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Yard Maintenance through seasons : Useful Tips for you

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Yard maintenance tips given below for your benefit span all four seasons. You can read through separate sections for winter, spring, summer and fall, and get ideas to make your yard blossom the entire year!

Winter

Winter can be harsh on your plants; here are a few ways for you to reduce the extent of ruination.

Fertilizing

Early winter or late fall are the best times for fertilizing the soil. Give the lawn a good feeding of fertilizers to enrich the soil, and make up the depletion caused during hot summer months the previous year. Once you hit the winter months, the fertilizer will persist in the soil and offer nutrition to the roots of the lawn during the entire season.

Mowing

As winter approaches, make sure you lower gradually the cutting base of the lawn mower, every time you are on your lawn mowing routine. Lawn grass can face winter well, if you can cut it shorter and shorter in stages, and not in one go.

Prevent lawn traffic

It is easy to forget and fail to prevent foot traffic on the s…