Is there a right or wrong method of lawn mowing?
Yes, you should alternate the direction in which you mow each time. If you continue to mow in the same direction, your lawn will form ruts from the wheels of the mower. The grass also tends to bend over and not take a good cut if mowed repeatedly in the same direction.

Why mow your lawn regularly?
Mowing your grass on a regular basis helps stimulate your grass to better health and helps your lawn to become greener and healthier; it is not merely about keeping it at a certain height.

What is included with the 4-step fertilizer program?

  • The first application contains a pre-emergent crabgrass preventer.
  •  The second application contains a higher nitrogen fertilizer that helps green up and feed your lawn.
  • The third focuses on giving your lawn a lighter feeding of nitrogen.
  • The final application winterizes your lawn. This application provides nutrients that increase winter hardiness and enhances your lawn's green color. This application will make your lawn healthier and greener next spring.

Can I mow the same day I fertilize?
It is recommend that you wait to mow 24 to 48 hours after any liquid fertilizer;however, you can mow immediately after a granular treatment is applied.

Should I water my lawn after fertilizing?
In most cases when using liquid weed control, crabgrass control, or insect control it is not recommended to water immediately afterwards. This will allow the material to be absorbed into the grass plant. When using a granular fertilizer, it is recommended that the material be watered in. Watering within the first few days will enhance the effectiveness of the product.

How should I water my lawn?
You should water deeply and infrequently. The goal for most lawns is 1" per week, and it is best if that is delivered "all at once" instead of over several days.

What will aeration do for my lawn?
Aeration opens up the soil, allowing air and water penetration into the root zone of the grass. This process loosens compacted soil and improves root development thereby helping develop a stronger more stress resistant plant and improved thickness in the lawn.

Why Is Pruning Plants Important?
Pruning promotes growth by removing dead branches, leaves, and flowers. Plants will be able to grow stronger and look better without the drain of dead foliage.

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Ground Effects
3805 Ridge Rd

Deerfield, WI 53531


Phone:(608) 692-6912

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