Fall Lawn Care Tips: Aerating, Seeding and Top Dressing

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It might sound crazy to be thinking about cold weather in early August, but getting your fall lawn care planned out now means you can sit back and relax when the leaves turn and football is on the TV. You’ve got a lot of options when it comes to aerating and re-seeding your lawn, so we thought we’d try and help you decide which is best for you.

Late August and early September are the best times of the year to aerate and re-seed your lawn because the temperature is just right and the moisture level is perfect for seed germination.  If you do a little prep now, your grass is going to thank you later by coming back green and healthy next spring.

There are three common things that you can do to get your lawn in top shape right now: aeration, overseeding and top-dressing.  Each method  has its own benefits and when they’re combined the results are top-notch. Continue reading

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Think it’s too soon to be thinking about seeding?  We don’t think so.  Having a lawn care plan for the fall will go a long way towards ensuring your grass stays healthy through the cold months and comes up looking great next spring.  Whether your plan includes aerating, drop seeding or slit seeding, we’ve got seeders for rent that’ll help you get the job done as efficiently as possible. Continue reading