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How Regular Weed Control Treatments Benefit Your Lawn

How Regular Weed Control Treatments Benefit Your Lawn

Lawn care is very important for any homeowner’s yard. Regular mowing, fertilization, and proper irrigation are the most common types of maintenance we think of when we talk about lawn care, however, there are several other services that are just as important to your lawn’s health. One of the most important lawn care services you can provide your lawn is regular weed control.

Without weed control, weeds suffocate your grass and slowly kill it, reversing all your hard work. Weeds wreak havoc on your lawn and diminish your home’s curb appeal and value. If you live in Palm Beach, Jupiter, Manalapan, and the surrounding areas, here are some ways regular weed control treatments benefit your lawn.


West Palm Beach, Florida weed controlled lawn.

Weed Control Preserves Your Lawn’s Health

Weed control is absolutely essential to your lawn’s health. Without it, weeds quickly spread throughout your lawn and choke your grass by depriving it of much-needed space, nutrients, water, and light. Weeds compete with your grass, and because they grow remarkably fast, they often quickly absorb nutrients before your grass has time to soak them up. This leads to an imbalance of nutrients...

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Why It's Vital to Ensure Your Lawn Is Maintained

Why It's Vital to Ensure Your Lawn Is Maintained

Maintaining your lawn is very important for many reasons. Regular lawn maintenance promotes your lawn’s health, prevents diseases and harmful pests, eliminates weeds, and increases your home’s curb appeal and value.

Here are some reasons why it’s vital to keep your lawn maintained in Palm Beach, Jupiter, Manalapan, and the surrounding areas.


Promotes Optimum Health & Nutrient Absorption

Grass grows at an astounding rate. Ensuring your lawn is regularly trimmed is vital to its health as it keeps the grass blades at the proper height for photosynthesis and nutrient absorption. Infrequent mowing is detrimental to your lawn’s health as it cuts off more than one-third of the grass blade at once. Removing more than one-third leaves your lawn vulnerable to weeds, dehydration, and heat damage, and sends the grass blades into shock. When this happens, your grass doesn’t absorb the nutrients it needs to stay strong and healthy.

When thatch builds up in your grass, it blocks the grass blades from receiving the proper amount of water, sunlight, and nutrients, causing them to starve and die. Removing thatch and aerating your...

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What Is Verticutting & How It Benefits Your Grass

What Is Verticutting & How It Benefits Your Grass

Your home's lawn is a large part of your property and therefore should look its best. When dead grass and debris build up on your lawn, it can wreak havoc on your grass and kill it, preventing it from looking its best and reaching its full potential.

Removing thatch with verticutting is a necessary and important step in your lawn care routine to keep your grass healthy and green all year long. If you live in Palm Beach, Jupiter, Manalapan, or the surrounding areas, it's time to consider how your lawn can benefit from verticutting.


What Is Verticutting?

Verticutting, also known as vertical mowing, is a process that removes thatch buildup from your lawn. Thatch is a layer of dead grass, debris, and roots, that builds up over time between your lawn's soil and grass, and if it's not removed thatch can destroy your lawn. Verticutting is essential to your lawn's health and visual appeal.


How Does Verticutting Work?

This lawn in Jupiter, FL is being verticut to remove thatch buildup.

Verticutting simply removes thatch buildup from your lawn by pulling up the layer of dead mass that accumulates beneath your grass. Verticutting can be done by using a rake with tines or even a dethatching machine, ...

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Why You Should Hire Licensed, Insured, & Bonded Professionals

Why You Should Hire Licensed, Insured, & Bonded Professionals

Before hiring anyone to work on your property, there are many things to consider such as their reputation, how long they’ve been in business, their portfolio, and more. One of the most important things to examine, though, is whether or not the company is insured and licensed.

Hiring a company that isn’t insured or licensed can come back to bite property owners. Here are some reasons you need to hire licensed, insured, and bonded professionals to take care of your luxury lawn and landscaping needs in Palm Beach, Jupiter, Manalapan, and nearby Florida areas.


What Kind of Insurance Should People Who Work on Your Property Have?

Licensed contractors working on a property in Palm Beach

According to Angie’s List, those who work on your property, especially contractors, should have both liability and worker’s compensation. The liability insurance protects your property if the contractor causes any damage to it, and the worker’s compensation ensures that no claims are made against the insurance for your property. Claims against your insurance make your rates increase and you may have to end up paying the deductible.

You should always ask to see verification of a service...

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