Day camp ended today for my son. School starts in 12 days, and the evening weather has a refreshing breeze to it. No doubt: fall is on its way; a favorite season for spending outdoor time together as a family--furry sibling included.
This is also the best time of year to prep your living landscape for spring.
Here’s what you need to do now to have a fabulous and pupproved family yard this fall and beyond.
Remove Leaves: Mulching your leaves rather than raking and bagging is good for your lawn and the environment. As shredded leaves decompose, they feed your lawn, naturally.
Aerate the Family Lawn: Aerating prevents soil from becoming compacted and covered with thatch - a thick layer of roots, stems and debris that blocks water, oxygen and nutrients from reaching the soil.
Mow at the Right Height: Keep cutting your grass until the first hard frost. Find the just-right length for your species, typically between 2-3 inches, to keep your grass healthy when it turns cold.
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3 Ways to Eat Peaches This Summer
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Fresh Summer Peach Cocktail Recipe
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Water Wisely: If you’re not getting at least an inch of water a week from Mother Nature, you’ll want to keep watering through the fall. Install watering solutions, such as smart controllers on irrigation systems, to help conserve water.
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