Monday, June 13, 2016

Grass Lawn Maintenance Tips for Phoenix Home Owners

Whether you are getting ready to sell your home, or getting ready for summer, having a great looking yard can be easy and fun.


How To Mow A Lawn Like A Pro

First off if you have grass yards, it is probably time to go out there and mow the grass down.

And of course you want to do that like a pro!

First thing is you need the right equipment to do the job right, so you need a lawn mower with a grass catcher, a weed wacker, then finally you need a leaf blower.

Secondly, you need to the right safety gear, good clothing protection to cover up from the sun’s rays plus sunscreen, good eye safety glasses, proper footwear and ear plugs or ear muffs.

Finally, you need to know what order to mow the lawn to do the job efficiently whether you are doing the job for money or to make the wife happy.

The order of job tasks is as follows: edges & trimming first, then mow, and finally blow away the small debris.



Lawn Aeration and Overseeding

Next after you get your lawn mowed like a pro, you will want to try and make it look like a golf course, right?

Yes! And what does every golf course superintendent do religiously without exception?  

Aerate and seed!



How To Plant Grass Seed

If your yard has some bare spots, here are a few tips to fill them in with lush grass.



The Secret to Killing Weeds

Did the long winter rest bring some unsightly weeds into your grass yard(s)?

What is the secret to killing weeds?

To be honest, there are no secrets.

When dealing with nature you have to formulate a plan based on the seasons.

Here is what to do:



How to Grow Flowers and Plants from Seed

Next are you wanting to add a new look to your yard(s)

Adding plants and flowers can do the trick.

One of the most cost efficient ways to add beautiful shrubbery to your home is starting with seeds.

Growing flowers from seed opens up the options for your garden and yard.

The steps in the video below will help you successfully grow plants from seeds and bring life and color to your outdoor living space.



How to Start a Flower Garden

Starting a flower garden is a great landscaping idea to beautify your yard or add to an existing garden.



Now you have some good ideas to make your grass lawn and yards really shine and make your neighbors jealous.

Plus, if you are getting ready to sell your home, a little extra work in the yards will make the front yard presentation “pop” to all potential buyers see as they roll up to your home for a walk through.



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