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6 Reasons to Contact Meadowlark for Lawn Fertilization This Fall

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Book Your Lawn Fertilization Services Today Boost Your Property’s Curb Appeal

According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals, approximately one out of every three homeowners have a lawn on their property. This means one-third of property owners are responsible for implementing a regular routine of mowing, weeding, seeding, watering, and fertilizing.

Sounds like a lot, right?

For many homeowners, keeping up with their lawn and landscaping duties can be tough. They either lack the time or the know-how to perform the essential tasks that will keep their lawn lush and healthy. Specifically, lawn fertilization is easy to overlook if you do not know when or how to do it.

To provide some insight on the value of lawn fertilization, we are breaking down its top six benefits. Then, we will provide an overview of what to expect when you book lawn fertilization services with Meadowlark Landscape & Design in Wichita.

The Dangers of Not Performing Lawn Fertilization

Before we cover the many benefits of lawn fertilization services, let us discuss what happens when this task is neglected. When you think of lawn fertilization, think of food. Just like any living thing, your lawn requires soil and nutrients to grow and thrive.

When your yard is denied what it needs, it results in:

  • Dead or weak grass that cannot sustain its own growth.

  • A patchy lawn that is full of bald or yellow spots.

  • Increased weed growth.

  • A higher risk of invasive pests.

  • Overall diminished appearance.

The 6 Main Perks of Booking Professional Lawn Fertilization Services

Now that you are up to speed on what can happen when a lawn is neglected, we will cover the benefits of professional lawn fertilization. Most standard lawn fertilizers contain phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium, all of which are essential nutrients for promoting soil health and grass growth.

Professional lawn fertilization services benefit homeowners by:

  • Helping their lawns recover from the intense heat and prolonged sunlight of the summer.

  • Providing all the essential nutrients and minerals lawns need for healthy growth.

  • Mitigating weed growth, especially when the fertilizer contains weed prevention or chemical treatments.

  • Increasing the lawn’s resistance to pests and diseases.

  • Protecting the soil so that soil runoff (erosion) is eliminated and nutrients are less likely to become depleted.

  • Aerating the soil, which is by far the best way to seed. It helps with soil compaction, air exchange, water and fertilizer intake, reduces water run-off during seeding, and improves root growth.

For residents of Wichita, lawn fertilization can revive a dead or struggling lawn, bringing it back to full health. You will no longer need to worry that your lawn is the neighborhood eyesore.

What to Know About Lawn Fertilization Services

The mistake that many homeowners make is thinking all fertilization jobs are performed the same way. However, take a moment and think about your lawn. Your grass and soil’s condition are unique. The grass species of your lawn may not be the same as your neighbor down the street. Factors like these ultimately determine what type of lawn fertilizer works best.

There is also a right and a wrong way to perform lawn fertilization services. Apply too little, and your lawn will not get the nutrients and minerals that it needs. Apply too much, and your yard will suffer from “fertilizer burn,” which scorches your soil and kills your grass.

When you book professional lawn fertilization services through Meadowlark Landscape & Design, homeowners can expect our team to:

  • Professionally assess the current state of your yard.

  • Select the correct lawn fertilization products for your yard’s grass species and condition.

  • Use fertilizer spreaders that ensure even coverage.

  • Provide solutions for any invasive pests or weeds on the property.

  • Follow up at the appropriate time to ensure our lawn fertilization services are yielding the intended results.

  • Answer any questions you may have about how to maintain your lawn throughout the fall and winter seasons.

Looking for Lawn Care Services Near You? Contact Meadowlark Landscape & Design Today!

When a lawn is fertilized using the right products and application methods, it can completely revive an unhealthy yard to its former glory - or make it even better than it was before. By delivering the nutrients and minerals your yard requires, you can count on healthy, sustained growth while mitigating problems like pest infestation, crabgrass, and weeds.

If you are a resident of Wichita, lawn fertilization is easy to book and affordable. Simply contact the team at Meadowlark Landscape & Design to get an estimate and schedule your appointment.

We can also answer any outstanding questions you may have about lawn fertilization services and how and when we perform them. For example, it is currently too cool to seed Bermuda grass; however, tall fescue seeding is in season. In general, the best time to seed is Sept. 1st - Oct. 15th.

Call (316) 880-0227 to book lawn fertilization or one of our many other landscaping services we provide. You can also email us using the contact form on our website.

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