What Is Winterizer And Why Your Lawn Needs It
Here are some tips to help you make the process quick and easy.
- Once the final leaves have fallen and are cleaned up or mulched into your lawn the winterizing can begin.
- Rake up any dead thatch from the lawn. This can be done by hand with a rake, or you can rent a motorized lawn rake for larger lawns.
- Once that thatch is loosed up you can either compost it or bag it to be picked up.
- Apply a winterizing fertilizer per the maker’s instructions on the bag. Both Scott’s and the Ace branded fertilizers do a terrific job at promoting a time-release feeding and deeper root growth.
- Once applied you just need to water it once for about ½ an hour to help the granules settle in.
These easy steps will help limit the chances of a winter mold forming if you get a lot of snow and help to start the lawn quicker when spring rolls around next year.
Source: tips.acehardware.com ~ by Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert ~ Image: Canva Pro
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