Free 80 page book, Secrets to a Great Lawn when you request a free lawn analysis online. This book is a reference guide and includes information on weeds, insects, fungal, and disease problems as well as general care, such as when to water and how high to mow.
Our free 16 point analysis includes a written report on the following:
1. Soil PH: If the soil PH isn’t right, Nitrogen or Iron isn’t available to the plant because it’s bound to the soil. The first step to proper lawn care is a soil analysis, which is always free from us.
2. Fertility: The sum total of nutrients in your soil.
3. Grass Types: Most lawns are not one grass type, and it’s best to know which types are prevalent in your lawn in order to provide the best care.
4. Turf Density: It’s important to keep your lawn thick as dense, healthy turf discourage weeds and crabgrass.
5. Color: The color of your grass says a lot about its health. A light colored lawn may mean it’s lacking important nutrients. Different varieties of turf have different color optimums.
6. Thatch: Thatch is a layer of leaves, stems, and roots above the soil. Too much thatch will reduce a lawn’s response to fertilizer, affect watering practices, and start disease and insect problems.
7. Lawn Diseases: Because disease is difficult to predict, we can’t guarantee your lawn will not be affected by them. If disease is a problem, we can assist you to see what steps can help your lawn recover.
8. Soil Type: Knowing the type and condition of your soil will help determine your lawn’s needs.
9. Broadleaf Weed: Some weeds can be more difficult to control, as some weeds spread more rapidly than others. It’s best to have a professional prescribe the proper weed controls for best results.
10. Mowing: Cutting certain grass types too low or infrequently can cause the lawn to turn brown and increase its susceptibility to weed, disease, and crabgrass.
11. Insects: Thousands of insects live in your grass. Some are helpful, some threaten your lawn’s health and vitality. It’s important to know if damaging insects are present so they can be prevented or controlled.
12. Shade: Seeing your lawn’s exposure to sunlight helps determine the type of grass that grows best in that area.
13. Watering: The amount of water your lawn receives is critical to its health. Improper watering is usually the cause of pale, sparse turf and many disease and weed problems.
14. Problem Grasses: Certain grasses are classified as a weed because they disrupt the appearance of your lawn. Grassy weeds are reduced easily with service visits, but most perennial grassy weed are difficult to control.
15. Potential: Some lawns, no matter how much work is put into them, will never look as lush and healthy as others. Be aware of those who over promise the guarantee of a perfect lawn.
16. Present Conditions: Even great looking lawns require continual care. We can help maintain lawns at its best.