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4 Tips for Caring Your Lawn This Winter

by SEQUOIA LAND DESIGN Sequoia Land Design

As the winter approaches, the days of unwinding in the sunshine in your beautifully curated lawn are replaced by the wet, snowy weather that covers up all the greenery with the white ice sheet. You just left with the coaxing thoughts that you should be doing something to keep the outdoor healthy and functional. When it’s cold outside, it becomes an important task to care about your lawn and its features.


Here are the four tips that may help you caring your lawn this winter season.

1 - Mowing

At the end of the autumn, you should take up the lawnmower, set its blade to the lowest, and cut off the final young growth of the grass of the season. The little evolved grass tends to be less tangible than the deep roots and easily get affected by snow and moist. During the lower temperature, grass stores its most energy in the root system and new grass starts growing up once the temperature warms up. Mowing before winter helps in keeping the grass healthy and avoiding mold and fungus.

2 – Caring Hardscape

Most of the households utilize rock salt to preserve their stone walkways and pavers. It’s better to use sand or magnesium chloride in order to melt the ice from the stone walkway Edison surface. Salt is not considered good solution as it can harm and degrade the concrete. Either you can use sodium-free other products that are made for ice melting. Though Unilock pavers come with great strength and do not absorb much water, you can install a snowmelt system under it that will effectively prevent snow and ice build-up. It helps in avoiding slips and falls and makes it reliable for walking.

3 – Keep the Lawn Clean

The right preparation is needed during the fall season to keep the yawn ready for the forthcoming frosty season. Fallen leaves get easily piled up and could lead to settle the pests and suffocate the grass. It’s better to rake the leaves once a week. You can use dry leaves for mulching as well. Wet leaves are slippery and can damage the soil or plants under them. If you have a backyard fire pit Woodbridge, make sure it is well-covered and protected from the snow.

4 – Maintain Outdoor Lighting

During the winter months, your low-voltage landscape lighting Edison becomes truly advantageous. When the ice covers your home building and roof, the ground lighting fixtures create beautiful reflection and make the exterior lovely at nighttime. If you’re really fond of decorating exteriors with a variety of lights, you should be wary of snow damaging the landscape lighting. Maintaining outdoor lighting makes sure safety, enhances curb-appeal, and aids illuminating the area throughout the season.

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