Property maintenance goes a long way, and removing dead leaves offers many benefits. The most important benefit is that it will help your grass grow. A thick layer of fallen leaves can deprive grass of sunlight, which gets in the way of the growth of some cool-season grasses, such as Kentucky bluegrass, which are revitalized in the fall. Cool-season lawn grasses are most active in moderately cool fall weather when they must “make hay” to strengthen their root systems.
Here are a few more benefits of removing leaves:
Stay tuned there’s more to come!
Did you know that Fall is a great time for Landscape maintenance and installation? While Spring is the season that most people think about landscaping, Fall is often an even better time for updating your yards.
Depending on whether you are pruning, planting, renovating your lawn or possibly adding irrigation there are many reasons why Fall is a prime season for landscaping projects. One of the benefits is the increased moisture and cooler temps. This weather is beneficial as it helps new plants to become established and provides a good growing environment. You may also think about drainage and irrigation as the increased rain will reveal any problem areas.
Stay tuned for more helpful landscaping tips!