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Why You Should Have Your Yard Fertilized in the Spring

Fertilization is a key step in having a beautiful and healthy lawn. But, you cannot simply fertilize your yard the first chance you have a free weekend. The timing is crucial for you to get the most benefits. The best time to fertilize your lawn is in the spring. Keep reading to learn why you should have your yard fertilized in spring.

Get an Early Start

By fertilizing your yard in the spring, you get an early start on the process of having an excellent lawn and set yourself up for having a successful growing season. Any areas of your yard that were adversely affected by the harsh winter will have extra time to heal and get back to normal. The best fertilizer to use is one that is high in nitrogen and potassium.

Root Development

The roots of the grass blades in your yard are just as vital as the roots of your flowers. When you fertilize your yard in the spring, you give the roots of the grass more time to develop and take hold. The roots can more easily deepen, which leads to strong and more resilient grass. Ultimately, the grass will be stronger and last throughout the hot summer months.

Crabgrass Control

Crabgrass can be an annoying problem for anyone with a yard. The best way to prevent crabgrass from developing is to have a thick and healthy lawn. Fertilizing your yard in the spring is the first step on having a lawn that resists crabgrass growth. Fertilizing in spring allows the grass to take root and grow, so the crabgrass does not have a chance to infiltrate the yard and take over.

 

Fertilizing your yard in the spring is the first step to having a fantastic yard all season long. It helps to solidify grass growth while simultaneously preventing the growth of crabgrass and other weeds. Now that spring is just around the corner, it is time to start making your lawn fertilization plans. Since lawn fertilization in the spring is a vital first step in maintaining a healthy yard, it is not something that you should take on yourself. Instead, leave it to a skilled professional so you can be assured the job is done right. If you are ready to schedule your spring fertilization application, contact Pest Bear today.

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