Winter Lawn Care

//Winter Lawn Care

How to care for your lawn in the winter.

Prepare for Extreme Cold Temperatures

2017-10-05T19:09:09-05:00 By |Flowers, Maintenance, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

When extreme cold temperatures hit, special preparation should be taken to protect your home and lower heating costs. It may seem like a long list, but even minor changes can make a big difference. Following these steps can save money by preventing damage and keeping the warm air in your home, during cold temperatures: Blow [...]

Winter Grass Seedling Care

2017-10-05T19:09:10-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Mowing, Sprinkler System, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Grass seed that was planted in late August or early September may need mowing by early October. Seed that was not planted until late September, may not need mowing until the following March or early April. The later in the fall a lawn is seeded, the more care it will need over the winter. Care [...]

MOW NOW FOR A HEALTHIER LAWN THIS SPRING

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Lawn Care, Leaf Removal, Mowing, Spring Lawn Care, Winter Lawn Care|

Ever wonder why some lawns green up much earlier in the spring than others? The answer is simple and easy. Experts mow their lawns a little shorter than normal in late February or early March. It is time to mow now in Kansas City. Okay, so not everyone is eager to start mowing again, but [...]

FEBRUARY WINTER LAWN CARE TIPS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Leaf Removal, Mowing, Watering, Winter Lawn Care|

It’s easy to ignore your lawn in the winter, but these winter lawn care tips will save time and money when spring hits: Lawn Traffic • Keep foot, vehicle and pet traffic off the lawn as much as possible. If you cannot keep traffic off the lawn, look for ways to distribute the traffic over [...]

20 CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING IDEAS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Ideas, Tree Care, Winter Lawn Care|

There are many creative Christmas Tree Recycling Options. At the very least, be sure to take your tree to a local recycling center. KC: Kansas City Tree Recycling Mulch: The shedding needles can be used as mulch in your garden, and the branches can be added to your compost pile. Pine needles dry quickly and decompose [...]

WINTER GARDEN TIPS FOR A DELICIOUS GARDEN NEXT YEAR – Article 2

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Grass Seeding, Ideas, Winter Lawn Care|

Gather up your newest plant and seed catalogs and pull up your favorite gardening websites. More winter garden tips, now is a great time to plan and order seed and plant materials for next year’s garden. Purple Passion Asparagus – This asparagus is delicious! It's so sweet, mild, nutty flavored and tender that you will [...]

WINTER GARDEN TIPS FOR A DELICIOUS GARDEN NEXT YEAR – Article 1

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Landscaping, Winter Lawn Care|

Begin Next Year’s Garden Now With mowers and hoses put away, there are still a few important chores to finish that will improve the look and health of your home and garden, just by using these winter garden tips now: Apply Fresh Mulch Mulch Asparagus with Composted Leaves Cover Strawberries after Hard Frost Plant Garlic [...]

NOW IS THE TIME TO WINTERIZE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Sprinkler System, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Lawns, trees and shrubs need water year-round. The drought since August finally broke with last week’s rain and was exactly what we needed. The gentle, multi-day rain provided lawns and trees with one to two inches of moisture, enough to penetrate the soil to a depth of 8 to 12 inches, deep enough to replenish [...]

SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH THESE SIMPLE LAWN WINTERIZATION TIPS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Mowing, Sprinkler System, Tools, Winter Lawn Care|

There may still be a few important things that could make your lawn look better this winter and save you time and money next spring. If you have any questions about these lawn winterization tips or would like a referral, contact us online or call Martz Bros. Lawn and Tree Care at (913)789-9333. Lawn Winterization [...]

LAWN CARE FOR LATE FALL AND WINTER

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Leaf Removal, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Watering Lawn We had a very dry September and October and recent rains were not enough to make up the water deficit. To keep your lawn, trees and shrubs healthy, it is very important to deep water your entire landscape to a depth of 9 inches or more before the ground freezes. Test your lawn’s [...]