Lawn Care Program
THE MAINELY GRASS FIVE-STEP PROGRAM
We recommend a Five-Step Basic Program along with Premium Beneficial services. Each program is customized to your lawn’s specific needs.
- Step 1
This application will provide a balanced fertilization which will promote early spring green-up. Also applied is a pre-emergent application for controlling crabgrass and other problem annual grasses.
- Step 2
Concentrates on broadleaf weeds such as dandelions, hawkweed and clover. We will also use a balanced fertilizer to increase the health and vigor of the lawn.
- Step 3
Granular slow release fertilizers are used to provide proper nutrition when moisture supplies are unavailable. Broad-leaf weed control and surface insect control is applied as needed.
- Step 4
Lawn Care Program Continuation of lawn and pest control monitoring. We also apply a balanced fertilizer to enhance plant development and growth, and to maintain healthy color.
- Step 5
This fall fertilization helps root development, which in turn creates new grass plants and a thicker lawn. We also control any remaining weeds or other pests at this time.
Grub Control: This treatment will control the grass root feeding larva of the Japanese beetle and other white grubs. We will be applying this at the same time as step two or three.
Lime: This service helps to keep the acidity level in the soil in check which makes for a better growing environment for desirable grass plants. This treatment will be applied in the fall.
Aeration and Overseeding: Helps reduce soil compaction and thatch build-up while allowing for better root development. Overseeding will build a thicker and healthier lawn