Transitioning Your Landscape from Summer to Fall

As the seasons change, so should your landscaping practices to keep up with your landscape maintenance.

The challenges you face when tending to your garden and your lawn during the summer are different than the ones you’ll deal with when fall arrives. But these are challenges that you’ll be able to overcome with the right preparation. Read on to learn some tips for transitioning your landscape from summer to fall:

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  • This is a good time to deal with problems with your lawn. Start with core aeration, the practice of mechanically removing small bits of thatch and soil from your lawn to help it breathe. As the summer’s hottest temperatures recede, you can, well, reseed your lawn.
  • Give your lawn a rest from the mower and let your grass grow a bit. This gives your lawn time to recover without having to expend energy on regrowing.
  • If you have water features in your yard, start to cover them. This will keep fallen leaves from clogging their irrigation systems.

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