Fall is upon us and that means that it’s time to help your yard while the weather changes and before winter is here. So if you’re wondering how to maintain your yard during the fall, read the ways you can do it below.
Even though it’s getting cooler outside, it’s still important to keep up with the watering of your grass and plants. One of the best ways to conserve water is to allow the rain to help you when watering your yard. Don’t water your plants or yard on days with heavy rain.
Keeping your lawn mowed and short is important to maintain during the fall. When your grass is too long it has a higher chance of getting snow mold. It also causes the blades of grass to lay down closer to the ground and prevents the new grass from growing.
Raking your leaves is important to maintaining your leaves. Don’t mow your leaves, instead try to rake them up when they’re dry
Pulling weeds is important all year round. Weeds steal water and other important nutrients from the plants around them. Therefore it’s essential that you make sure your yard doesn’t become overgrown with weeds.
In order to maintain a healthy yard, you need to aerate the soil. Aerating means you’re creating holes in the ground. This allows the roots of your plants to survive for longer and is an essential part of taking care of the soil.
Pruning your plants in the fall ensures that your plants don’t look overgrown and that your flowers will grow back healthy during the next year. It’s important to know when your plants bloom and when they need to be pruned. While most plants tend to need pruning in the fall, there’s some that need it during different seasons. Research your plants to find out.
Fertilizing your grass is also an important part of maintaining your yard’s health and aesthetic beauty. Properly utilizing fertilizer will allow for your grass and plants to grow back after the winter greener and healthier.
Gutters are what catch rain but they also tend to catch debris. It’s important to maintain your gutters by cleaning out the debris and dirt that accumulates in them.