Getting Your Yard Prepared for Fall

Now that summer is almost over, it is very important to get your yard ready for the fall. As new seasons come and go, it is a very good idea to prepare for the next season in every way that you can. Doing this with your yard will allow it to be both healthy and productive in nature for you. It is an investment in time and effort, but it is one that will pay off in the long run.

First of all, consider changing up the way that you take care of your yard from week to week. During the summer, the lawn is going to grow at a rapid rate and is going to be watered nightly and will require a lot of care. During the fall, the lawn is going to slow down with growth and you don’t need to water as much, and you should be preparing for the leaves to fall from the trees.

Since the growth of plants is going to be slowed, the transition to fall is a great time to definitely weed and get your garden beds looking their best. You also have the ability to clean up your lawn by mowing it carefully and doing the weed whacking and trimming as well. You have the time to do the job well and make effort while doing it, since the results will be more permanent. Also, you can gather up leaves much easier if your yard is immaculate as the leaves are falling.

This is also a great time to clean out gutters and drainage areas on your property, especially ones that are bordering your lawn. This will allow better results when it gets colder and starts raining. When it all comes down to it, this time should be viewed as transitory one that should be used to prepare your yard for another season.

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