To many people lawn maintenance may not look as a much of a task, and if you happen to be one of those many people who perceive lawn care to be a simple task of watering and mowing, then it is about time you change your perception. While tasks like mowing, watering, fertilization and aeration are the essential tasks and are the most repeated aspects of landscaping, equipping yourself with proper knowledge and know-how in undertaking such tasks is very beneficial. To keep a healthy and beautiful lawn you can utilize basic tips on lawn care and maintenance as shown below:
Mowing is the cutting of the grass on your lawn to a required height after a specified period. Mowing stresses grass and if it is not done appropriately, it can result in tattered and brown grass which can negatively affect the lawn appearance and also risk the health of your turf. To minimize such stress you should do your mowing in the morning or in the evening. Avoid mowing during the day when the sun is up because the heat can cause the grass to go into shock. Do not also mow when the grass is wet. This will prevent the transfer of diseases from one plant to another and it also makes mowing easier.
Your lawn needs to be watered properly and regularly so that the plants can flourish. The rain usually provides most of the water required by plants but in some drier areas watering …