Spring Into Action: How to Get Your Property Ready for the Season
Mar 03, 2023
Spring is almost here, and it's time to get your property ready for the warmer months ahead. From planting new flowers to cleaning up debris from the winter, there are several things you can do to make your property look fresh and inviting.
First things first, let's tackle that spring clean-up. Take a walk around your property and clear out any debris, branches, or leaves that have accumulated over the winter. While you're at it, make sure your gutters and drainage systems are in tip-top shape. Trust us, this will make a big difference in the appearance and functionality of your property.
Next, let's focus on your landscaping. Spring is the perfect time to plant new flowers and trees, adding some color to your property. Try planting low-maintenance perennials that will come back year after year. And don't forget about your existing plants! Give them some love by pruning any dead or damaged branches and fertilizing them for healthy growth.
Prepare Your Lawn
If you have a lawn, now is the time to start preparing it for the warmer months ahead. Here are some tips on what should be done to get you ready:
Remove dead leaves
If you haven't already, rake up any dead leaves and debris from your lawn. This will help prevent mold and disease from forming and allow your grass to grow properly.
Fertilize your lawn
Start applying fertilizers once overnight temperatures are over 10 °C. Applying fertilizer to your lawn can help promote healthy growth and give it the nutrients it needs to thrive. Look for a fertilizer that is appropriate for your type of grass. At Mountainview we love our Spring fertilizer, as it has a fast release of nitrogen, which helps to give the grass a kick-start in the spring and green up fast.
Mow your lawn
As the weather starts to warm up, your grass will begin to grow more quickly. Giving it a good mowing now will help encourage new growth and prevent it from becoming too long and unruly.
Aerate your lawn
Aerating your lawn involves poking small holes in the soil to allow air, water, and nutrients to penetrate more easily. This can help improve the health of your lawn and make it more resilient to drought and other stressors.
Apply cedar mulch to flowerbeds
Cedar mulch is an excellent option to apply to flowerbeds as it offers several benefits.
It can help retain moisture in the soil, suppress weed growth, and improve the appearance of the flowerbed. It also has a pleasant scent and can repel certain insects, making it a popular choice among gardeners.
Outdoor Living Spaces
Once you've taken care of your landscaping, it's time to focus on your outdoor living spaces. Clean your outdoor furniture and make any necessary repairs. Add some new cushions or pillows to freshen up the look. Consider adding some outdoor lighting to create a warm and inviting ambiance for those spring nights.
Getting your property spring ready doesn't have to be overwhelming. By taking it one step at a time, you can make a big difference in the appearance and functionality of your property. So, grab your gloves and get to work!