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Learn all the lawn care tips you need to make your lawn the best that it can be, with help from the professional lawn care experts at Spring-Green. Browse the articles below and start working towards the yard you've always wanted.

How to Install & Maintain Automatic Sprinklers
The proper installation and use of an automatic sprinkler is not only great for helping your lawn stay hydrated and healthy, but it can also save you money. Making sure that your lawn is getting enough water and maintaining your automated water system are important steps in taking proper care of your lawn. Read more about how to benefit from automatic sprinklers.


The Benefits of Consistent Lawn Care
As the needs and growth habits of lawns change, so do the services and programs that are needed to keep them healthy and lush. Providing all season care for your lawn is key to keeping it weed free, thicker, and healthier. Read more about consistent lawn care

Regular watering is an important part of proper lawn care - so using an irrigation system can help keep your lawn looking and feeling its best. Find out the difference between manual and automatic irrigation systems, and choose the one that will work best for your landscape and your schedule, when you read this article on irrigation system benefits.
 
Some irrigation system maintenance is better left to the professionals - but there are a few tasks you can do at home to keep your system working properly until your next scheduled appointment. From realigning sprinkler heads to adjusting heads so you aren't getting any overspray, this article can help you get started. Read through our tips for performing at-home irrigation system maintenance.

Core Aeration Benefits
Core aeration allows water and nutrients to easily reach the root level of your lawn and controls lawn thatch, leading to thicker, stronger roots for a healthier lawn. Read more about how your lawn care program can benefit from core aeration.

Fall Lawn Care Tips
Properly preparing your lawn in the fall can help maintain its health throughout cold winter months and give it a head start for spring. Read more tips for getting your lawn ready in the fall.

How to Protect Your Lawn from Grass and Lawn Diseases
Different lawns require different care procedures. The environment of your lawn, the care it receives, and its health can all have distinct effects on the problems that can occur. Not all grass is greener on the other side. Find out why by reading more about insect and disease problems among different lawns.

 How to Fix and Prevent Lawn Damage from Small Animals
Small animals like raccoons, skunks or moles can be harmful to your lawn and landscape. Keeping insects like grubs at bay with proper lawn care techniques is one possible solution to keeping your lawn pest free and beautiful. Read more about lawn damage from small animals.

Lawn Mowing Tips
Proper lawn care includes knowing when and how to mow your lawn in order to get the best results. Not only should you consider the height at which you mow, but you should also keep in mind how your mowing techniques and the care of leftover clippings effect the environment. Continue reading for more tips.

Lawn Seeding Tips
Grass diseases, pests, even the weather can have negative impacts on your lawn growth. Grass seeding is a lawn care process that can help thicken up thinning lawns, but should be done during the best time using the right seed and watering methods. Learn about proper lawn seeding.

 How to Control Lawn Thatch
Thatch -- the layer of dead or living organic matter and stems that forms above the soil -- can be healthy in small doses. However, when the soil in your lawn can't break it down fast enough, it can become a home for hostile insects and a breeding ground for lawn diseases. Learn what steps need to be taken to control lawn thatch.

Lawn Watering Tips
Knowing when and how much to water is crucial to the health of your grass, plants, shrubs and trees. Read more about lawn watering.

 Controlling Moles in Your Lawn
The United States is home to seven different types of mole, all of which can wreak havoc on your lawn and garden. Read more about moles.

More Lawn Watering Tips
Water is an essential element in the survival of all living things, especially your lawn. Proper watering practices depending on the soil, season, and type of grass you have play a large part in your lawn's overall health. Learn more about proper lawn watering and ensure a beautiful, hydrated lawn.

Identifying & Controlling Moss in Your Lawn
Moss may not always grow on the north side of trees and it might not be able to guide those lost in the woods. But it does send a different kind of signal to us. Read more about dealing with moss.

 
 How to Protect Your Lawn from Salt Damage
Salt damage occurs when salt is splashed onto a lawn or if it is absorbed through the roots. The accumulation of salt over time can lead to weaker plant life, or death. Proper prevention and modification techniques can help dilute salt accumulation and preserve the life of your lawn and landscape. Read more about salt damage prevention.

Seeding Your Lawn
The cold winter months can take a toll on your lawn resulting in weak, bare, or thinning areas. Reseeding is a lawn care method that, if properly done, can help grass growth and health. Knowing the right season, amount, and type of seed to use is important in successful reseeding. Read more about the benefits of reseeding.

 How to Identify Slime Mold on Grass
Slime molds are organisms that can be found on grass blades or the lower branches or leaves of plants. However unsightly, these slimy organisms are actually a beneficial member to the ecosystem of your lawn and landscape. Read more about slime mold.

Spring Cleanup Tips for Your Yard
Preparing your lawn for its premier season, spring, involves more than raking and cleaning up the dead leaves that collected last fall. Proper spring cleanup requires a proactive approach and sometimes a little damage control in order to keep your lawn looking its best. Learn about effective spring cleanup.

Summer Lawn Care Tips
The warmer weather provides more opportunity to enjoy your lawn, so it has to look great while remaining resilient to the heat. Summer also brings new challenges in pest and weed control. Learn the best summer care tips for keeping your lawn green and healthy.

 The Benefits of Total Lawn Care
Proper lawn care and maintenance requires more than just the usual trimming and mowing. Total lawn care involves pest control, weed prevention, and fertilization in order to maintain healthy growing grass that is not only beneficial to the environment, but also the value of your home.. Learn about the multiple benefits of total lawn care.

Controlling Voles
Voles are a species of mice that can grow to be larger than the typical house mouse. Typically found in fields or storage areas, these creatures feed on grass throughout the winter from tunnels under the snow and can impact your lawn. Read more about voles.

 How to Control & Prevent Weeds
Weeds are unwanted plants that can have a detrimental effect on your lawn and landscape. The proper weed prevention techniques and weed control methods can prevent these nuisances from taking their toll on your grass and plant life. Learn the benefits of proper weed control.

What's the Best Care?
There are a number of options for lawn care, including traditional, organic and hybrid care plans. Spring-Green combines the best qualities into our organic-based program. Learn which method will provide the best care for your lawn.
 
 
Shady areas in a yard can make it impossible to grow grass. The best solution is to find ground cover plants that can withstand the dense shade or you can switch to much for this area of your landscape. You can choose from evergreen or non-evergreen plants. Find out more about how to add ground cover plants to your yard.