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How to Protect Your Lawn from Weeds and Pests in Muskegon

8/4/2020
The best way to avoid weeds and pests in your lawn is good lawn health. Regular mowing, watering, and appropriate fertilizing all promote healthy lawn care in West Michigan

The best way to avoid weeds and pests in your lawn is good lawn health. Regular mowing, watering, and appropriate fertilizing all promote healthy lawn care in West Michigan, which is your best defense to unwanted weeds or lawn pests.

Pest damage and weeds are unsightly on your property and they can have a major impact on how well your plants will grow, flower and fruit. Weeds compete very successfully for water and plant food, while insects and other chewing pests can cause so much damage, plants may die. Freeing your garden of weeds and pests will make a huge difference in how good your garden looks and how well everything grows. Here are some tips on how to protect your lawn from weeds and pests in Muskegon.

For Common Weeds

It is a fact of life that if we have a lawn and garden we will have to deal with weeds from time to time. The trick is to control weeds early rather than let them get out of control and set seed all over your yard – this is bad news! Some single plants can produce up to 10,000 seeds.

By keeping your lawn professionally maintained by lawn care specialists in West Michigan like Preferred Lawn Care, watered and healthy you will not have any problems with weeds. A healthy lawn will suffocate most weeds. Proper lawn care service in  Muskegon, Grand Haven, and Whitehall is always the best way to remove weeds.  Mowing regularly can also stop weeds from setting seed. Most problem weeds grow and take over lawns during the winter season.

Prevention is always better than cure! Maintaining a healthy lawn in West Michigan will help to stave off weeds as they won’t be able to grow well.

For Common Pests

  • Ants
  • African black beetles
  • Lawn grubs

If you have ants, African black beetles, and lawn grubs, it’s best to speak to an expert like Preferred Lawn Care. There are some products available for various grubs, however, expert opinion is always the first step. Give your lawn thorough water after applying the pesticide, particularly over summer. It’s best to do the treatment when it’s mild and your lawn has some moisture in it rather than in hot, dry conditions.

To prevent lawn grubs from taking hold, avoid watering late in the evening as some grubs like a moist environment and will thrive in a damp lawn overnight, and aerate to encourage deeper, more resilient roots.

At Preferred Lawn Care, we offer lawn care services to keep your lawn looking at its best all year round. These includes:

  • Weekly – Bi/Weekly – Monthly Packages
  • Fertilization and Weed Control
  • Aeration
  • Shrub and Ornamental Care
  • Pruning
  • Mulch
  • Stone and More.

As well as all the usual lawn care services such as irrigation, landscaping and hardscape services we also stock our range of lawn care products. Introducing Preferred Lawn Care’s range of premium lawn care products designed to easily address a range of common lawn problems and give you the best lawn in West Michigan.

The lawn care professionals at Preferred Lawn Care in West Michigan, area work to not only exterminate various weeds and pest but also renew and reinvigorate your lawn. We implement a treatment program that ensures a full and healthy lawn every year.

If you are ready to have the experts at Preferred Lawn Care, provide lawn care services in Muskegon, Grand Haven, and Whitehall propertycontact us today.

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