Of course, you can’t control the rain, but you can take steps to help your lawn get through periods of both rain and drought. We’ve put together this post ” Chesterfield VA Lawn Care – Challenges of Too Much Rain ” to help consumers identify problems that may come about from too much rain. We want to help you protect your Picture Perfect Lawn.
After it rains, put on some boots and walk around your yard to check for puddles or standing water. Your lawn can only absorb a limited amount of water at a time. If there are low spots in your yard that cause standing water, it is best to bring in some fill dirt and reseeding the area.
Like any plant, grass needs the right balance of food and water to maintain a healthy turf. The second visit of our Picture Perfect annual lawn care maintenance plan introduces humic acids to the soil to aid in respiration of micro-organisms and promote absorption of nutrients. The four applications on the second visit include:
- An application of fertilizer to make the lawn greener,
- an application of post-emergent weed control to eliminate the lingering of spring weeds,
- another round of pre-emergent weed control to further aid in the prevention of crabgrass and other broad leaf summer weeds,
- and an insect control to help prevent turf damaging insects.
Keep in mind, if your lawn gets too much water, these vital nutrients are washed away before they can be absorbed through the root system. Because your grass isn’t getting the nutrients it needs, additional fertilizer may be necessary to try and compensate for the loss. Picture Perfect can help you design the landscape that may be needed to help manage water run off.
Along with food and water, grass needs oxygen to grow. Excessive water will fill the air gaps in the soil, effectively drowning the plants; and, believe it or not, it can cause of lot of hard-to-kill weeds to grow! Other challenges from too much water on your lawn is fungus. Fungus will cause the roots to rot; when then could lead to disease. If you have yellow patches in your yard, contact Picture Perfect to begin repairing your lawn. Once fungus sets in, little can be done except reseeding the dead patches in the fall.
As we’ve stated, there are many problems that can be caused by excessive rain. If you experience one or more of the issues with your lawn, contact Picture Perfect Lawn Care for an evaluation. Our professional staff members will design a plan to eliminate the problems with ongoing annual maintenance.
Why Choose Picture Perfect Lawn Maintenance?
Quality. Picture Perfect Lawn Maintenance is a family-owned and operated company located in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Starting more than 10 years ago, we still carry the same motto: “We take the time to provide every job with the careful attention and professional effort that is expected”.
Pride. Our lawn care and lawn maintenance services are provided by a professional crew, who just happens to be family! We take pride in our work and want our customers to be completely satisfied with the results.
Safe. Our fertilization process is one of the best in the industries. We incorporate all organic fertilization materials that decrease the amount of synthetic chemicals, which is normally used. Our company is committed to keeping America clean straight through to the roots!
Stress Free. Picture Perfect offers the state of the art, online customer account portal. Our customers can login and order services, send messages, and pay their bill, all from the convenience of their home. We want our customers to sit back, relax and enjoy their Picture Perfect Lawn!
Convenience. Picture Perfect Lawn Maintenance provides Chesterfield VA Lawn Care & Landscaping to distinct communities within Chesterfield County: Bellwood, Belmont, Bexley, Bermuda Hundred, Bon Air, Brandermill, Charter Colony, Chester, Courthouse, Enon, Ettrick, Genito, Gordon, Hampton Park, Harrowgate, Hening, Jefferson Davis North, Manchester, Matoaca, Meadowbrook, Midlothian, Moseley, Reams, Robious, Rockwood, Salisbury, South Rockwood, Spring Run, Winterpock, and Woodlake. In addition to Chesterfield, Picture Perfect operates in Chester, Colonial Heights, Prince George, Hopewell, Fort Lee, Petersburg, Richmond, Hanover, Henrico, Powhatan, Amelia and surrounding areas.