12 Winter Lawn Care Tips to Protect Your Yard

During the winter months, it’s more important than ever for homeowners to protect their lawns from weather damage.  By taking a few simple steps , you will be able to ensure your yard still looks its best. 

Our Top Winter Lawn Care Tips

You will need to customize your winter lawn care plan for your region and the type of grass you have. However there are some general tips that will help your lawn recover quickly.

1) Leave Some Length.

Don’t cut your winter lawn too short. If the grass is shorter than normal it won’t be able to trap snow.

2) Aerate.

Begin winter lawn care by aerating your grass to allow water and fertilizer to reach the roots more easily. 

3) Fertilize.

Fertilizing your winter lawn during the long, dark days will give it a boost of nutrients that will show results by the time winter  is over. 

4) Don’t Mow When It’s Wet.

Fertilizing your winter lawn during the long, dark days will give it a boost of nutrients that will show results by the time winter  is over. 

4) Don’t Mow When It’s Wet.

Mowing wet grass is a big winter lawn killer, so make sure it’s dry before you mow it again. 

5) Protect Your Mower

If you live in a region with temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, keep your mower covered up when it’s not being used. 

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