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For many people, the quality of their landscape begins with their lawn. A lush, green, healthy lawn adds so much to the look and appeal of your property. Many experts agree that there’s always something you can do to make your lawn and yard look a little better. Consider Alsip Home & Nursery your local resource for products and expertise to help make your lawn is greenest and healthiest. We carry all of the products you will need to make your lawn the envy of your neighbors, including seeds, fertilizers and weed controls.
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Does it seem like the grass is always greener on your neighbor's side of the fence? Our team of lawn care experts are alsways on hand to answer all your lawn care questions!
Anyone can grow a healthy green lawn by learning the basics - and avoiding the five most common lawn care mistakes. You don't have to spend days of work each month to get a good-looking, healthy lawn. If you do the basics right - and avoid the biggest blunders - you're on your way to having a great lawn you will be proud of.
Avoid these 5 common lawn care mistakes:
Dull Lawn Mower Blade
Cutting The Grass Too Short
Watering At The Wrong Time
Appling Too Much or Too LIttle Fertilizer
Commonly Asked Questions
I think my pH is too high or low, what should I do?
To raise pH level use a lime product, to lower - use a soil sulfer, and to determine pH level use a soil test kit.
Now that winter is over I have yellow spots in my lawn.
This could be due to dog or salt damage. We recommend raking spots and removing the dead debris. Then rake in seed and new lawn starter. Water and keep moist.
My lawn seems to get brown and dry faster than the neighbors, how do I make it healthier overall?
We recommend not cutting the grass too short. Try strengethening the roots, with proper watering.
I have all the impossible to kill weeds like Creeping Charlie and more. Can you recommend specialty products?
Alsip Home & Nursery has products available that are better than any product you could find through the mass merchant. Just ask a friendly Lawn & Garden associate!
My lawn is full of weeds, dandelions, etc - when is the best time to apply a solution?
We carry options to take care of this problem. Many potential applications for dry products, are best to apply in the morning, no rain for 24-48 hours, water in the afternoon. Liquids apply at anytime, you should not water the lawn or have rain 24 hours before or after application, do not cut grass for 24-48 hours before application.
I want to seed a new lawn or overseed portions of my lawn - what is the best practice?
Work the soil up and clear of stones and debris. Then, rake in lawn seed and new lawn starter fertlizer and water.
I usually get crabgrass in my lawn every year - when is the best time to tackle this problem?
The best time to address crabgrass is in early spring, using a pre-emergent.
What if I have mushroom growing in my lawn - what should I look for in a product?
Try something that is an algaecide, fungicide and disinfectant.
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