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Final Application of Fertilization

Get Ready for Fall Apply Your Final Application of Fertilization
As fall approaches we are all reminded to get ready for winter. This does not just apply to the festivities coming up. It also includes your yard and making sure that it is ready for the snow. Even more important it is getting your lawn ready for next spring. This can help ensure that you won’t be scrambling to get your lawn in order as summer approaches. Something you can do to get your lawn ready, is apply fertilizer.
The best way to apply this last application is to first cleanup your yard. This clean up should help get rid of leaves and other debris. After the fall cleanup you can mow your lawn for the last time. This will help promote new growth as well as help the lawn get ready for additional moisture. Now that both steps are complete now your lawn is ready for the final application of fertilizer. This will help your lawn get the best head by the time next spring comes around. Since this can be so paramount to your lawns success do not put it off. Give us a call and let us come and get your lawn ready for winter and the upcoming spring.

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100% Family and Pet Safe Products

100% Family and Pet Safe Products

When it comes to lawn care we all want that perfect lawn. In some cases taking care of your lawn can call or chemicals or mixtures to be applied to your lawn. These can sometimes cause alarm cause you don’t know what is in them and if it is toxic. This can lead to not only stress but even worse outcomes for your children or even pets. Because of this we have taken a stand to ensure that ALL of our products are 100% safe for your kids and pets.

We have taken this approach because we are a family company and understand that if we would let our children near it you probably don’t want it near your kids either. It is initiatives and approaches like this that truly set Local Edge Lawn Care apart from the rest. We don’t just think about your lawn and making sure it is green and healthy. We also want to make sure that your family is safe. So you don’t have to worry about what your kids and pets are doing around your yard. So don’t take the risk call us and see how we can help with your lawn care and pest control problems.

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Grub Worm Problems

Do You Have Grub Worm Problems?

Have you seen large grubs in your yard? Have you tilled your garden and found big larvae? If you have they you may want to consider the possibility of a grub work problem in your yard. These little guys can cause some serious damage when it comes to not only a garden but also your lawn. The key to dealing with these creatures is early detection. If you can catch the problem early you can take a few step to prevent these unwanted guests from destroying your lawn.

The best time to try and stop these pests is in the fall when they are feeding heavily getting ready for winter. It is not as effective in the spring since they typically are too big and not feeding. A few treatments you can try are Neem Oil and Nematodes. Both are all natural and safe for the environment. They both deal with the grubs by naturally destroying either their eggs or; making the soil the grubs thrive on poisonous to them. If grubs just are not your thing then we can help. We have the experience to help detect these little critters and make sure that they are your problem in the first place. From there if grubs are detected as the problem we have the means to take care of your problem quickly and effectively. So don’t wait and let your lawn suffer call us today and let us solve your grub problem.

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Learning How to Control Crabgrass

Learning How to Control Crabgrass

We all want the perfect, soft, full, green, lawn. Some of us come so close just to find Crab Grass right in the middle of our lawn. It is a headache we see too often at Local Edge Lawn Care. Because of this we have a few tips to help you gain control of any Crab Grass problem you may be dealing with. Start by cutting your grass properly. This will help control the amount of light at the surface of your soil; which will cause the crabgrass to be snuffed out by more desirable grass.

You will also need to be consistent when it comes to your lawn care so you can keep your grass at a consistent length. Watering in irregular intervals will also help. This will allow the roots of desired grass to grow deeper promoting better lawn health. Lastly you can help by fertilizing your lawn at least one time per year. It is recommended to fertilize more often but as a minimum make once a goal. Of course many don’t have the time to deal with all of these little factors. That is where Local Edge Lawn Care can help. We are the professionals that are here to help you with any lawn care head ache you may be dealing with. So call us today and let us worry about your lawn.

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Have a Lawn Service and Still See Weeds

Have a Lawn Service and Still See Weeds?

In our line of work you deal with competition who, just don’t care about lawns. In most cases this is in the form of poor work or even leaving your lawn in worse shape than it was before. One of the biggest cases we see with this is weeds. Just because someone mows your lawn does not mean they care about what makes your lawn.

With Local Edge Lawn Care we not only care to go above and beyond your expectations. We also want to make sure that your lawn does not need someone to redo or fix what we have done to your yard. This includes pesky plants; we will help ensure that your lawn is lush with grass and not annoying weeds. So don’t wait for someone to ignore your yard and charge you for it. Call us today and see what makes our lawn care so much better.

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Tips for a Weed FREE Lawn

Top Tips for a Weed FREE Lawn
One of the most popular questions we get asked is how to have a weed free lawn. This is particularly popular in Salt Lake County as everyone strives for the perfect lawn. We have a few tips to help you keep your lawn and more importantly the weeds in check.

A Healthy Lawn

This goes in hand with keeping up with regular lawn maintenance. Fertilizing your lawn, cutting your grass, watering it on time and taking care to not over water. Of course one of the most ignored tips when it comes to a healthy lawn is aeration, which typically occurred through proper dethatching.

Keep Pest Out

Make sure you are watching your yard for unwanted guests. While these may at first seem like a separate issue from weeds it is surprising how intertwined they really are. If pest are allowed to roam free they can naturally destroy a healthy lawn. They can also lead to diseases that can impact a lawns growth and overall health. Keeping an eye on these little critters is an important step in preventing weeds.

Removing Noticed Weeds

When you notice weeds sprouting up remove them. This will allow the unwanted plants to be removed without damaging or taking over portions of your lawn. While this can seem tedious at first with proper lawn care it will just be a part of your weekly lawn care routine. So make sure you get rid of these troublesome plants whenever you see them even if they are just starting.

With these tips and a few more you can ensure that your lawn is always healthy and beautiful. Even if you don’t have time you can ask a professional how they can help. Here at Local Edge Lawn Care we are always up to help you and your lawn. So give us a call today and let us help your lawn get the attention it needs.

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Get Rid of Crab Grass

Getting Rid of Crab Grass and Keeping it Out
When you have crab grass, that has taken over your lawn. It is finally time to get rid the unwanted weed and keep it out. We have a few helpful tips to get this annoying plant under control. The best way to start is by finding a post-emergent herbicide. Once you have this key piece you can then you can look at applying this to affected areas. The best time is a calm sunny day in the morning just after the dew has dried.  This will allow the plants to adequately absorb the product so it can start working.
After a few days you can see how the herbicide has worked. If you applied too much the lawn may start to brown. In this case you should water your lawn extensively to help dilute the herbicide and promote growth. However successful you need to constantly check for new patches of crab grass. You will want to try and remove them as soon as possible to avoid them germinating and spreading. Of course if you don’t want the hassles of dealing with herbicides or even crab grass in general then call Local Edge Lawn Care. We will not only identify problem areas but we will also provide an affordable solution to get the lawn you want.

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How to Reclaim a Weedy Lawn

How to Reclaim a Lawn From Weeds

Knowing how to properly take care of your lawn is vital to many homeowners. We understand that many people just don’t have the time to deal with their lawn as much as they should. Sometimes this can result in a lawn becoming infested with weeds and other unwanted plants. This is where we can help you reclaim your lawn.

First begin by airing it out and dethatching your lawn removing any old growth smothering your lawn. Next properly sow grass seeds to make sure you are covered where you need to be. From there fertilizing your lawn is an important step in getting your lawn the nutrients it needs. Lastly keeping it watered will help the new grass come in before any weeds can. We will not only take the time to solve the problem, but to identify the problem. So let the professionals solve your weedy lawn problem call us today!

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Watering is NOT Enough, Fertilize Your Lawn!

Watering is NOT Enough, Fertilize Your Lawn!

When it comes to your yard many homeowners try their best to take care of their lawn. However sometimes you may be cutting the grass weekly and watering it properly. Yet the lawn still dies, or is thin in certain areas. This is where fertilizing your lawn is crucial. Many think that just because you water your lawn and cut it weekly the lawn should grow automatically. This is not usually the case often just like anything else your lawn needs help.

By fertilizing your lawn you are providing proper nutrients your lawn needs to grow thick and healthy. We understand that many don’t have time to deal with this crucial step. That is why we provide fertilizing services to all of Salt Lake County. So you can relax and know that your lawn is getting the care it needs. Give us a call today and help your lawn grow.

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