Winter is finally over and the weather is warming up enough that you want to start venturing outside again. Your yard will need some love and attention to bring it back to life also and tending to it early in the Spring can mean the world of difference to sprucing up your mood and your outlook as sunnier days arrive.
1. Pick up any debris
2. Rake the Lawn
3. Reseed Bare Spots
4. Aerate the Lawn
Rent or borrower an aerator or pay a lawn service to aerate your lawn. Or use your garden tools to manually aerate the lawn if it is not large. This will allow the lawn to breathe and promote healthy grass growth.
5. Cut back any branches or prune shrubs
7. Add Top Soil or Mulch on Beds
8. Clean off furniture
9. Plan New Plants and Flowers
Plan out any beds that you will be planting. It is a good idea to do a PH test to understand the make-up of the soil and also to consider the type of sun and shade a given area receives so you pick appropriate plants and flower that will thrive.
10. Sharpen lawn Mower and Cut
Get the blade on your mower sharpened to get a more precise cut, which will do less damage to your lawn. Also, cut your lawn for the first time, while ensuring to adjust the blade so that you only cut the top one third of the blade of grass.