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Three Natural Tips for Garden Landscaping

Sep 1, 2021 | Gardens

While you may want your children to spend more time outdoors, it may not be a good idea if your lawn is treated with chemicals. In order for your lawn to be in great shape, while being safe around your children, you’ll want to look into natural garden landscaping taken care of by professionals. By investing in these services, your lawn will look its best throughout the year without the dangers of harsh chemicals.

Below are some tips for maintaining your lawn without the use of chemicals.


Avoid Overwatering

Although your lawn needs plenty of water to grow properly, it’s important that you don’t make a habit of overwatering. Not only can too much water cause the roots to attach too shallow, but it can also lead to diseases that will need to be treated. A good way to monitor the amount of water your lawn receives is through getting an automatic sprinkler system installed.


Use Natural Pest Control

One of the biggest reasons why homeowners use harsh chemicals on their lawn is due to concerns over pests. Luckily, you can take care of almost all pests using natural methods if you rely on other insects that can take care of the destructive ones.


Carefully Mow the Lawn

A lot of people make the mistake of over mowing the lawn or doing so in the middle of the day when the heat is at its worst. In order for your lawn to look its best, you’ll want to be careful about how and when you mow. Making sure that the blade is sharp and mowing early in the morning are just two tips for taking care of your lawn.

If you need professional help with caring for your lawn, please feel free to contact us to set up an appointment.

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About the Author

Matt Johnson grew up in a family of landscapers and gardeners as the grandson of Raymond Johnson (Founder, 1933, Johnson's Florist and Garden Center) and son of James and Carol Johnson (Founders, 1960, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc.). Since 2007, he has led Johnson's Landscaping Service with his brother, Charlie.  Matt and his wife Jaime live in Petworth in Northwest DC with their 3 sons and 2 big dogs.

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