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Staff Tips Archive



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Fall Tips

  • Apply Gertens Winterizer (Step 4). Apply September through October. This is the most important step (and often most ignored) in making sure your lawn stays perfect all season long. The extra Potash (the K value in N-P-K) helps grass pop up healthy as can be when the snow melts and activates it.

  • Water Features. Keep an eye out for leaves falling in your water feature. Remove them before they sink to the bottom. Start applying autumn/winter prep cold-weather bacteria.

  • Lawn care. Early September is a great time to aerate and dethatch your lawn. Stop by Gertens to rent everything needed for your lawn. Mid September is the best time to overseed your lawn or to establish new seeded areas.

  • Perennials. Early fall is a great time to divide perennials. Try to get as many roots as possible and divide clumps using a sharp knife; water well after planting.

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