Schedule Your Fall Fescue Seeding Today
Hot summer days can do a number on your Fescue lawn, especially here in Atlanta. Now that the weather is cooling off, it’s time to give your lawn a little TLC to help it recover from the thinning caused by summer heat. Fall is the season for over-seeding Fescue and aerating your lawn, and the ideal window for doing so is closing soon. Give us a call ASAP to schedule service and ensure your lawn gets the Fescue seeding and core aeration it needs to stay healthy through the fall and winter.
Fall Lawn Care in Metro Atlanta
What Is Overseeding and Why Is It Important?
“Overseeding” simply means to scatter seed over already-established grass to help thicken and fill in any areas that are sparse. If you’ve ever stepped onto a beautiful lawn, you know that the grass is like a dense cushion. In order to achieve that density for a lush lawn, you will need to occasionally overseed your grass with new seed. Maintaining a thick lawn isn’t merely a matter of appearance; it also helps prevent weeds from taking hold.
While overseeding Fescue is important, you don’t want to go “overboard” on overseeding either. To provide a benefit to your lawn, you need to apply the correct amount of seed. Remember that each grass seed you plant will not simply grow into a blade of grass. Each seed will grow into a bunch or clump of grass. If you scatter seed too densely, each clump of Fescue will have to fight harder for resources, leading some plants to outcompete the others. Another benefit of overseeding is that you don’t have to rip out and replace sections of turf that need additional care.
When to Aerate in Atlanta (And Why)
The period of September to mid-October is prime time to aerate and overseed your yard in metro Atlanta. Aeration is simply a process of punching small holes into your soil, resulting in increased air and water circulation. It’s also a good idea to do it in conjunction with overseeding, because the plugs (or cores) of soil that are removed make room for the new Fescue seed to make direct contact with the soil.
Aeration also benefits your lawn by reducing thatch buildup and turf compaction that can prevent grass from getting the nutrients it needs to thrive. The more you give your Fescue lawn room to “breathe,” the healthier and more robust it will be. A happy lawn develops deeper, stronger roots, which in turn guards the lawn against potential future hazards like drought, weeds, and insects.
Remember, fall lawn care sets the stage for spring! Set your lawn up for success by booking your Fescue overseeding and core aeration today. You can call us at 770-923-0387 or request an estimate online.
About Simply Green Lawn Care
Simply Green aims to provide the highest quality lawn care, mosquito control, and lawn pest control services to Georgia residents.
We are locally owned and operated which allows us to be accessible, attentive, and responsive for customers in Georgia.
Our well-trained team is easy to work with and determined to exceed expectations.
All our plant health care specialists are Georgia Department of Agriculture Certified and maintain their Category 24 applicators license.
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