Fall has sneaked upon us again, and its many drops can be depressing sometimes. There is an outright fall of flowers and leaves and a fall of the ambient temperature. It can get quite cold in the fall season.

But the drop in temperature shouldn’t be a reason you leave your yard helpless, should it? I don’t think so.

With winter waiting to take over, you have to care for your yard with haste now before you hide in blankets and thick coats during winter.

People do not understand why they need to put in so much work in a yard they don’t eat in. I also used to feel the same until I realized it isn’t just about the yard, but the entire house. Though taxing to effect, a clean, well-kept yard keeps your home looking beautiful all season, affecting its overall prize with time. To achieve this, you must have to treat your yard like your room. You will have to give it the kind of care it deserves, even during autumn. Let’s go through the proven tips you need to help you maintain your yard in the fall season.


Preliminary Check-up

You will need to carry out some checkups on your yard to be prepared as fall, and its tag-along, winter, draws close. This is the time to check out plants that will stand the test of strength during winter. If you’re passionate about flowers, time is ripe enough to source flowers that can withstand winter’s cold and plant them.


Maintaining the Existing

Fall is the right time to keep maintaining what you want to be seen in spring. If you have left the grass in your yard to grow higher during summer to withstand the heat stress, fall is the time to bring it low again. Mowing your grass prevents them from matting leaves that fall during this period. As you cut your grass, ensure you trim trees. A bit of pruning shrubs to keep your muscles active won’t hurt.


Taking Out the Fallen

After mowing, removing all fallen branches, cut grasses and shrubs is the next step. This step is as necessary as the first, as avoiding this step can make your yard reek bad or start harboring molds and infections. You won’t want to walk through your yard to see crawling animals have made it their resting place due to your reluctance to work. Remove all fallen leaves at fall. Doing this wholeheartedly will determine the beauty of your lawn in spring.


Make It Uniform

In most yards, there is an area that may show resilience in bringing up plants. Fall is the time to loosen up such spaces. You should till the soil to aerate while fertilizing with nitrogen-rich fertilizers. It would help if you over-seed that portion if necessary and water consistently.

Stand back and watch the desert portion spring up plants with life again.


Our job at ACS irrigation is to provide the right service and supply you with the best irrigation techniques to keep your yard clean, beautiful, and ready to conquer winter and every other season. Reach us at (813)547-6834.


Don’t let the beauty of your home go down with the temperature this fall, not while we’re waiting to hear from you. Cheers!