Spring Into Action: Guide to Spring Landscaping and Lawn Care

Mar 3, 2023 | Landscape Supply, Uncategorized

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get outside! Now is the perfect opportunity to spruce up your yard with a little spring landscaping and lawn care. Get ready for the season ahead and enjoy an outdoor space that will be the envy of all your neighbors.

Starting Your Spring Landscaping

Start your spring spruce-up with a thorough inspection of your trees and shrubs. Check for any broken or damaged branches, and consider pruning them or hiring a professional for removal.

Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

Test your soil to make sure it has the right pH balance and mix of nutrients. When deciding whether or not to fertilize, base it off what nutrients your soil requires.

To ensure optimal results, use a slow-release fertilizer from Kurtz Bros, Inc. that matches your soil needs.

spring landscaping and fertilizing

The Importance of Mulching and Composting

Organic materials are great for improving soil health too! Don’t forget to feed your plants and trees during your spring landscaping process.

Add an inch of fresh mulch before applying fertilizer. Mulch helps limit week growth, control erosion, and retain moisture. When fertilizing, apply pre-emergent weed preventer in late March or April in Ohio.

If your goal is to encourage plants to grow faster or bloom more, or increase the production of food plants, then use compost.

Don’t Forget Topsoil

One of the best ways to replenish the nutrients your lawn craves is with a fresh layer of topsoil from Kurtz Bros.

There are lots of factors to consider when purchasing soil for spring landscaping. Regardless of what your project comprises of, you need quality soil that can properly sustain plant life, and that isn’t full of filler ingredients like sand. That’s why our topsoil that has been screened for effectiveness in promoting stronger, healthier plants. Plus, it should be light to improve soil drainage and workability.

Click here to learn how to calculate how much topsoil you will need for your spring landscaping project.

Start Your Spring Landscaping

Kurtz Bros. is the perfect place to get quality mulch, compost, topsoil, fertilizer, and more for your spring landscaping needs. With our high quality products, you can be sure that your plants will have all they need to thrive and make your yard look its best.

Visit our nearest location today to learn how much soil you’ll need and to start on your spring landscaping journey!

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Matt Malone
Matt is an accomplished business professional with over three decades of experience in the green industry. As a graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Business Administration, he has put his extensive education and training to work in his nearly 15 years with Kurtz Bros., where he currently serves as Vice President of Operations.

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