If you spend enough time watching Bargain Mansions, Christina on the Coast, or Home Town on HGTV, you know that there’s one phrase you’re guaranteed to hear throughout the show — curb appeal. It is a term used in the real estate industry to define how visually appealing a home is when viewed from the street.
The greater the visual appeal, the more leverage homeowners have in negotiations with potential buyers. And one method to improve curb appeal is through a Lawn Program. (More on this later)
Steps to Getting a New Lawn
Starting the lawn of your dreams from scratch may seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re new to homeownership or working on your very first lawn. However, it is easier than you can imagine. All you need is the determination and knowledge to guide you through the process. If you follow the steps mentioned below to grow a lawn from grass seed, you will soon be able to enjoy the thick, lush green lawn of your dreams.
- Time it right
- Choose high-quality grass seed
- Test and prepare your soil
- Even out the surface
- Seed and feed on the same day
- Cover up and keep on watering
- Invest in a lawn maintenance program
How to Maintain Strong and Healthy Grass
No matter how basic your lawn is compared to the Better Homes and Gardens contest winner, the key to ensuring that your new grass grows strong and healthy is CONSTANT MAINTENANCE! However, taking regular care of the lawn is no easy task.
With a hectic lifestyle, it’s understandable that lawn maintenance would be the last thing on your priority list — this is where hiring a lawn care company comes in handy.
As discussed above, maintenance is the name of the game, and that’s where a Lawn Program comes in. It’s a seven-series program (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII) for winter, early spring, spring, early summer, summer, early fall, and fall, respectively. The result: luscious lawn, terrific turf, and healthy habitat. Click here for an estimate on getting a new lawn today!