Why Isn’t My Grass Growing?

June 16, 2020 | Aeration

 During the summer months, it’s common for homeowners in the Winston-Salem area to wonder why their grass doesn’t seem to be growing. Grass needs some pretty specific conditions to grow into a beautiful green carpet, so even if you feel like you’re doing everything right, you may be making a few mistakes. Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. has made a list of three reasons that are the most likely causes of your grass refusing to grow.

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Fall Aeration and Overseeding

September 19, 2019 | Aeration

 Aeration or “core aeration” is the practice of punching small plugs or cores into the lawn in order to create openings in the turf to allow water and air to penetrate the soil. Overseeding your lawn is the process of planting new grass to fill in any bare or worn patches. Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. wants to help you use both essential practices to maintain a healthy lawn all year long.

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Preparing for Fall Lawn Care

August 13, 2019 | Aeration

 Try as we might to hold onto summer, back-to-school season is here. And, before we know it, the air will turn crisp and fall will be here. As the seasons change, so does your lawn’s needs. Instead of growth, it needs maintenance and fall is the prime time to set the stage for a beautiful lawn next year. But, if you’re ready to retire the landscaping tools for the season, our experts at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services Inc. are prepared to take over. In addition to fall lawn care tips, our expert service will result in the lawn you’ve always wanted!

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THE BENEFITS OF LAWN AERATION

September 1, 2017 | Aeration

Lawn advice usually runs toward applying, as in apply x pounds of nitrogen, apply herbicides for weeds or fungicide, or apply water at this rate for success. Well, our advice today is not about applying, it’s about aerating. By definition, to aerate is “to introduce air into (a material)”. In this case the material is the soil your lawn is growing in. Aeration also permits water and nutrients to better penetrate the soil, but aeroaquanutrification is an awfully long (and silly) word, even if it better describes the full effects. When air, water and nutrients can more easily reach the root zone, a series of very beneficial events begins that allow all the stuff you’re applying work even better. You may even need to do less applying in the long run if more of what you apply actually gets where it’s supposed to and does what it’s meant to. Let’s … Continued

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