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Preparing Your Landscape for Summer

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It might seem like it’s too early to start preparing your landscape design for summer but being one step ahead of the game is the best way to ensure you bring your vision to life as accurately as possible. While we’re still feeling the effects of winter, there’s no reason that you should let that stop you from planning out the summer outdoor living space of your dreams.

So, when it comes to the steps that you need to take to prepare your landscape for summer, it comes down to a lot of maintenance. Here are just some of the steps that you’ll have to take before you call your local Utah landscapers.

Revive and Protect Your Lawn

Your lawn will need some extra care after the harsh winter months and your first step begins here. Start by assessing your lawn and determining what you can do to liven it up. For example, if you see brown patches, see if you can revive that specific patch of lawn. Brown doesn’t always mean dead — the grass might just be dormant. These brown patches will usually grow again once weather conditions begin to improve.

Fertilization is also important. This will prepare your landscape for any floral additions you may want to add once you call your local Utah landscapers.

You should also let your grass grow out when preparing it for the summer. Letting your grass grow upwards of three to four inches will help discourage weed growth and better equips the grass for dry stretches that can occur during the summer.

Meet with a Landscaper

After you’ve tended to maintenance duties in your outdoor living space, it’s time to meet with the Utah landscapers to discuss additions and renovations. From a new patio to rock retaining walls and pools, there are an infinite number of additions that you can make to your landscape, and they come with a variety of different ways that you can style them.

This is perhaps the best part about preparing your landscape for summer; now that you’re done cleaning up, planning is definitely going to be the where the fun begins. Your local Utah landscapers can help you assess what aspects in your landscape design need work, what additions can benefit you, and how you can best implement certain projects to meet your landscaping needs.

Preparing your landscape for the summer is best done early. If you’re in need of professional assistance, contact our experienced Utah landscapers here at Mellco Landscaping.