It's not too late to aerate and overseed your fescue yard!
If you have not done so it's not too late to aerate and overseed your fescue lawn. It is important to make sure you do this so your lawn will come in nice and full in the spring. Afterall, who doesn't want a pretty lawn? Bermuda lawns schedule your aeration and overseeding for next spring so you don't forget and get 10% off!
Bermuda Lawns- Your lawn should now be in its dormant phase. It should be approximately 2 1/2 -3 in. tall. Make sure not to scalp your yard until spring so it can hang onto its winter coat. It is a good idea to go ahead and schedule your aeration and overseed for the spring next year so we can get you on the calendar!
Fescue- You should be mowing no less than every two weeks to keep the freeze damage off your yard. Make sure you are mowing with a sharp mower blade and keeping it 2 1/2- 3in. in height.This will help the overall health of your yard and promote new gowth. If you have not done so, it is important to overseed your lawn to help it out in the spring. Keeping leaves and pinestraw off the yard is very beneficial.
Watering- Slow down on your watering as well. You should only be watering once a week when the temperature is above 50°. Usually there is plenty of rainfall this time of year, but on warmer weeks when there is no rainfall make sure you water it one day that week. Be weary of frost on your yard as well,try to stay off of it if there is frost to pevent from damaging it.
Flowers- When changing over your flower beds you should be putting in pansies, kale, dusty miller and snap dragons for the winter season. When planting new beds it is important to remove some of the old soil and add new soil to get the best results for your flowers.