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April 19, 2024

Local Business Owners – Time for Fall Lawn Services

If you own your own business and have a property, you want to ensure your grounds are treated properly and ready for the fall. Here’s a list of things you should be doing.

Fertilization Program

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Essential to the health and beauty of your lawn, fertilizer provides a turf environment resistant to insects, weeds, and disease.  The proper balance and slow-release of nutrients to your lawn, as well as seasonal maintenance, will promote a healthier root system and generate lush growth.  Ask about Pro-Mow’s Basic Care, Basic Care Plus, and Premium Care programs.

Early Spring Fertilization (Late February-mid April)

Lawn feeding with a special blended fertilizers to enhance spring green up and root development for increased turf density, pre-emergent barrier for the control of crabgrass and grassy weeds.

Grub Preventative (April-early June)

Treatment is applied to control all Grub and beetle species and their larvae. This treatment is guaranteed for one year.

Late Spring Fertilization (April-June)

Slow-release fertilizers applied for controlled color, growth and second application of pre-emergent crabgrass barrier for prolonged control.

Summer Fertilization (July-August)

Inspection and treatment; Balanced fertilizer to meet the specific needs of your lawn. Evaluation for fall aeration and over-seeding.

Early Fall Fertilization (September-October)

Slow and fast release fertilizers are applied to aid in summer stress recovery and enhance fall color.

Late Fall Fertilization (November-December)

Specially blended fertilizers are applied to enhance root development and early spring green up.

Lime Application

Primarily a soil conditioner, not a fertilizer. Lime functions to temporarily reduce soil acidity, provide plant nutrients, aid in fertilizer solubility, and reduce the toxicity of certain damaging elements.

Weekly Leaf Removal

Offered exclusively in conjunction with our weekly mowing service, we remove leaves from all your grassy areas.  This maintenance service is a great way to stay on top of the constantly falling leaves.

Lawn Renovation

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Lawn renovations are recommended when the existing turf grass has declined to a point that is not worth saving.  Pro-Mow will develop a program that will allow you to start over so you can begin establishing your lawn the right way.

Lawn Aeration

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Our Core Lawn Aeration Service is a process in which we mechanically remove plugs of soil and thatch from your lawn to allow your lawn to breathe and improve its health and resiliency.

Do you want a greener thicker lawn?

Pro-Mow will prepare your lawn to ensure seed-to-soil contact and maximize germination rates using specific equipment and seed type for your lawn’s needs and conditions. We use only the best quality seed that adheres to the highest National Seed Association standards.

Fall is the best time to Core Aerate & Seed your lawn.

Lawn core aeration is a simple process of removing small cores of soil and grass to allow air, water, and nutrients into the root zone. The biggest benefit to aerating your lawn is to allow sufficient oxygen to reach the grass roots. Heavy soil compaction severely reduces the pore space around grass roots which limits the amount of oxygen in that region. Roots require oxygen to grow and absorb water and nutrients.

Core aeration benefits lawns by:

  • Increasing the activity of soil microorganisms that decompose thatch
  • Enhancing water infiltration from rainfall and irrigation
  • Improving root growth
  • Increasing water, oxygen, and nutrient movement in the root zone
  • Helping to prevent run off fertilizer and pesticides

Why is Core aeration necessary?

Northern Virginia soil has a very high clay content and tends to compact very easily. Core aeration is needed to improve the depth and extent of turf grass rooting. It also reduces thatch accumulation and minimizes its buildup. When thatch breaks down it adds needed organic material to the soil. Within two weeks the plugs pulled from your lawn will break down and return to the root zone as a nutrient. That, along with a seed starter application (which is included with this service) will give the young seedlings the best chance of germinating and surviving to maturity. The results of a successful aeration and overseeding will be a thicker, healthier more weed free lawn.

Core Aeration Bottom Line

The most effective aerations are done along with other needed lawn services such as proper feeding, lime and weed control. Our Premium Lawn Program provides timely applications done by licensed professional technicians all with the Pro-Mow guarantee!

Over seeding

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Revitalize Your Northern Virginia Lawn with Overseeding Services

Overseeding is another term for reseeding. Northern Virginia  lawns need to be restored and choosing the right grass seed is critical. The investment in overseeding pays off by reducing the amount of fertilizer, water and pesticides required to maintain your lawn. 

Over seeding is the planting of grass seed directly into your existing lawn, without tearing up the soil. It’s an easy way to fill in bare spots, improve the thickness of your lawn, establish improved grass varieties and enhance your lawn’s color. Over seeding is an effective way to give your lawn a boost and help it look great for years to come.

During the aeration process, we will over seed your entire lawn with the highest quality certified seed.  Fall seeding provides you with a thicker, greener grass, that retains moisture when needed, in addition to preventing disease and damage that comes during the harsher weather months.

Pro Mow’s Overseeding Service is designed to transform your lawn into a lush, green paradise.

Why Overseeding?

1. Luxurious Grass: Overseeding fills in bare spots and thin areas, promoting new grass growth for a thick and healthy lawn. 

2. Resilience: A thick lawn is more resistant to weeds, pests, diseases, drought & shady conditions. 

3. Improved Color: Our premium seed blends are carefully selected to provide your lawn with a gorgeous, rich color and soft texture. 

4. Seasonal Adaptation: We choose seed varieties that are well-suited for the Northern Virginia climate and soil conditions, ensuring your lawn flourishes throughout the changing seasons.

5. Expert Care: Our Northern Virginia lawn care professionals know exactly how to overseed effectively for optimal results. 

Schedule an Overseeding Appointment

Top Dressing Lawn

Top Dressing Lawn

Is your lawn looking dreary, with bare patches throughout? Transform your lawn into a lush, green paradise with our top dressing lawn service. ProMow uses the top dressing application to improve the health of your Northern Virginia lawn.

What Is Top Dressing A Lawn?

Top dressing a lawn is a landscaping practice that spreads a thin layer of compost evenly over the existing grass to promote optimal growth. The purpose of top dressing is to address the various issues of your lawn and promoting optimal grass growth. Regular aerating and top dressing can keep your lawn healthy and thriving throughout the seasons. ProMow use high-quality compost and soil blends to ensure your lawn receives the best treatment possible.

Benefits Of Top Dressing Your Lawn:

Soil Enrichment: Top dressing adds essential nutrients to the soil, enriching it and providing a favorable environment for healthy grass growth

Soil Structure: The addition of organic matter helps improve soil structure, enhancing its ability to retain water, promote drainage, and reduce soil compaction.

Lawn Leveling: Uneven lawns can be leveled out with top dressing. Our top dressing service evens out your lawn’s surface, creating a smooth and visually appealing landscape.

Thatch Management: Excessive thatch can suffocate your grass and hinder growth. Top dressing can help break down and decompose excessive that hinders water and nutrient absorption.

Enhanced Root Development: Grass roots are encouraged to grow deeper and stronger, increasing the lawn’s drought resistance and overall resilience. Top dressing increases your lawn’s resilience and conserves water.

Repairing Bare Patches: Top dressing is an great way to fill in bare spots, thin areas, or areas damaged by pets, foot traffic, or disease.

ProMow’s experienced lawn care specialists know exactly what your lawn needs. We’ll assess your lawn’s condition and tailor our top dressing approach to deliver exceptional results. Contact us today to schedule your top dressing service. Let us nurture your lawn back to life.

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Why Superior Sprinkler?

Superior Sprinkler Systems is a family owned and operated business located in Loudoun County, Virginia. We specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of automatic underground irrigation systems and low voltage landscape lighting. We service residential and commercial sprinkler systems and have been serving the Northern Virginia region since 1991. Read More

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