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Posted by Stephanie Morgan on May 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am PST

Maintaining a beautiful, healthy lawn is not for the faint of heart. It seems like no matter the season, there’s always something to be done in preparation for the next…and weed control in the spring is no different. Before you know it, weeds will be sprouting next to your green grass and blooming flowers. Here are 5 reasons weed control is important for your yard in spring:

  • Boosts Curb-Appeal

What’s the point of having a lawn and garden if you aren’t able to enjoy it? Who wants to drive up to an overgrown yard full of weeds after a long day of work? Controlling weeds in the spring (and year-round, for that matter!) means you’ll have a beautiful, healthy lawn to enjoy in the coming months.  

  • Keeps Healthy Plants Healthy

Weeds can stunt or impede the growth of healthy plants by competing for soil space, water, and sunlight. Proper weed control in the spring will ensure that your grass and plants have a chance blossom and grow to their greatest potential as growth accelerates through the summer.

  • Prevents Disease and Deters Infestations

As grass and plants begin to grow throughout the spring and exponentially into the summer, so do the weeds. When weeds are not prevented and treated in the spring, your yard can become a hotspot for unwanted vegetation to take over. Weeds create an unhealthy environment in the soil and in your yard overall, potentially fostering disease and infestations that could negatively affect the surrounding healthy plants. Keeping a tight control on weeds in the spring ensures you won’t face an even bigger weed problem when summer rolls around.

  • Saves Time and Money

We all know that taking care of a minor problem is much better than dealing with something when it has become a full-blown crisis. Proper weed control in the spring can save you a whole lot of time, money, and hassle in the long run. Why wait until the dead of summer when your yard has been commandeered by an army of militant weeds? Take action early – making an effort in the short term will pay off in the end.

  • Maintains Healthy Growth and Treatment Cycles          

Proper weed control in the spring is just a piece of a much bigger puzzle in your quest to maintain a healthy, beautiful lawn. There are steps you can take in every season to work towards this goal – and spring is no different. Following the proper steps to care for your lawn, no matter the season, will establish healthy growth cycles in the months and years to come. Even though there’s much to do when it comes to weed control, spring is a wonderful time to take care of necessary yardwork, giving you a beautiful lawn in which to enjoy those summer evening barbecues and the great outdoors. Don’t skip out on proper weed control in the spring – it’s vital to your lawn’s health during the summer months and seasons to come. If you live in the Visalia or Fresno areas and prefer to spend time enjoying your lawn rather than working on it, call The Experienced Gardener today for an estimate by a true lawncare professional.