What is A Lawn Winterizer?

Is your lawn ready for fall? If not, you can get ready by applying a lawn winterizer treatment!

Fertilizing your lawn in early spring, when the weather begins to warm up is something that most homeowners are familiar with. That's when the growing season begins for grass and other plants surrounding the property. However, fertilizer is also needed in the fall.

When the weather begins to cool, applying a lawn winterizer will help to protect and sustain the grass once the cooler temperature arrives. The fertilizer provides the nutrients it will need over the long, cold winter. They include nitrogen and potassium.

The nutrients will move through the grass plant to the roots. This prepares the lawn for the growing season— once the weather and soil temperatures start to warm up.  .

Lawn Winterizers Offer Protection

Even though the lawn may appear to “die”, it is actually going into dormancy to protect itself from the cold winter months with minimal sunlight. Properly applying a lawn winterizer to your lawn will ensure that your lawn comes back in the spring healthy and lush. The fertilizer feeds the active roots and supplies them enough food to sustain the winter, even after the snow begins to fall.

Type of Grasses in Southeast Michigan

In Southeast Michigan, all lawns contain cool-season grasses, such as fescues, bluegrasses, ryegrasses, and bentgrasses. Because of the cool-season grasses, it is vital to have a lawn winterizer applied before the temperature drops. Cool-season grasses grow differently than warm-season grasses. The majority of their nutrients are actually pulled in during the fall months to help balance out any stress they may have come under during the summer months. This process prepares the turf for the winter months.

When To Apply Lawn Winterizers

A cool-season grass typically needs an application in the early fall, and then again in late fall. If you need to get your lawn winterized, don't hesitate to call any of our locations.

Grand Blanc Lawn Service and the surrounding areas: Burton, Davison, Fenton, Flint, Flushing, Linden, Swartz Creek, Holly and more.

Rochester Hills Lawn Service and the surrounding areas: Auburn Hills, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Clawson, Detroit, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Hunting Woods, Keego Harbor, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Rochester, Royal Oak, Southfield, and Troy.

Brighton Lawn Service and the surrounding areas: Ann Arbor, South Lyon, Canton, Northville, Plymouth, Livonia, Pinckney and more.

Saginaw Lawn Service and the surrounding areas: Clio, Birch Run, Frankenmuth, Bay City, Midland and more.