Summer Lawn Care Services in Calgary & Edmonton
Summer is a time of abundance in Calgary & Edmonton, as almost every day is sunny and pleasant, not scorching like other locations in the world. Rain is also common during the summer, as June is the wettest month of the year for Calgary.
At Yardworx, we’ve specialized in lawn care for over 25 years in Calgary. Customers trust our expertise regardless of the season, though we’re particularly knowledgeable when it comes to the summer months. There are a few things you should know to keep your lawn healthy throughout the summer. Prevention is usually best medicine, and it also applies to lawn care. It is important to take care of your lawn during the spring, after a long cold Calgary or Edmonton winter to get it ready for the prolonged heat during the summer. But don’t stress; there’s a lot you can do for your lawn throughout June, July, and August to help your lawn survive the summer heat.
How Can You Get Rid of Dandelions?
Despite their beauty, Dandelions are weeds that can hinder the growth of your lawn.
We recommend using vinegar in order to kill dandelions since it doesn’t leave any harmful residue on your grass. Salt is also effective but can prevent grass growth as well.
Perhaps the most effective approach is to pour boiling water over dandelions. Boiling water can also be used in combination with salt or vinegar to increase the herbicide’s efficacy.
It’s best to get rid of dandelions during spring or early summer before they are able to proliferate.
How Much Should You Fertilize During the Summer?
Fertilizing your lawn is only necessary several times per year.
Over-fertilizing your lawn can actually burn the grass, so you should resist this practice during the summer even if your lawn looks like it’s in bad shape.
It’s best to fertilize your lawn during the spring and fall since Calgary has cool-season grasses.
How Often Should You Cut your Grass?
We recommend cutting your grass about once a week during the summer.
The summer heat and dryness slow the growth of grass. Cutting your grass more often than once a week could damage the grass during this period.
Generally, you should avoid cutting more than 1/3 of the grass blade at any given time.
Schedule Your Summer Lawn Care Services with Yardworx
As you can tell, the abundance of heat, sun, and dandelions during the summer months makes it an important time of year to maintain your lawn. We know you don’t want to spend your precious free time working on the lawn after a long week of work. At Yardworx, we have developed affordable weekly packages to make summer more enjoyable – lawnmower free for you. See below for our available Summer Lawn Care Services in Calgary.
Whether your lawn, hedge or garden bed needs weekly maintenance, a one-time clean up or something in between, Yardworx has the package for you. Our prices are based on size and state of your lawn and are charged by man hour or by cut.
Order our services online or call our office at (403) 520-5000 to speak to a yard care professional who will assist you in uncovering your specific needs.
|(pricing based on properties ranging from under 2,500sq ft up to 13,000sq ft)|
|Weekly Cut & Trim (May – Oct)||$39.00 – $83.00 /cut|
|Holiday Cut & Trim (maintained lawns)||$62.50 – $115.50 /cut|
|Hedge Trimming||$62.50 per man hour (2 hour min)|
|Bed Maintenance||$62.50 per man hour (2 hour min)|
One Time Cut & Trim
Varies depending on state and size of lawn. $80.00 per man hour. Bag Charges $3.50 per bag additional.