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Lawn Care Tips – Shade

A healthy lawn contributes to your property value and the overall appearance of your neighborhood. It provides a natural, safe surface where your family can play and relax. By following a few simple tips, you can keep your lawn healthy and environmentally beneficial.

Shade: Lawn grasses need at least 4 hours of direct sunlight for healthy growth. If the lawn receives much traffic, it should get 6 hours of direct sun daily.

Select the right species of grass to ensure you’ll have a healthy lawn in shady areas. Creeping red fescue tolerates shade better than Kentucky bluegrass. Don’t mow any shorter than 3 inches in the shady areas of your lawn. Fertilize and water shady areas less than the sunny part of your lawn. If you’re having difficulty maintaining grass cover in areas where people walk, put in a stone or bark chip path to keep traffic off the grass. Often shade-tolerant ground covers are an excellent alternative to grass in shady areas that don’t need to carry traffic.

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As a homeowner, you take pride in having a healthy, beautiful landscape, and at Maxigreen, we promise to take care of your lawn as if it were our own. We will help you identify problem areas such as soil compaction, excess thatch layer, weed, insects and diseases. We will also identify water, pet and/or shade problems and offer solutions.

All work done by Maxigreen will be performed by professionally trained applicators who truly care about the health and appearance of your lawn. We offer you over 20 years experience in the lawn care industry. You can be guaranteed professionals will service your lawn.

Choose from any one of our four programs that are guaranteed to give you a lawn to be proud of, and save you money. If at any time during your program you are not completely satisfied, call us, we will return and re-apply as required with no cost to you to ensure your complete satisfaction.

Learn more about our guaranteed programs starting as low as $47.60 + GST per application. For your free lawn care evaluation call Maxigreen today at 780 444-3378.
*Accounts must be in good standing. Overdue balances will void the guarantee. Pricing includes up to 4000 sq ft of lawn.