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Why Your Yard Needs Weed Control

Why Your Yard Needs Weed Control

Your lawn requires many services to keep it healthy and growing correctly. Without these services, the grass will not reach optimal conditions. Proper fertilization is key to making sure your grass and landscape plants are strong enough to fight off disease and insects.

Another service that is necessary for the health of your lawn is weed control. When weeds are allowed to grow, they can quickly take over. Here are some other reasons why your lawn in Noblesville, Carmel, Westfield, and nearby areas in Indiana requires weed control applications.


Using Pre-emergent Weed Control Helps Kill Weeds Before They Grow & Take Over

Dandelions are growing in this yard in Carmel, IN.

If your lawn hasn’t been treated for weeds before, then there will be many types growing there. In our area of Indiana, we have common weeds such as dandelions, chickweed, crabgrass, broadleafs, henbit, spurge, and more. A pre-emergent treatment attacks them before they start to grow. Our herbicides are also created to specifically kill weeds, which keeps your plants and grass safe.

Applying weed control along with a routine fertilizer treatment gives your lawn everything it needs to thrive.


Killing Weeds Gives Back Nutrients Such as Light, Air, & Water to Your Plants & Grass

Weeds grow much more quickly than your grass and landscape plants do, meaning they suck up the nutrients from your soil and gain access to sunlight and water before your grass does. The key nutrients in soil that your...

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Why Your Lawn Needs Fertilizer

Why Your Lawn Needs Fertilizer

Fertilizer provides important nutrients for your lawn and plants. When applied with the right ratio and at the right time of year, fertilizer treatments can make a drastic difference in the appearance and health of your lawn.

Below you will find some important reasons why you need to fertilize your lawn in Noblesville, Carmel, Westfield, and other surrounding Indiana areas.


Fertilization leads to fuller, healthier grass.

Well-fertilized grass in Noblesville that we treated with a custom blended fertilizer.

Fertilizer is made of three primary macronutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Each serves a different purpose and depending upon the season, treatments will vary in their composition to target certain needs.

The nitrogen provides the rich, green look that most homeowners crave. There are also various micronutrients present in most products that help with seed production, root strength, and more.

Overall, grass will grow to a fuller, healthier state with fertilizer. The root systems will be enriched by the nutrient-rich soil beneath it. The grass will be greener and fuller with scheduled treatments.


Fertilizer helps grass resist weeds.

Once a healthier root system is established, it will become more difficult for weeds to move in. Weeds require root space and nutrients from the soil just as grass does. Strong, well-fed grass stands a much better chance at pushing out any weeds as they try to take root.

Often the weeds will also benefit from fertilizer. After all, they’re plants, too!...

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When to Do Landscape Maintenance Including Trimming/Pruning, Mulching, Weeding, & More

When to Do Landscape Maintenance Including Trimming/Pruning, Mulching, Weeding, & More

Your yard serves so many purposes in your life: it helps you entertain, it gives your kids a place to play, and it provides a nice place for you to relax on a beautiful spring morning. So doesn’t it make sense to provide your yard with the best care possible? Obviously, regular mowing is essential, but your landscape beds and other plants also require a checkup every now and then!

By performing landscape maintenance, you can help your lawn be the best it can be, and you also get to protect your investment you’ve made into creating a great-looking yard. There are many aspects of landscape maintenance, and each should be done at different times.

You may want to explore the possibility of hiring a professional crew like Spider Lawn & Landscape, as we are experts in lawn care for Noblesville, IN and the surrounding areas like Carmel and Westfield. 


When Should Trimming/Pruning Be Done?

Trimming and pruning are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually very different practices. Trimming is done to control the shape of your plants and to make your shrubs and hedges look aesthetically pleasing. When hedge trimming is performed, it gives your hedges a chance to grow back thicker while preventing overgrowth. Shrub trimming allows us to shape your plants into the shape you desire. Typically, trimming is performed at least a few times each year. For some properties, it requires bi-weekly performance.

Pruning is done to maintain...

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Our new website has been launched live!

Our new website has been launched live!

We would like to announce our new website has been launched! We are very excited about new and existing customers being able to find us online, learn about our services and get in contact with us.

Come back often for great lawn care and landscaping information!

Part of our new website is a blog that we'll be utilizing to provide you with lawn care tips, reminders and other great lawn and landscaping information. We encourage you to join in and comment on our posts with your questions, opinions and requests.

The new site will continue to grow!

Since we just launched the website, there are many things we'll be adding into the future. When you see or talk to us, let us know what you think! Your feedback is important as we strive to offer the best lawn service possible.

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