Money-Saving Lawn and Garden Tips from Pro Outdoor

Creating and maintaining a beautiful lawn and garden takes a great deal of effort, hard work, and money.  Homeowners are always seeking beautiful green lawns and fresh fragrant flowerbeds.  Sometimes, the work these require can be overwhelming for homeowners, while some homeowners enjoy it.  It is easy for homeowners to spend way too much time and money on products, which don’t end up working.  Lawn maintenance and upkeep, if not done correctly can be ineffective.  Luckily having a nice lawn and garden doesn’t have to be difficult or so expensive.  Using a few money saving tips, homeowners with any time and money budget can have beautiful looking lawns and gardens without breaking their backs or their wallets.

Plan Before You Buy

This step may seem simple, but you would be surprised by how many people just wander into a lawn and garden store with no idea on what they want or truly need.  Take time before you go into the store and actually spend money to sketch out how you want your lawn and garden to look.  Do a little research online to find out what types of grass, flowers, trees and shrubs grow best in your region, and check to see how much maintenance and up keep they need.  Ask the professionals at the store which plants they would suggest for your desired amount of maintenance because this will save you time and money in the long run.


One of the easiest ways to say money is to install an irrigation system for your home.  Pro Outdoor allows you to properly water your lawn and garden without the hassle of regular watering.  Save time and money by having an irrigation system installed in your yard.  It is good to do this during the planning stage so you can customize the system to fit your needs. This is where Pro Outdoor can help.  They will install a system to meet your needs, allowing you better control over your lawn and garden.

Buy Smart

It is important to remember when you do start buying for your lawn and garden to do so in an education fashion.  Remember that having a nice garden is a process, so buy quality plants even if you need to do so in stages.  By keeping in mind that cheaper is not always better, you will insure in the long run, that your lawn and garden are easy to maintain.  Properly cared for with a professional irrigation system, your lawn and garden will be beautiful for years to come.

By following these simple tips you are on your way to having the lawn and garden you always dreamed of.  Contact the friendly team at Pro Outdoor today to find out how they can help you grow your dream.

3 Tips for the Perfect Lawn from Pro Outdoor

Every homeowner dreams of having a perfectly green and easy to manage lawn, but so many people give up after spending tons of time and money trying to improve their grasses quality.  The problem, generally is not working harder at it, but taking care of your lawn smarter.  Here are a few tips to get the lawn you have always dreamed of.

1. Mow Smarter

The first rule is to always mow with a sharp blade, this keeps your grass health and less prone to disease.  When you cut your grass with a blunt blade you are effectively beating up the grass, damaging it and making it more vulnerable.  When you mow you also don’t want to cut your grass too short, cutting it too short will cause it to only grow quicker and need more water, making it a more high maintenance job.  And never mow on a wet lawn; this is how bald spots are formed.

2. Irrigate Smarter

It is best to avoid overwatering a lawn.  So many people use inefficient methods to irrigate their lawn very much of the moisture ends up either evaporating, or running down the sidewalk.  Homeowners are left with high water bills and dead grass.  The secret is in the timing.   Many people choose to water during the day, or at sunset when they get off work, the key however is to water in the hour right before dawn.  This means the most cost effective, time effective and water efficient way to irrigate your lawn is to install an irrigation system.  While you need a professional to set one up for you, in the long run you will be saving money and time, while enjoying your beautiful green lawn.  For more information on your irrigation options click check out all Professional Irrigation has to offer.

3. Fertilize Smarter

The worst thing you can do for your lawn is to over fertilize it.  This will cause it to grow faster, making it more unmanageable.  We are aiming to create the perfect lawn, and means one with as little hassle as possible.  Fertilizers can also be bad for the environment, so using as little as possible, or using natural fertilizers is the best option.  When choosing a fertilizer it is best to stick with one kind, your grass will grow much more effectively if you don’t change the fertilizer all the time.

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