Do-It-Yourself Lawn Care
Few things in life are nearly as rewarding and self-fulfilling as a job well done. When you take control of your lawn yourself the results are visible each time you step outside. Many people take their lawn for granted. It’s just there, gets some water every now and then and mowed occasionally. Other than that, it’s an afterthought. The fact is that with just a little bit more effort and know-how the results are incredible and rewarding.
Read some of the benefits of DIY lawncare below.
Fresh air and exercise. Getting outside and working on your lawn or garden is an excellent way to fill your lungs with fresh air and get some much needed steps.
Sunshine, vitamin D, and a chance to work on that tan. Getting a little sun is good for the immune system and your mood. If you're out for an extended period of time make sure you use sunscreen.
Save money vs. a hired service. If you're willing to dedicate a bit of your off-time to mow, fertilize, and irrigate your own lawn you can save yourself some greenbacks.
Yard Work is a family activity (or time to yourself). Taking care of the lawn is something the whole family can do together. Conversely, you can use the time for yourself. Put your earphones on and go mow the lawn alone with your thoughts.
Instill a work ethic into your kids. Yard duties like mowing or weeding can provide an opportunity to teach children responsibility and the rewards of hard work. Junior wants that latest phone model so he can get on The Facesnaptime with his buddies? He can earn it.
Visible improvement in the health of your lawn and your own yard skills. It doesn't take long to see the results from your DIY lawn care efforts, improved curb appeal and a more inviting space for outdoor activities.
Pride of ownership. That's your little chunk of America you're making a nicer place, there's pride to be had in that fact.
Getting Started with Do-It-Yourself Lawn Care
The hardest part in anything in life is getting started. Our fertilizer subscription programs make it easy to get on the path to a more beautiful and healthy lawn, but the onus is on you to take ownership and put in the work to get the rewards. With products shipped to your door throughout the year when it's time to apply them, you won't have to guess what you should be doing. So go out there and own your yard this year.