When last we left the hero of your story, your lawn, it was the end of summer. Your lawn was marred by brown, dead patches of grass caused by the late summer heat.
Now, in the midst of winter, you’re probably not thinking much about your lawn. If you do think about your lawn, you might be thinking something like this:
Yes, it’s cold right now, but spring really is just around the corner. January and February are a great time to start making plans for your lawn and a great time to buy supplies for spring yard work. Specifically, winter is a great time to get ready to re-seed your lawn and take care of those dead patches of grass (the ones you can’t see now because they’re covered with snow!).
Most lawn supplies are available at low prices during the winter, and grass seed is no exception. If you plan to re-seed your lawn in the spring, buy seed now and save money. It’s easy to store seed in your garage or toolshed until you need it; just keep it dry.
When buying grass seed, take a few things into consideration:
Once you have found the perfect seed for your needs, remember that the winter is also a great time to buy lawn-care equipment, like a seed spreader. By taking care of your seeding needs now, you’ll be better prepared to grow a beautiful lawn in the spring.