It’s very easy to overdo it when watering your lawn. Grass plants don’t need much additional water. So, by overwatering your yard, you’re producing more harm than good. If you notice that some damage has been done, hiring Atlantic Maintenance Group will help get your lawn back. When overwatering your Pennsylvania lawn, look for these prevalent symptoms of an overwatered lawn.
Harming Your Roots
One of the best parts of grass is that it doesn’t need a lot of water. For grass to develop well, the roots of the grass plants require daily doses of oxygen. If you’re overwatering your Pennsylvania lawn daily, there’s no way that the roots are receiving the oxygen they need to reach their full growth potential. Without adequate oxygen, the roots will suffocate and die. This will leave the grass plants with shallow root systems that can’t support life.
Turf in Distress
Moreover, you weaken your grass plants every time you overwater your lawn; thus, making them vulnerable. Without adequate oxygen, the grass plants are under stress, making them prone to diseases and insect damage. Although diseases and insect damage can begin on only one minor grass patch, they can quickly spread to the entire lawn and become a significant problem.
In addition, another prevalent symptom of overwatering is excessive weed growth. Some weed ripening in any lawn is normal, but you might frequently encounter more aggressive weeds in an overwatered property. In addition, this weed growth type is more noticeable in yards that have been continuously overwatered for more than two years. Give us a ring today at 410-768-4720 for commercial or residential landscaping services.
An Increase in Insect Population
Furthermore, the dying and rotting grass might lead to more problems than just an unattractive lawn. The damp turf also produces a perfect place for bugs to live and reproduce. In patches of thatch, you might notice more insects than usual hiding in the grass shoots. This happens when you are constantly overwatering your Pennsylvania lawn. Overall, you can receive a professional landscaping service from Atlantic Maintenance Group to maintain your lawn perfectly.
All of Your Landscaping Needs from Atlantic Maintenance Group
Atlantic Maintenance Group is a full-service landscaping company providing maintenance, design, and construction, as well as snow removal and asphalt and concrete services. We are your source for complete landscape and facility maintenance for commercial and residential properties throughout Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. We are a self-performing landscaping company, meaning we don’t hire subcontractors, and senior management is involved with every project. Our highly trained team of professionals receives constant, ongoing education on the latest industry trends, updates, and safety measures. This ensures we can deliver outstanding customer service and results to our clients, regardless of the size of your job.