Does a serious case of spring fever have you itching to spend more time outside, but your lawn isn’t quite the outdoor oasis of your dreams? It’s no surprise that National Lawn and Garden month falls in April. This is a great time of year to help your lawn recover from winter and prepare for more outdoor living. If you’re a yard care novice, this useful list of infographics will help you maintain a beautiful landscape this spring and seasons to come.
1. Lawn maintenance seasonal cheat sheet
In most regions, April and May are the best times to tackle the most important lawn care tasks, including aerating, lawn feeding and seeding. This resource from Heiton Buckley shows how prepping your yard now means less work in the hotter summer months.
2. Best time of day to mow your lawn
Find out the best and worst times of day to fire up the lawn mower from Your Green Pal. Your yard will thank you!
3. Front yard landscaping ideas for springtime
Easy tips for beautiful curb appeal. Our favorite ideas, courtesy of TruGreen.com, include involving the whole family in planting a tree and swapping high-maintenance flower beds for ground cover plants. Great inspiration for your green thumb!
4. How to prep your garden for spring planting
Fix.com shares the ultimate guide to planning and caring for your spring garden, including step-by-step instructions to starting your seeds indoors. This is not only a fun project for kids, but a great way to reuse and recycle egg cartons, toilet paper rolls, plastic containers and other household items.
5. Landscaping DOs & DON’Ts
From planning to upkeep, get the basics of landscape maintenance via HouseHunt.com. Definitely check out this infographic if you’re getting ready to sell your home.
6. How to build a tranquility garden
Put in the work, then reap the rewards! This graphic from the team at Angie’s List shows you the features to include for a tranquil backyard escape.
Which landscaping projects are you most looking forward to this spring? Let us know in the comments!