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Preparing Your Lawn for Winter

Your Central Florida lawn requires a different maintenance program in the winter than it does in the summer. During the summer months the lawn is growing and actively taking up fertilizer and water. But all of our warm season grass species go into a semi- dormancy, where growth slows, the demand for nutrients drops, and even most of the roots are shed. And of course they aren’t as green as they were during the warm months. With a little knowledge you can work to keep your lawn as healthy as possible through your winter mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing practices.

Read our fact sheet on Preparing Your Lawn for Winter