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The Simple Secret to Show-Stopping Trees and Shrubs

Trees and shrubs are the backbones of your outdoor space and the ecosystem surrounding your  home. They give you shade in the summer, add  character to your outdoor spaces, and increase your property value.   

Spring Fertilization Flower Bed Kansas City Custom LawnOur customers are always asking us how they can keep their trees and shrubs disease and bug-free with the least amount of time and effort.   

At Custom Lawn, we always answer the same way: spring root fertilization is the number one thing you can do to take care of your trees & shrubs.   

What Is Spring Root Fertilization?  

Spring root fertilization is the process of injecting the soil around the roots of trees and shrubs with the right blend of insecticides, fertilizer, and nutrients that promote new root growth. This injection process keeps your trees and shrubs as healthy as possible by delivering the mixture directly to the roots . Spring is the  ideal time of year to apply root fertilizer treatments. This is because your trees and shrubs are waking up from their dormant periods and could use an extra boost of nutrients while new root growth is beginning.

Top 6 Benefits of Spring Root Fertilization   

Not only does spring root fertilizer make sure that your trees and shrubs will have the nutrients and fertilizer they need to stay healthy, our fertilizer blend also prevents disease and keeps bugs away. It’s a simple treatment that will benefit your entire backyard ecosystem.  Japanese Beetle on Rose Kansas City Custom Lawn

Here are some additional benefits of applying spring root fertilization:

  • You’ll have bigger and more flowers on your shrubs.
  • You’ll have thicker, fuller, and greener plants.
  • It rejuvenates and improves your soil.
  • It helps your plants bounce back from decline and deficiencies like Chlorosis.
  • It encourages new stem growth on your trees and shrubs.
  • It keeps pests away that could harm your plants, such as Japanese beetles that love to eatrose bushes

Will My Plants Overgrow Leading to More Maintenance?    

This is a very common question that arises when we introduce the idea of  spring root fertilizer treatments, and understandably so. Tree roots can get out of control, even cause damage, if not tended to properly.   

When talking about stimulating new growth and applying insecticides and fertilizer to your plants, it’s incredibly important that whoever is creating the mixture is customizing the solution to your lawn’s unique ecosystem. A tailored approach is the only way we handle these service calls and anyone tending to your plants needs to know how much, or little, of each component to use for optimal results.   

If your fertilizer treatment is mixed and applied by someone who does not fully understand how each element will impact your garden, overstimulation is possible. This could lead to overgrowth problems and other issues.   

Keep an Expert at Your Fingertips

This is why we always recommend consulting with an experienced professional and bringing in expert help whenever you’re attempting to make these kinds of changes to your lawn and garden regimen.   

We pride ourselves on providing our customers with quality, custom lawn care services. Our professionals are all college educated and have over five years of experience tending to trees, shrubs, and gardens. They will always use their skills and knowledge to create a custom treatment plan for your garden’s individual needs.   

By hiring our lawn care specialists, we will always be available to answer your questions. You’ll be provided with your lawn care specialist’s phone number and you can give them a call whenever you have a question or need some advice about your ecosystem’s health.   

If you’re interested in improving your shrub and tree performance, give us a call at (913) 782-8315 and we’ll be glad to create a custom solution for your yard. 


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