“I got the number of this company from a trailer on the way to work. I called with low expectations as we rarely have had any luck with landscapers/ yard maintenance people in the past. Finding Dave at Jim’s Mowing has been amazing. Fast service, accurate detailed quotes and a great guy to deal with. Good price, good reliable service from a nice guy. Highly recommend this company!”
“We have used Jim’s mowing for several years now. Stu, Connor and Gareth all provide outstanding service and very fair prices. This year besides cutting the grass and general care of our lawns they also helped us with some landscaping. Our gardens now look spectacular thanks to Jim’s Mowing fine work.”
“I have been using Jim’s Mowing for many years and have always been extremely happy with their service. Today my roommates and I were absolutely blown away by the AMAZING job Daniel & Brooklyn did clearing away a spectacular amount leaves from the flower beds, lawn and curb. Perfection! We highly recommend Peter and his Team.”
What to do after fertilizing?
Now you have fertilizer, you have lime, and you have your spreader, you’re almost ready to go. Just make sure you wear gloves and a mask when dealing with the lime! It isn’t the most toxic substance, but many lime mixtures can be quite dusty and you should avoid breathing in the lime. During the dry British Columbia summer heat, the last thing you’ll want to be doing is breathing in lime dust.
Read the bags carefully! Typically, most brands here in British Columbia will include instructions on what spreader to use, how much fertilizer to put on your lawn, and what pattern you should walk as you’re spreading the fertilizer. This should make it easier to determine the right amount to use on your lawn, but it can be hard to hit the ratios right.
In British Columbia, one of the most common mistakes first time gardeners commit is putting down too much fertilizer. This can lead to something called “fertilizer burn”, where the leaves of grass are scorched, turned brown or yellow, and this can eventually lead your lawn to die. This damage can be reversed if there is still rain to fall in the season, and a layer of topsoil and grass seed can do wonders, but this can be a headache after spending money to make your lawn look great in the first place!
While fertilizing your lawn in British Columbia is not rocket science, there are many things to consider if you want to optimize your lawns chances of success. This could take some research and planning to hit the right time windows, nail the nutrient and lime ratios, and know how frequently to do it again. If you are finding that you don’t have the time, or simply don’t want to do the work, call us here at Jim’s Mowing British Columbia and let us take care of the work and planning for you. Our experts are trained on the best schedules and practices for lime and fertilizer treatments to ensure that we do the tough jobs for you!
“Patrick and his team are great! Response times are very quick, pricing is reasonable and they are efficient and tidy. Very pleased with their service.”
“Jim’s shows up on a regular basis throughout the lawn-growing season. They are always prompt, quick, efficient and friendly. All for a reasonable price too. My nephew said he’ll cut my lawn for free. I said No thanks! I use Jim’s Mowing because they’re the best!”
“Amazing service! I’ve tried 3 others in town and by FAR this was the best. VERY responsive and friend and professional. Came did the job and sent invoice..quick easy contactless payment. Great business to work with. Highly recommend!”
The Fertilizer and Lime service is also available in:
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