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    Published on 22 August 2019, Thursday, 2:17 PM
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    • Tidying up the lawn using a Rake.

    Spring Cleaning: Getting Your Backyard Ready for a New Season

    Winter is finally over, and it's time to get your backyard ready for spring. It may seem daunting, but with a little hard work, you can transform your outdoor space into a beautiful haven. This blog post will guide you on how to clean up your backyard after winter and prepare it for a new season.


    Removing Dead Grass and Weeds

    The first step to cleaning up your backyard after winter is to get rid of dead grass and weeds. You can use a rake to get rid of the dead grass and a weed puller to remove weeds. Once you have removed all the dead grass and weeds, you can start preparing your garden beds.


    Mulch Garden Beds

    Mulching your garden beds is necessary in preparing them for spring. It helps in retaining moisture and keeping the soil temperature consistent. Mini loaders are worth using for this job, especially if you have a large garden. They make the job easier and faster.


    Dethatching Your Lawn

    Dethatching your lawn helps in preparing it for spring growth. It involves removing the layer of dead grass and debris that has built up over the winter months. You can hire someone to do this for you, or you can do it yourself with the right equipment.

    • Aeration using the Lawn Roller Spiked.


    Aeration is essential for maintaining a healthy lawn. It involves making small holes in the soil to improve airflow and increase the absorption of water and nutrients. You can hire an aerator or do it yourself with a garden fork or aeration sandals.


    Feeding the Garden

    After you have prepared your garden beds and lawn, it's time to feed them. Fertilizing your garden beds and lawn helps them grow strong and healthy. Choose a fertilizer that is appropriate for your plants and lawn and follow the instructions on the package.

    • Trimming using the Pruner Pole Petrol.

    Trimming and Pruning Hedges

    Trimming and pruning your hedges is necessary to keep them looking neat and tidy. You can hire a hedge trimmer, a long-handled pole hedge trimmer, or a chainsaw for larger jobs.


    Cleaning Paths and Paving with a Pressure Washer

    Last but not least, cleaning paths and paving with a pressure washer is necessary to remove dirt and debris that has accumulated over the winter months. You can hire a pressure washer or buy one yourself if you plan on using it frequently.

    Overall, cleaning up your backyard after winter requires hard work, but it's well worth it. You can prepare your garden beds, lawn, and hedges for spring growth and create a beautiful outdoor space. Hiring equipment can make the job easier and faster, allowing you to enjoy your backyard in no time. It's time to get started and prepare your backyard for a new season!


    With a little bit of work and the right equipment, your yard will be looking spruced up in no time! Your local Kennards Hire team will be happy to answer any questions you have about your yard sprucing project.

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    Nathan Mills
    Nathan is a seasoned Kennards Hire team member passionate about empowering DIYers in their projects. He loves everything DIY and brings together years of equipment and project experience to help customers get the right tools for their next job.