Seasonal cleanups provide tremendous benefits for your yard, especially in the fall. A fall yard cleanup prepares your lawn for the upcoming winter months, creates more space, encourages new growth, and eliminates dangerous pests.

At Stream Line Lawn & Landscape, we always encourage our clients to invest in autumn lawn cleanups. If you live in Westfield, Watchung, Warren, and the surrounding areas of NJ, here is how a fall lawn cleanup helps your yard.

A Fall Cleanup Will Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

Yard cleanup services being performed for a yard in Watchung, NJ.

Wintertime brings harsh, cold weather, and if your lawn isn’t properly prepared for it, it can suffer serious damage. When you don’t properly clean your lawn during the fall, your lawn stays in a weakened state and is unable to soak up nutrients and store up strength for the colder months.

Leaf clutter suffocates your lawn and prevents sunlight and air from fueling it, and inhibits water from evaporating. When air and sunlight are unable to reach your lawn, your grass can’t go through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is a foundational process for plants that converts food and sunlight into energy. Without energy, your lawn can’t grow, and it slowly decays and dies. When water is unable to evaporate from your lawn, it festers and mold, fungi, and other diseases begin to grow and spread to the rest of your lawn.

A yard cleanup removes debris and clutter from your lawn so it can have proper access to the nutrients it needs to store energy for the upcoming winter.

Clearing Your Yard Creates Space for New Growth

A yard that is overgrown and neglected is most often overrun by voracious weeds. These weeds destroy your lawn and landscape and steal nutrients from your plants, leaving them weak for the winter. Yard cleanups remove weeds and other clutter from your yard that crowds out your healthy grass and plants. With more space, your lawn and plants can grow and flourish once the spring returns.

A central part of any yard cleanup is weed and leaf removal, both of which allow your lawn to breathe and have enough space to grow back in spring.

Keeping Your Yard Clean Prevents Pest Infestation

Yard cleanups help prevent pests like this spider in Warren, NJ.

Certain pests wreak havoc on your lawn and landscape but are generally harmless to people. Others, however, can be dangerous to humans and pets. A lawn covered in damp, rotting leaves creates a haven for dangerous pests to take refuge and thrive. Pest infestations are very common in unkempt yards. Ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and more can all harm your pets and irritate you and your loved ones. Other pests like spiders and snakes are very dangerous, and if you or your pets come into contact with these, the results can be fatal.

Removing debris and leaf clutter from your lawn, along with trimming back messy bushes and trees, is crucial to preventing these pests from invading your yard and posing health risks for your lawn and loved ones.

Prepare your lawn for the upcoming winter with our fall yard cleanups!

Winter will be here soon; don’t wait to schedule yard cleanups for your lawn this fall. Our experts provide properties in Westfield, Watchung, Warren, and the surrounding areas with seasonal cleanups that include leaf and debris removal, weed pulling and control, trimming, pruning, and more. Call us today at (833) 452-9666 to get on our list and begin preparing your yard for wintertime.