I moved into my first single-family home about four years ago. Before that, I had always lived in condos and townhomes in which I didn’t have to maintain a lawn. With a move into an actual house, I was exposed to new requirements and responsibilities such as lawn care and pest control. We decided we would pay for the pest control because it would be safer for professionals to handle chemicals in and around the house. That left lawn maintenance, so I bit the bullet and said I would handle it. That ended up being the best decision of my life! GirlzLawn was born.
My favorite part of working in lawn care is being able to connect with nature and have an actual impact on helping it thrive.
GirlzLawn was initially created as a way to share my passion for lawn care. Along my journey, I have shared my personal experiences while learning a great deal about the industry and the products. It was such a natural progression to turn GirlzLawn into an official business. The business was officially formed in July of 2021 and the main objective is to highlight women in the green industry with a specific focus on teaching DIY lawn care to other women.
My absolute favorite Simple Lawn Solutions product is the Lawn Energizer 6-0-0. I use a granular fertilizer that is slow release and use the Simple Lawn Solutions liquids to compliment the program. The 6-0-0 provides a great concentration of micronutrients as well as an excellent, quick, visual response.
Lawn care is definitely not all butterflies and rainbows but the challenges shape you into a better caretaker. My biggest lawn challenges were:
For those who are new to lawn care, it is very important to understand that you cannot treat something if you don’t understand the problem. Save yourself time and money by acquiring a soil test and formulating your treatment plan based on the soil results. Focus on your lawn's specific needs and stay the course!