• Joseph Pacocha

Comprehensive Property Evaluation = Lawn Care Success!

Updated: Feb 26

Meeting with a new lawn care client, finding a new set of environmental conditions, is a real exciting time for me!

Early Spring Vole Damage to Lawn
Early Spring Vole Damage to Lawn

My company is routinely tasked with the mission of investigating possible cause(s) of turfgrass decline and to perform the necessary services needed to grow a dense and healthy stand of cool-season turfgrass.


To begin, we will need to meet on-site. Let's walk your property and talk about your lawn, it's current condition and a bit about the past. Of course, previous weather extremes will be taken into account, but we will go over current mechanical maintenance techniques, irrigation routine (if any), fertilization, weed control and insect prevention/curative strategies previously employed.


Heavy Shade and Poor Drainage = Weakened Turfgrass Condition
Heavy Shade and Poor Drainage = Weakened Turfgrass Condition

Another question would be if there was ever a time, since you have owned the property, that the lawn was to be considered in fantastic condition? Let's go over any/all surrounding environmental changes, large tree growth/pruning, soil conditions, major construction performed, etc.


How about grass seed? Have you planted grass seed (or sod) recently with very little success? Let's talk about the exact timing of seed planting, soil preparation, watering and maintenance. If sod, let's investigate your site/soil condition and the actual blend of turfgrass varieties included with the unique sod previously planted.

Kentucky Bluegrass Sod Planting Attempt in Heavy Shade Area
Kentucky Bluegrass Sod Planting Attempt in Heavy Shade Area

Is your lawn rarely walked upon (except for normal routine maintenance) or does one or more of your family pets traffic the site daily? Any drainage problems?


A major component of successful grass plant management is to routinely scout the entire lawn (plus surrounding areas) for changes, new challenges and problematic pests that can cause lawn stress and eventual turfgrass population decline.

Extreme Standing Water Along Rear of Residential Property
Extreme Standing Water Along Rear of Residential Property

Please be sure to contact our team at Pacocha Landscaping Services, Inc. with any lawn care questions, grass seed planting requests or other landscape related improvements needed at your property.


Thank you for visiting our site and have a great day!


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