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How Weeds Impact Your Commercial Landscape

Maintaining a pristine landscape is crucial when it comes to your business establishing a strong presence in the community. The last thing you need is for your sidewalk, plant beds, and lawn to be overrun with ugly weeds and make your property look unkempt. Not only are weeds a massive eyesore, but they are also quite harmful to the health of your landscape, which makes weed control incredibly important. In this article, we discuss the ways in which weeds can impact your commercial landscape and what you can do about it. Continue reading to learn more.

They Cut off Plant Food Supply

When weeds emerge from the ground, they compete with surrounding plants for resources. Just as with every other plant, shrub, or tree, weeds need water, nutrients, and sunlight to thrive, and they will hog those resources in order to do so.

Without the nutrients plants need to survive, they become more susceptible to disease. The lack of resources combined with the heightened risk of disease puts your landscape in serious danger once weeds emerge.

They Take Up Space

In addition to hogging precious resources, weeds take up space in your flower beds and lawn, which prevents your plants from growing and reaching their full potential. If the problem gets out of control, weeds can form a blanket that takes up entire areas on a landscape, seriously impeding the growth of any other plants.

They Spread Quickly

Once weeds are established on a property, they can reproduce very quickly. In fact, some weeds are known to spread thousands of seeds, which enable them to invade an entire landscape in a short amount of time.

They Carry Pathogens

Weeds often carry or host plant pathogens, which can significantly increase the risk of plants becoming infected. Once plants and trees fall prey to disease, it can be nearly impossible to save them.

Schedule a Weed Control Service Today!

All things considered, protecting your property against weeds is a priority. That’s where Stay Green comes in. Our highly trained commercial landscapers offer weed control services to ensure your landscape remains vibrant and healthy all year long. Weed control is vital during springtime, which is the season of growth on your landscape. During this season, we apply pre-emergent solutions to your lawns and plant beds to prevent weeds from sprouting.

Additionally, we pay special attention to these following tasks to help your landscape thrive during spring:

  • Mowing lawns
  • Hand-pruning shrubbery
  • Inspecting and testing irrigation systems
  • Spreading mulch in planters and around trees

Get greener grass, plants, and trees by calling Stay Green today. Backed by 50+ years of service excellence, we know a thing or two about how to take care of your commercial property.

Stay Green has extensive experience servicing commercial properties of all sizes and scopes, including theme parks, government municipalities, universities, retail establishments, office buildings, and more. To discover how we can serve you, call our team today!

Call (800) 741-9150 to get started. We look forward to serving you!

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