Most people understand the importance of spring, summer, and fall feedings and watering of their lawns; but, rarely do people understand the importance of preparing their lawn for the long winter slumber.
Soil compaction is a real issue in many yards of American homeowners; and over the years, many of us have experienced or thought “I have nothing but clay in my yard”. However the truth of the matter usually is; No, we actually have dead soil!
Communing with soil microbes is the order of the day. We know a fraction of what these tiny animals do to aid in plant growth. All plant growth, be it single cell algae or the mighty sequoias or saguaro cacti basking in the desert sun, relies on millions of microorganism for survival.