New for 2023
In 2005, Dig Right In Landscaping, Inc. developed its distinguished Back-to-Nature™ Lawn Care Program. Since then, we have mastered the science and techniques to the extent that competitors and industry experts come to us for advice and information.
- We are investing in rechargable power tools! Dig Right In is committed to decreasing our carbon footprint and reducing noise in our customers’ neighborhoods. We’re investing in Stihl battery-powered equipment, starting with three backpack blowers, one hedge trimmer and two line trimmers (weed-whackers).
- We no longer pick up grass clippings–except during fast growing periods. Clippings need to stay on the lawn as a source of food for soil organisms. Our customer’s soil is biologically diverse and those little buggers can “eat up” clippings within a few days (except in drought, but we’re not mowing then), turning the leaf into compost thereby improving soil texture, fertility and water absorption capacity.
- We now offer liquid corn gluten (LCG) as a weed seed inhibitor (aka “pre-emergent” weed control). This organic alternative to synthetic herbicides is so much better for the environment and yet highly effective when applied at the right time (around the time forsythias are blooming), with two applications providing ideal weed suppression in the spring.
- If you have a very low tolerance for lawn weeds, we highly recommend opting for the synthetic chemical pre-emergent application. The timing of this application reduces your exposure to the chemicals and is highly effective when followed up with our soil feeding program.
- Our soil feeding program now has FOUR applications with an emphasis on boosting beneficial fungi. The first is our NEW Soil ALIVE!™ booster feeding in spring. This is a granular microbial bio-inoculant to literally bring your soil to life after the ravages of winter.
- Soil ALIVE!™ is followed by our usual three (3) Nature’s Original™ compost tea soil feedings (spring, summer and fall). Each is now custom formulated to work with the upcoming season’s characteristics (growth, drought/heat and winterization respectively).
- We encourage our customers to conduct two core aerations each year because this is so critical for root development, drought and weed resistance (and even more effective when accompanied by an overseeding).
- Overseeding of lawns needs to be done annually as a weed and pest control technique to fill in bare spots that out competes weeds.
Pretty Dandelions! / Kill them dead!
What is YOUR tolerance for weeds?
Core Aeration is Important