When many people think of doing lawn work, it is thought of as a chore. There are many excuses such as "it's too hot" or "there is just so much to do there is no way I can get my yard to look as good as the Jones' down the street". Well what about the positives? A good healthy lawn can cut down allergies, help our mental health, burn some calories, be a social hangout, a local source of oxygen, or even help the value of a property when trying to sell!
A very common issue is grass allergies. The pollen from grass may not come to mind when thinking of pollen. Everybody thinks of flowers, but on windy days, tall grass be quite the issue. The best way to combat this is taking an allergy pill and mowing it at an inch and a half to two inches. It will not produce as much pollen as uncontrolled grass! Just be sure to take a shower after and get the pollen and dust off of you!
2. Mental Health
During COVID-19 the depression rate in the United States raised rapidly. We were stuck inside and just sat around and watched TV. Well an easy way to feel accomplished and raise your mental health is by doing lawn work. Once done you feel that you have achieved something and can sit around and enjoy your hard work afterwards!
3. Physical Health
Getting exercise is one thing that many of us could use more of. By doing yard work you can burn calories and be rewarded by the look of your beautiful yard!
4. Social Benefits
A lawn can be a center point of conversation and create friendships with neighbors. By having a nice manicured lawn you are viewed as a trustworthy individual. Green grass is very inviting and Boosts happiness for people walking or even driving by!
5. Property Value
if you are trying to sell your house a quick way to raise your asking price is starting with the grass! A good yard immediately gives off the impression of a well taken care of house! Also the people in the market wanting a nice yard will fall in love with the nice short grass instead of the house with spots of dirt and weeds!
A relatively unknown fact about grass is that it can produce more oxygen than trees! So by having a well taken care of lawn, you can provide plenty of fresh oxygen to you and your family!
There are an abundance of reasons to take care of your lawn and by doing so it will raise the quality of your life! If you have any questions on equipment you might need to help achieve this call us at (580)886-2345!