A beautiful garden can enhance the curb appeal of any property. By adding color, texture, and interest, a garden can make a property more inviting and increase its value. With the right irrigation system, you will enjoy such wondrous sights all year.

Gardening can be time-consuming, so many do not want to spend leisure time cleaning up their lawn. However, there are many benefits to keeping your lawn clean, including the following:

  • Reducing the amount of pollen and other allergens in the air 
  • Improving the overall appearance of your home 
  • Providing a place for your family and friends to enjoy the outdoors 

There are telltale signs that your garden needs immediate TLC. They are as follows:


When you see your footprints on the lawn after you have walked across the grass, it is a sign that your grass is starting to wilt. It is because the blades of grass are bending over from the weight of your body, and when they lean too far, they break. It causes the grass to turn brown and die.

There are several things you can do to prevent this from happening. First, make sure you are watering your lawn regularly. If the grass is too dry, it will be more prone to breaking. In this case, it is prudent to install irrigation systems.

Second, try to avoid walking on the grass when it is wet. It will make it more likely to bend and break. Finally, brush them out with a broom or rake if you see footprints on your lawn. It will help the grass blades stand up straight again.

Unhealthy Shade

If your grass looks worse for wear, it might be time to check your mower blades. Dull blades can cause your grass to turn brown, as they tear rather than cut the grass. It can also lead to an uneven cut, making your lawn look patchy.

If you think your mower blades might be to blame, take a closer look at them. If they are dull or damaged, it is time to replace them. Sharp, well-maintained blades are crucial to keeping your lawn looking its best.

With a sharp mower blade, your gardening will improve in several ways. First, your plants will need to be cut cleanly. It can cause them to become damaged or even die. Second, your mower will have to work harder to cut through the grass, damaging the mower and making it less effective over time.

Jaundiced Color

If your grass has turned yellow, it may mean that you overwatered it. Overwatering your lawn can cause several problems, including:

-Yellowing or browning of the grass

-Mushy or spongy feel to the turf

-Grass that is more susceptible to disease

-Loss of grass in patches

If you think you may have overwatered your lawn, the first thing you should do is check the soil. If the soil is wet and soggy, then you likely have overwatered. To fix the problem, you need to reduce the water you give your lawn. You can avoid this by installing an irrigation system. 


A well-maintained garden has numerous benefits. Not only does it improve the curb appeal of your home, but it can also increase your property value. Furthermore, it can provide a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. So, please make an effort to take care of it.

Or better yet, ask Extreme Irrigation & Lawn to install a sprinkler. We offer top-notch irrigation system installation and repair so that you can enjoy a beautiful garden for most of the year. So, contact us now for more details!