Dirt & Turf, quality lawn care services for Lakewood, NJ since 2009.
Mowing & water will have just as much of an impact as the lawn care program itself.
Please mow at a minimum height of 3 inches. That does not refer to the setting on the lawn mower, instead the height of the grass blades after it is mowed. 3.5 inches is great and 4 inches is even better.
Soil type: Lakewood has very sandy soil, drains very well, but dries very quickly.
Suggested watering schedule: The recommended watering schedule for the town of Lakewood is 15-20 minutes per zone, everyday. Since the soil is very sandy, during extreme heat, lawns may have to be watered twice in one day. The 2nd watering would be 12 hours later.
*If sprinkler heads rotate a full circle, the duration may have to be increased.
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The Town Of Lakewood, New Jersey
Lakewood is located within Ocean County, New Jersey. It is the most populated town in all of Ocean County, NJ. Currently over 106,000 people reside in Lakewood and the number is growing. The town also has one of the youngest populations. The median age in Lakewood is only 19 years old.
Originally, Lakewood wasn’t the name of the town. But after some time, the developers, didn’t feel the name suited the neighborhood. Brightwood and Lakewood were the two names that fit the town best. With the help of the residents, Lakewood won and became the official town name in 1880. The people felt Lakewood was the best name since it represented the lakes and the pinelands that the town possesses. After the town began to grow, they changed the name to Lakewood to be more attractive to guest.
Lakewood is best known for being the home of the Lakewood BlueClaws. The baseball team plays for the minor league. The team name comes from the popular blue claw crab found at the local Jersey Shore. The home field for the team is at the Lakewood First Energy Park. This impressive space is
used for many other events besides baseball games. Through out the year, the First Energy Park host many concerts, outdoor expos, flea markets, and more.
Georgian Court University, formerly known as Georgian Court College, is located within Lakewood, NJ. In 1908 the college was founded and was a female only school. It wasn’t until in 1994 males could attend the college. Then in 2004, the college became Georgian Court University. In 1978, the college was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places. Then, in 1985 the college was noted as a National Historical Landmark. Today The now University is still active and thriving.
Lakewood has many different style of homes within the town. Most homes have grass yards that can be hard to manage without help of a professional. Excessive amounts of trees and water can increase unwanted insects such as mosquitos, ticks, fleas, and more. Dirt and Turf specializes in fertilization and insect control. With our help we can take an unenjoyable yard and transform it into an inviting atmosphere. With our lawn treatment, weeds and bare spots will disappear from the lawn. Insects will leave the property and become noticeably less within one application of our insect control. All of our products are family friendly, including for your beloved pets.