Most of the time any chemical application is safe, as long as it is being applied in a safe manner.
If you leave the clippings in piles or clumps, then yes that can kill the grass in that area.
You don’t want the clippings to just lay on top of the grass, you want them to be able to work themselves down into the soil.
As long as the clippings aren’t in big piles all of the yard, it is ok to leave clippings also known as mulching. Mulch is just another way to keep good nutrients in the soil.
There are many options to control weeds in your lawn. You can go to the big box store, make sure to read the label so you know if it is safe for your grass type or doesn’t kill your grass…
They are usually pretty cheap in price per application, but they are out there 6-7 times per year. You also get what you pay for.
Good watering habits, not watering every day. Good fertilization, not too much. Mowing your yard with sharp blades and an adequate height.
I recommend leaving the grass a little longer for winter. It helps come springtime when you do the first mowing of the new year.
For like fertilizing and weed control we don’t offer monthly services. That will just cause problems in the long run, however, mowing gets billed monthly and that also depends on lawn size. Calling us for a free quote is best.
It typically depends on your lawn size and how many times during the year we will be out there.