Winterization Services in Johnson County

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Winter is Coming…

But it doesn’t have to kill your yard.

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At Lifestyle Outdoor, we don’t disappear just because it’s getting colder. We understand winterizing for an HOA community is an important process that protects the value and beauty of the properties.

You won’t have to worry about your irrigation systems failing to work come spring when you partner with us for winterization.

Winterization for your HOA

The only HOA winterization specialists in Kansas City.

There are several things we do to prepare your HOA community for winter. With cold weather and winter precipitation comes a dangerous freeze-thaw cycle that wreaks havoc on soil, plants, concrete, and pipes. From knowing the right fertilizers to spread before winter to best protecting your valuable landscaping features from the impending weather and cold, Lifestyle Outdoor are your HOA winterization experts.

Winterization of Irrigation Systems.

Our extensive experience with irrigation systems means we can provide the most thorough and effective winterization for all irrigation systems, pumps, and controls.

Winterization Service Areas

We provide effective winterization across Johnson County and the Kansas City area.

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Don’t take our word for it, hear from our satisfied customers.

The owner and employees of Lifestyle Outdoor are a pleasure to work with. I have known Justin, the owner, for many years. He is not only devoted to building a first class business, he is a very kind person.

Any issues are handled immediately, so there’s never frustration, or excessive time dealing with a problem. Our homeowners and guests always comment how beautiful our landscaping and lawns are maintained. The attention to detail is above and beyond. I highly recommend Lifestyle Outdoor!


We recently worked with Lifestyle Outdoor to expand the landscape design in our backyard. Working with Justin Simpson and his team was a great experience. We were very pleased with Justin’s design recommendations. He listened to our ideas, and came up with a great plan that exceeded our expectations. He was very responsive and met all commitments when he said he would. The crew did an awesome job executing all the changes. We really appreciated how careful they were to ensure minimal impacts to our existing landscape, and how they cleaned up everything when they were done. We’ve gotten a number of compliments on our yard and have been happy to recommend Lifestyle Outdoor, and will continue to do so!

Gary W.

Wonderful service, friendly workers – our lawns have never looked this good. The mowers take their time and don’t race through the yards.
Everyone seems to take pride in what they are doing. Justin you and your crew are great.

Allyn G

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White glove service with a green thumb.

Your beautiful HOA community has made a big investment in landscaping and irrigation systems; proper winterization protects that investment. You could fall victim to frozen, burst pipes or you could give us a call and get started with a site visit.

Winterization FAQs

We get a lot of questions about winterizing; here are some answers.

What is winterization?

Any preparation done to protect against the damaging effects of winter counts as winterization. Spreading mulch around some plants, trimming, covering grills and patio furniture or moving them indoors, raking up acorns, wrapping some trees or shrubs, and moving potted plants indoors are all examples of winterization.

When should I winterize my lawn?

In Kansas City, we are mostly working with cool-season grasses. It’s best to winterize cool-season grasses with two separate applications of an appropriate fertilizer. One fertilization should be in the early fall, the second would be, typically, mid-November.

Should grass be left short or long for winter?

Part of winterizing your lawn is trimming the grass to the shortest point it’s been at all year. If you want to break out a ruler (which we won’t judge), you’d want your grass to be about 2.5 inches high. This will allow it to continue providing nutrients to the roots while preventing frost from matting up and killing the grass.

Should gardens be covered in the winter?

It’s a good idea to cover your gardens or flower beds with a layer of mulch. This protects the soil but doesn’t suffocate it.