Updated: Apr 27
Springtime is here! It may not be the most festive of times with current headlines, but there are many things to celebrate, plan for, and keep you busy. Spring is a wonderful time in Michigan when dormant life comes alive again. Let the sunshine and spring colors pull you out of the house and inspire you to enjoy, revive, and dream of things to come.
As the temperatures finally begin to rise, the grass begins to grow, and the list of summer activities begins to lengthen, stay ahead of the game! Below is a list of spring reminders that will have you up and at 'em this season.
Plan for Michigan Summer:
Purchase your 2020 fishing license.
Click here to visit Michigan DNR for more information.
Schedule time out of doors in Pure Michigan!
Need ideas for places to visit in Michigan this summer? Check out Pure Michigan's website for all kinds of adventures!
Plan for boating season on Gull Lake! Inspect your boat and motor or shop for a new one. Find the Gull Lake resources you need by clicking here.
Re-grip golf clubs & check on leagues & memberships.
Click here for area golf courses.
Ever wanted to own your own golf course? Click here to explore this Augusta Golf Course, Maple Hills, for sale!
Put kids & grandchildren's spring/summer activities in your planner.
Plan your summer vacation or weekend getaways.
Need some ideas? Click here for Michigan summer vacation destinations.
Find a new spot to walk, bike, hike, or kayak.
Click here to visit Pure Michigan's guide to outdoor trails.
Catch a South Haven sunset. Just head west until you hit the lake!
Around the House:
Prepare your yard for summer fun:
Spread step 1 of the 4 step lawn fertilizing regiment.
The four steps include spreading fertilizer in early spring, late spring, summer, and fall. Click here for more information from your local experts at Richland Hardware.
Roll your lawn.
No idea what this means? If you've recently seeded, laid sod, or noticed animal tunnels bumping to the surface, rolling your lawn can help maintain a healthy yard. Click here for more information about when to roll and when to stay put.
Service lawn equipment & irrigation.
Wash winter road salt from your vehicles.
Clean your eavestroughs.
Check-in with your REALTOR® for a market update.
Contact Team Clancy with any questions you may have about buying or selling a home in the Richland or Greater Kalamazoo area.
Order your spring pest treatment for wood-destroying insects.
Pressure wash deck & sidewalks.
Purchase a new grill.
Seal your driveway.
Verify coverage with your insurance agent due to changes in MI law.
Around the Gull Lake Community
Support a re-opening restaurant or small business.
Check out this recent blog post about Richland Restaurants.
Stay up to date as to when the Chicken House is open for ice cream! Click here to visit their website.
While current headlines may be keeping you home, don't be reluctant to explore and plan for Michigan's finest time of year: spring and summer. If you need a recommendation for a reputable inspector, service vendor, or local professional, contact Team Clancy, we're always happy to help. We also love to talk real estate. If you're curious about the current market and where it could be headed, contact us and let's talk.