Sample Landscape Maintenance Program

Early Spring (April)

  • Remove debris from garden beds that accumulated over winter to reduce disease
  • Physically remove weeds by hand pulling, digging, or cultivating
  • Check all downspout connections and check for clear drainage pipes
  • Remove any dead plants or dead branches to reduce disease
  • Lightly shape and trim off any winter damage on evergreens
  • Custom hand prune as required to remove deadwood and thin out mature shrubs
  • Apply pre-emergent weed control in garden beds
  • Hand spade garden beds that are not edged with bullet pavers
  • Cut down perennials and ornamental grasses
  • Fertilize plants with a 10-10-10 balanced fertilizer
  • Top dress garden beds with 15 yards of premium shredded bark mulch

Late Spring (May)

  • Plant seasonal color in beds and pots and use a foliar fertilizer (price TBD)
  • Lightly shape/trim plants as needed with correct cultural methods
  • Check for weeds
  • Check for insects and/or diseases on plants

Summer (July)

  • Lightly shape/trim early spring flowering shrubs and ornamental trees using correct cultural methods
  • Custom hand prune to stimulate new growth and remove suckers
  • Check on seasonal color plantings and pots, and apply a foliar fertilizer
  • Check for weeds in garden beds
  • Check for insects and/or diseases on plants
  • Hand spade beds that are not edged with bullet pavers
  • Monitor garden beds for irrigation

Early Fall (September)

  • Check for weeds in garden beds
  • Stock up on firewood (Price TBD)
  • Change out seasonal color for garden beds and pots (Price TBD)

Fall (November)

  • Spray Wilt-Pruf on boxwoods to prevent winter desiccation
  • Prepare beds for winter by cutting back perennials
  • Remove all annual plantings
  • Clean leaf debris out of beds & take to nursery to recycle
  • Trim down weak plants for rejuvenation

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