Spring

Landscape Maintenance

Start your 100% Organic Lawn Fertilizer Program as soon as the grass starts to green up.

  • Remove debris, thatch and winter die back by heavy raking lawn
  • Edge sidewalks and walkways
  • Remove debris and cut back any perennials left standing
  • Cultivate garden soil once perennials are starting to appear
  • Trim hedges

Organic Lawn Fertilizer Program

Organic Lawn Fertilizer Program typically includes the following four fertilizer applications, slit seeding, aeration, and dethatching.

  • 1st application: March 15th to April 15th – Alfalfa 5-1-5
  • 2nd application: April 15th to May 1st – Corn Gluten 4-4-8
  • 3rd application: August 1st to September 1st – Alfalfa 5-1-5 (Summer)
  • 4th application, October 15th to November 1st – Alfalfa 5-1-5 (Fall)

Additional Spring Lawn Care Services

  • Nematode application for grub control
  • Top dress and seed bare and thinning patches
  • Aerating to reduce soil compaction and increase soil oxygen levels
  • Installation of new sod
  • Slit seeding existing lawns

Additional Garden Services

  • Clean-up water features
  • Amend garden soil
  • Divide hostas, coneflower, black- eyed susan, daylilies, tall sedums, ornamental grasses and other perennials that flower from mid-June onwards in late spring, divide spring flowering perennials like creeping phlox, basket of gold and candy tuft
  • Mulch garden areas and base of vines to help conserve water and reduce weeds
  • Annual planting installed in early spring and mid to late May
  • Container planting in early spring and mid to late May unwrap, fertilize, adjust soil pH and mulch rhododendrons
  • Fertilize trees and shrubs
  • Fertilize gardens in early and late spring

Pruning Services for Plants Under 12’ in Height

  • In late winter, shape alders, catalpa, redbud, ashes, mountain ashes, oak, evergreens, yews, spirea, boxwood, and privet
  • Prune deadwood out of shrubs and trees and shape hedges
  • Prune shrubs and vines that bloom from July onward for shape and size in early spring
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs like lilac, purple sand cherry and fosythia after blooms have faded in late spring
  • Cut roses back to three bud in early spring
  • Prune dogwood, burning bush, trumpet vine, mugho pine, bush honeysuckles, silverlace vines, clematis, and virginia creeper espaliered trees to shape or control size

Design

Turn your landscape ideas into plans with your budget in mind! Design Easter and mid-May annual planting and container arrangements

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Landscape Management

Early spring is a great time to get started on construction projects! Have your deck or fence built, install your natural stone walkways and patios, or install an interlock project like a driveway or patio. Sign up early for your garden installation!

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