Lawn and yard cleanup during fall season
For many families, the Labour Day weekend and the subsequent start of the school year are often associated with the change in seasons from summer to fall. Although the fall does not officially begin until later in September, it just seems easier to use these annual milestones rather than a specific date on the calendar to signify that summer has come to an end.

There are a number of aspects of everyday life that begin to change at this time of year. There are fewer daylight hours, temperatures are cooler (especially in the evenings), and lawns and gardens take on a different aura/appearance than they had back in the spring. All of these nuances/distinctions, among others, also mean that the time is near to begin the process of winterizing the home and property.

Backyard clean-up and landscape maintenance activities are central aspects of overall property management but they can be time-consuming and rather strenuous chores too. These responsibilities can or will include:

  • Raking leaves
  • Applying fertilizer
  • Aerating the lawn
  • Pruning trees/shrubs
  • Cutting back perennials
  • Planting any spring bulbs
  • Tree planting/transplanting
  • Cleaning vegetable gardens
  • Weeding and turning flower beds
  • Adding mulch (where appropriate)
  • Burlap wrapping of new/tender plants
  • Lawn mowing (to winter dormancy height)
  • Disposal of all yard waste and collected debris

Shrubs turning orange during fall seasonSome of this work, particularly the raking and the mowing, will likely need to be done on more than one occasion and, due to fewer daylight hours and cooler temperatures in the evenings, concentrated time for most or all of these chores may be limited to weekends.

However, for many families, weekends in the fall are often reserved for leisure activities, recreation, or simply spending time together and/or with relatives and friends.

One consideration that allows yard clean-up and landscape maintenance to be completed in a timely and efficient manner and keep weekends free from outdoor chores would be a Fall Clean-Up Program from the experts at Landcare, a leading landscape construction and maintenance provider within Toronto and the GTA for more than 20 years.

Landcare crews can also make maximum use of available daylight hours during the week while the family is at work/school, thereby minimizing any potential inconvenience or disruption to the family’s daily/weekly routines.

A Comprehensive and Concentrated 6-Week Fall Clean-Up Program

From October 15 to late November, Landcare offers a comprehensive 6-week Fall Clean-Up Program, including three bi-weekly service visits, to clean and maintain a property in preparation for the winter season and the coming spring. This landscape maintenance program is applicable to a wide variety of properties, such as:

  • Private residences
  • Multi-unit residential
  • Individual businesses
  • Commercial complexes
  • Municipal/community centres
  • And more …

Property owners can also tailor/customize their Landcare Fall Clean-Up Program to meet their specific needs. Landcare crews are equally adept at cleaning and/or maintaining:

  • Trees
  • Lawns
  • Shrubs
  • Gardens
  • Green roofs
  • And much more …

To keep your fall weekends free for leisure activities while ensuring that your property will be cleaned and properly maintained for the upcoming winter season, call Landcare at 416-410-0320 to discuss and confirm a Fall Clean-Up Program today!