Lawn Care Schedule - 2017

SPRING MAINTENANCE

 

  • 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, grass seeding, aeration, and dethatching. Application schedule - may vary depending on winter weather carryover:

1st: March 30th to April 30th – Alfalfa 5-1-5

2nd: May 1st to Jun 1st – Corn Gluten 4-4-8

3rd: August 1st to September 1st – Alfalfa 5-1-5 

4th: October 15th to November 1st – Alfalfa 5-1-5

 

 

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

WINTER MAINTENANCE

 

  • Snow Blowing

  • Snow Plowing

  • Snow Shovelling

  • Ice Melting

 

Service available from Dec. 1st to Mar. 31st

 

Driveways, sidewalks and walkways cleared, ice melting products applied if required.

SUMMER MAINTENANCE 

 

  • Cut, edge and trim lawns

  • Weed, edge and cultivate gardens

  • Deadhead and stake perennials

  • Pinch annuals

  • Trim shrubs

Additional Summer Lawn Care Services

 

  • 3rd application of fertilizer: Alfalfa 5-1-5

  • Install new sod

  • Amend garden soil

  • Mulch garden areas and base of vines to help conserve water and reduce weeds

  • Fertilize gardens in early July

FALL MAINTENANCE

 

  • Cut, edge and trim lawns

  • Weed, edge and cultivate gardens

  • Deadhead/cut back perennials

  • Trim shrubs

  • Cut lawn to 2″ for winter dormancy

  • Remove leaves from lawns and gardens

Additional Fall Lawn Care Services

 

  • 4th application of fertilizer: Alfalfa 5-1-5

  • Top dress and seed bare and thinning patches

  • Aerating to reduce soil compaction and increase soil oxygen level

  • Amend garden soil

  • Mulch gardens to protect new and divided plants from frost heave

  • Wrap tender shrubs 

  • Fertilize trees and shrubs

  • Prune deadwood out of shrubs and trees

  • Cut tall roses back to half their height

 

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