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WHAT DO WE DO EACH MONTH?

Your landscape has different needs each month of the year.  Our full service plan addresses these needs according to the schedule below.  While the month by month schedule details in general what we do for our full service plan as well as what non-scheduled services are offered at that time, we customize it to meet your individual needs!  You may go with only the basic mowing-edging-blowing service, full service, or any combination of services in between.

  • January

    • Finish fall/winter leaf cleanup
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Heavy pruning of shrubs (if necessary)
    • Dormant-season trimming of liriope, crape myrtles, hydrangeas, butterfly bushes, roses, day and canna lilies, and other perennials
    • Pinestraw and mulch installation
    • Fescue turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with lime and weed control
    • Install shrubs, trees, and other landscape plants
  • February

    • Begin mowing fescue grass toward end of the month
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Heavy pruning of shrubs (if necessary)
    • Dormant-season trimming of liriope, crape myrtles, hydrangeas, butterfly bushes, roses, day and canna lilies, and other perennials
    • Pinestraw and mulch installation
    • Fescue turf treatment with lime and weed control
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with root fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub fertilization and dormant oil application to prevent insect eggs from hatching
    • Install shrubs, trees, and other landscape plants
  • March

    • Mow, edge, blow fescue grass every 7-10 days
    • Cut down bermuda and zoysia turf as close to the ground as possible (without scalping)
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Heavy pruning of shrubs (if necessary)
    • Fescue turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Aeration of bermuda and zoysia turf
  • April

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub treatment to control insects and diseases
    • Spring seasonal flower installation
  • May

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed
    • Fescue turf treatment with low nitrogen fertilizer, iron, and weed control
    • Fescue turf treatments to control brown patch (goes through August/September)
    • Spring seasonal flower installation
  • June

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed
    • Pinestraw and mulch installation (second application)
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub treatment to control insects and diseases
  • July

    • • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed 
    • Pinestraw and mulch installation (second application)
    • Fescue turf treatment with low nitrogen fertilizer, iron, and weed control
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
  • August

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed 
    • Fescue turf treatment with lime and weed control, including elimination of difficult to control weeds with non-selective herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) prior to September aeration and overseeding
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub treatment to control insects and diseases
  • September

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed 
    • Fescue turf aeration and overseeding
    • Fescue turf treatment with a medium nitrogen and high phosphorous fertilizer
    • Fall seasonal flower installation
  • October

    • Mow, edge, blow all turf grasses every 7-10 days, blow and cleanup seasonal leaves
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Prune shrubs as needed (last time for year)
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with root fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub treatment to control insects and diseases
    • Fall seasonal flower installation
  • November

    • Mow, edge, blow fescue turf grass every 7-10 days (bermuda and zoysia dormant)
    • Heavy seasonal leaf blowing and cleanup
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Fescue turf treatment with high nitrogen fertilizer and weed control
    • Plant spring bulbs, including tulips, daffodils, etc.
    • Install shrubs, trees, and other landscape plants
  • December

    • Mow, edge, blow fescue grass as needed
    • Heavy seasonal leaf blowing and cleanup
    • Spray and weed natural areas
    • Bermuda and zoysia turf treatment with root fertilizer and weed control
    • Shrub fertilization with deep root injection
    • Install shrubs, trees, and other landscape plants

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