Aeration And Over Seeding

Aeration There is a popular misconception that aeration’s only purpose is to provide good soil contact for seed germination. While aeration does help germination, it is not the main purpose. The greatest benefit of aeration is that it alleviates compaction. People and machines traveling across the same area repeatedly cause compaction. That […]

Spring Cleanup

Spring Cleanup

Why do a spring cleanup? A well maintained landscape begins with a spring cleanup. A spring cleanup typically occurs between mid-February and mid-March, just before the first cut of the season and shortly after the last leaf removal. The cleanup serves two purposes. The most obvious one is aesthetics. Removing all the winter debris and last few […]

Leaf Removal

Leaf Removal

The importance of a leaf removal Believe it or not, leaf removals do not just improve the appearance of your yard.  Their impact goes even deeper. When leaves build up on your turf areas, those areas lose their access to sunlight. Once the loss of sunlight occurs, not only do your new seedlings die, but […]

Lawn Maintenance – Beginning Your Season

Lawn Maintenance – Beginning Your Season

Do you know your lawn type? The beginning of your lawn season will depend on the type of grass you have. First of all it is necessary to determine what type of turf you do have. Cool season turf, is a category that refers to the climate that your grass likes […]

Final Spring Time Touches

Final Spring Time Touches

Once your spring clean up and first cut are completed, it is time for the final touches. Many people excitedly select their spring and summer annuals! These flowers are great for adding splashes of color to your landscape, as well as drawing attention to certain areas. When the design of your selected annuals has been laid out […]

Winter Cutbacks & Pruning

Winter Cutbacks & Pruning

Winter is a great time to perform seasonal cutbacks, as wells as rejuvinational prunings, on various trees and shrubs. Examples of plants in need of basic winter cutbacks are liriope, decorative grasses like pampas grasses, and roses,  just to name a few. Rejuvanational prunings would be executed on any overgrown shrubs and trees, like bushes in front of windows or doors, […]