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RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

Lawn Care Treatment of Trees and Shrubs Schedule:

Early Spring: Horticultural Oil is applied helping to smoother insect eggs.

Spring:  Insect and disease control. Provide micro nutrients to enhance color, growth and healthy roots.

Early Summer: Insect and disease control.  Protecting plants from damage caused by insects such as, Japanese Beetles.

Summer:  Insect and disease control.  Control insect population and stress caused during summer months.

Late Fall:  Insect and disease control.  Control insect population and stress caused during summer months.

Winter:  Annual root fertilization. Slow release fertilizer provides trees and shrubs with needed nutrients to promote healthy roots and new growth.  With more colorful blooms next spring.

Lawn Care Treatment Schedule:

Early Spring:  Pre and Post emergent weed control and fertilization based upon lawn needs.  Controls grab grass and promotes strong root system. (Fescue Lawns receive same treatment)

Spring: same as above and spot treating for troublesome weeds.

Early Summer: Fertilization and post emergent weed control.

Summer: Time released fertilizer and post emergent weed control.  (Fescue Lawns receive application of lime if needed to soil maintain correct pH balance).

Early Fall: Pre and post emergent weed control and fertilization.  Fescue also treated and prepped for over-seeding and aeration.  Aeration and over-seeding is at an additional cost please call us to discuss prices.

Late Fall:  Pre and post emergent weed control and potassium to winterize lawn and provide barrier to weeds. Fescue lawns receive time released fertilization.

Winter: Pre and post emergent control along with potassium to encourage root growth.  Fescue receives high nitrogen fertilizer.

Lawn Care Monthly Schedule

January - 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly and pull leaves out of shrubs

  • Mow grass height down by 1/4-1/2 inch

  • Prune crepe myrtles and ornamental grasses (this service is optional there is additional cost for service please contact office for pricing)

  • Deadhead all annuals

  • Blow off all pavement areas each visit including decks and porches (service preformed during each visit)

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Edging driveway and sidewalk

February - 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly and pull leaves out of shrubs

  • Prune roses and butterfly bushes

  • Mow grass height down by 1/4-1/2 inch

  • Enhance bed lines if needed (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Deadhead all annuals

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Edging driveway and sidewalk

 

March - 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly

  • Continue lowering height of Bermuda gradually until we reach a height of 1 inch

  • Start cutting Fescue every 2 weeks

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Edging driveway and sidewalk

 

April – 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly

  • Keep mowing Bermuda at 1 inch and start mowing every week

  • Start mowing Fescue every week at 2.5-3" inch

  • Trim all ornamental evergreen trees (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Edging driveway and sidewalk

  • Aerate Bermuda and other warm season grasses (service optional at additional cost)

 

May - 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly

  • Keep mowing Bermuda at 1"-1.5" inch every week

  • Fescue at 3 inches every week

  • Pruning shrubs (natural prune) and shaping training roses and other climbers (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Edge beds on a weekly basis

  • Deadhead perennials

  • Weekly weed control of beds

 

June - 2 Visits

  • Clean all beds thoroughly

  • Raise mower decks up 1/4 inch for warm season turf 1/2 inch for cool season turf

  • Prune all shrubs (Natural prune) and shaping training roses and other climbers (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Deadhead annuals and perennials, roses etc....

  • Prune azaleas (pruning is optional service may be additional costs and all pruned shrubs need to be watered well within 24 hours)

  • Inspect all trees and shrubs

  • Weekly weed control of beds

 

July - 2 Visits

  • Raise mower decks up 1/4 inch for warm season turf 1/2 inch for cool season turf

  • Edge beds on a weekly basis

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Mow cool season turf every 2 to 3 weeks at 4 inches

  • Adjust sprinkler settings as required (optional service additional cost.  Sprinkler work is billed at $75.00 per hr labor only,  please call office to schedule service)

  • Deadhead all perennials and annuals as needed

 

August - 2 Visits

  • Mow every week depending on weather conditions

  • Edge beds on a weekly basis and enhance all bed lines

  • Weekly weed control of beds

  • Prune shrubs if needed (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Clean up crepe myrtles

  • Deadhead perennials and annuals roses

 

September - 2 Visits

  • Warm season grass should be at 1-2 inches

  • Fescue can be brought down to 3 inches

  • Aerate and over seed all Fescue areas (this service is optional there is additional cost for service please contact office for pricing)

  • Prune all shrubs (please note pruning is optional there is additional cost and water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)

  • Cut back hydrangeas towards end of month (this service is optional there is additional cost for service please contact office for pricing)

  • Mow, blow, and edge of beds every week

  • Weekly weed control of beds

 

October - 2 Visits

  • Leaf removal starts/blow out all beds

  • Pre emerge turf areas (warm season only) fertilize fescue or lime if needed (this service is optional there is additional cost for service please contact office for pricing)

 

November - 2 Visits

  • Leaf removal

  • Edge beds twice a month

 

December - 2 Visits

  • Leaf removal

  • Lime all grass areas (per soil test) (this service is optional there is additional cost for service please contact office for pricing)

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