Tired of the winter … us too! Tips for your home’s lawn and landscape as the tempertures begin to rise

Tired of the winter … us too! Tips for your home’s lawn and landscape as the tempertures begin to rise

Everyone at Schmechtig Landscapes is growing tired of the winter – so far the first three weeks of April has been one of the coldest in 130 years! Enough with the snow and freezing temperatures!  We want to create new landscape designs, clean up yards, plant flowers, lay mulch, take care of your lawns and so much more! Let’s get this landscape season started with next week’s forcast bringing temps in the 50 degree range. 

Some things to consider for your home’s lawn and landscape as the tempertures begin to rise:
To ensure a long-term healthy and beautiful landscape, there are important spring clean-up maintenance steps crews perform in the spring.
The most important step is the removal of winter debris, including fall leaves, twigs and winter cover.
This includes the pruning of perennials, flowering shrubs and water features.

 

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Landscape Design and Build with water feature, bridge and perennials in Barrington Hills, Illinois by Schmechtig Landscapes

 

Additionally, perennials in your garden may need to be divided and replanted.
There are necessary applications of broad spectrum, granular spring fertilizers that
will provide the plants a readily available source of nutrients throughout the growing season
and aid with new plant growth. By seeking lawn care and garden plant bed care now,
you will have a summer full of a healthy rich green lawn along with bountiful flowers.

 

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Perennial Garden Design and Maintanence in Lake Forest, Illinois by Schmechtig Landscapes

 

It’s also time to plant beautiful annual displays and apply mulch or
compost to all plant beds to provide an aesthetically pleasing, nutrient filled layer across the landscape. 
We are here to answer any questions.  Let us know if you would like a quote to take care of your home’s lawn and landscape this season or create and build something new for your home’s outdoor spaces.

 

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Front Yard Landscape Design including annuals and container pot displays by Schmechtig Landscapes in Winnetka, Illinois 

 

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Weekly Lawn Care in Glencoe, Illinois by Schmechtig Landscapes

 

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Northbrook Illinois, A Schmechtig Landscapes Design and Build Project

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