Waiting For Spring? Now’s the time to formulate your landscape plan

Waiting For Spring? Now’s the time to formulate your landscape plan

Midwesterners are growing tired of the winter – enough with the snow and freezing temperatures. I know I cannot wait to enjoy the longer spring days and see our tulips and gardens come alive.

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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 and flowering shrubs. Additionally, perennials in your garden may need to be divided and replanted.


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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 and securing lawn care and garden plant bed professional care now, you will have a summer full of a healthy rich green lawn along with bountiful flowers. It’s also time to create a plan for your beautiful annual plant displays and your mulch or compost applications to all plant beds to provide an aesthetically pleasing, nutrient filled layer across the landscape.