Get Your Lawn and Garden Ready for Spring!

Find out what you need to do TODAY.

It’s time to get outside and start to prepare your lawn and garden, before it’s too late.

These tips from our landscape architects will help you get started:

  • Rake your gardens and yards and clean-up winter’s remnant leaves, twigs and debris.
  • Thatch, aerate and lime your lawns and get it set-up for another season of growth and wear and tear.
  • Most importantly, you’ll want to put down your pre-emergent weed-killers (like Preen) and lawn crab-grass preventer (Scotts’ Turf-Builder with Halts). Once these weeds sprout, pre-emergents won’t be effective and you’ll need to spray for crabgrass control. Be sure to get this done ASAP, definitely before March 17th.
  • If you used a pre-emergent, wait to over-seed your lawn for about 6 weeks or per the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Fertilize your evergreens with Holly-tone for some robust spring-growth and flower blooms.
  • Turn-over your garden, weed and get it ready for your onion sets and potatoes.
  • Set up a rain barrel to collect water for your plants and outdoor cleaning. You can reduce your water bill and manage stormwater at the same time. Check out Costco, they have a nice beige poly barrel for about $70.
  • Finally, edge landscape beds and mulch.

Now go have some fun!

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