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Residential Lawn Maintenance

Residential Lawn Maintenance Our goal and requirement is to provide fully trained turf personnel with the knowledge to identify turf diseases, tree and shrub diseases, and all insects in our zone that are harmful to our landscapes. This starts with our maintenance guide.

This is a guide we follow to ensure quality and healthy landscapes. This will also help you in understanding what you are getting for your dollar. We will start with the month of January and give you a guide through each month.

Lawn Care Monthly Schedule

January - 3 visits
  • Clean all beds thoroughly and pull leaves out of shrubs
  • Limb up any ornamental trees/ shrubs
  • Mow grass height down by 1/4-1/2 inch
  • Prune crepe myrtles and ornamental grasses
  • Deadhead all annuals
  • Weed control to all turf areas with root development fertilizer
  • Spray horticultural oil on all evergreens to kill dormant funguses and insect eggs fertilize perennials and flowering shrubs
  • Blow off all pavement areas each visit including decks and porches
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Site inspection by Maintenance Manager

February - 3 visits
  • Clean all beds thoroughly and pull leaves out of shrubs
  • Prune roses and butterfly bushes
  • Apply systemic insecticides in all trees and shrubs ornamental
  • Cut back liriope and all other winter perennials
  • Mow grass height down by 1/4-1/2 inch
  • Enhance bed lines if needed
  • Deadhead all annuals
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Site inspection

March - 2 visits
  • Clean all beds thoroughly
  • Continue lowering height of Bermuda gradually until we reach a height of 1 inch
  • Fertilize all ornamental trees and shrubs and perennials
  • Apply 2nd application of premergent with high nitrogen based fertilizer to prevent weeds and promote growth
  • Start cutting Fescue every 2 weeks
  • Weekly weed control of beds

April - 4 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
  • Turn on irrigation system after April 15th and check for leaks/ adjust times/adjust all sprinkler heads
  • Trim all ornamental evergreen trees
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Aerate Bermuda and other warm season grasses
  • Site inspection

May - 5 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
  • Edge beds on a weekly basis
  • Deadhead perennials
  • Fertilize warm season turf
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Site inspection

June - 4 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
  • Deadhead annuals and perennials, roses etc....
  • Look for insects and fungus on turf, trees, and shrubs (aphids)
  • Fertilize all perennials and annuals and other flowering shrubs
  • Prune azaleas (all pruned shrubs need to be watered well within 24 hours)
  • Spray fungicide as needed
  • Inspect all trees and shrubs
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Site inspection

July - 4 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
  • Deadhead all perennials and annuals as needed
  • Look for insects and fungus on turf, trees, and shrubs (aphids)
  • Fertilize warm season grasses and cool season grasses
  • Apply high phosphorous fertilizer to crepe myrtles and all other flowering shrubs
  • Site inspection

August - 5 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 (water shrubs within 24 hours after pruning)
  • Clean up crepe myrtles
  • Deadhead perennials and annuals roses
  • Fertilize warm season grass/ spray out all weeds in cool season grass to prep for aerate overseed
  • Site inspection

September - 4 visits
  • Warm season grass should be at 1-2 inches
  • Fescue can be brought down to 3 inches
  • Aerate and overseed all Fescue areas
  • Prune all shrubs
  • Cut back hydrangeas towards end of month
  • Check for aphids and white flies on shrubs and perennials
  • Mow, blow, and edge of beds every week
  • Weekly weed control of beds
  • Site inspection

October - 4 visits
  • Leaf removal starts/blow out all beds
  • Fertilize trees and shrubs
  • Pre emerge turf areas (warm season only) fertilize fescue or lime if needed
  • Site inspection bi-weekly

November - 4 visits
  • Leaf removal
  • Edge beds twice a month
  • Fertilize cool season grasses
  • Site inspection

December - 3 visits
  • Leaf removal
  • Lime all grass areas (per soil test)
  • Site inspection
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