Residential Fall Clean-Up
Seasonal Landscaping and Lawn Care Services
Does your home look a little shabby around this time of year? Could your property benefit from a good fall cleaning? Call GrassMasters for a fall clean-up! Our landscaping and lawn care services are designed to provide the care and attention your property needs with none of the hassle. We’re proud of our commitment to our clients. Join countless other families trusting GrassMasters with your residential property maintenance needs.
What does a fall cleaning from GrassMasters include?
At GrassMasters, we’ll do whatever is needed to get your property ready for the next season. We have years of experience and a reputation for excellence. Getting your landscape back into shape after the end of the season can be a big job, but we’ll handle it.
Some of the services your fall clean-up could involve may include:
- Raking up leaves and composting them
- Updating Seasonal flowers
- Weed Control
- Mulching with leaves / grass clippings
- Fertilizer Applications
- Cleaning up branches & lawn debris
- Cutting the grass
Count on GrassMasters for a Thorough Seasonal Cleaning
You may not have the time necessary to clean up your property during the messy autumn months, but our cleaning crews at GrassMasters can take care of it for you! Your time is valuable: Let us do the dirty work so you can enjoy a beautiful, pristine lawn. Our landscaping and lawn care service experts can help you get the job done promptly and efficiently. This is what we do best!
PLAN AND DETAILS
|Spring:||During spring, fertilize and water your trees so they grow strong and healthy in the summer. It’s a bad idea to prune most trees in the spring because they are actively growing branches, buds and leaves. However, it’s a good time to plant new trees, so do your shopping early so your tree is in the ground for the heavy spring growing period.|
|Summer:||In the summer, you should mostly leave your trees alone. Only conduct minor trimming or hazard removal if required. Unusually dry weather may require some extra watering, but if you water your grass regularly, your trees should be fine too.|
|Fall:||Usually, trees go into their dormant phase in the fall season. This is the time to do major pruning and trimming to prepare the tree for next year. Remove dead and diseased branches, trim the top and sides for access to sunlight and for shape and generally complete any work that requires more than a few snips.|
|Winter:||You can leave your trees alone during the winter. Protect them against the cold and snow if necessary. Use the winter to fell any trees that are dead, dying or may damage your home. However, note that winter is actually the best time to prune your trees. Arborists are also less busy, which may lead to lower prices.|
Pruning the tips of the branches every year on a lilac will cut off next year’s flower buds. Wait to renewal prune until after your lilacs bloom so you don’t cut off flower buds, removing the oldest branches to allow new young growth to form. An old overgrown lilac can be cut off at the ground and allowed to start over, but then may not bloom for a few years. What holds true for lilacs does not hold true for all flowering shrubs. Flower buds on roses and potentillas are formed on new growth, so pruning will not discourage their flowering.
It is better to plant shrubs and trees that will not outgrow their space. But renewal pruning or removing entire older stems and branches can control their size. Or you can even cut shrubs off completely at ground level to rejuvenate them.
Yes, recent research has shown the healing advantage of pruning branches exactly at the growth collar (a swelling of the union of the branch and the trunk). Do not leave a stub where decay, insects, and disease can enter. When shortening shoots, cut just above a growth bud facing outward from the tree or shrub. If you make cuts to an inward-turning bud, the new growth will eventually cross and rub other branches.
The latest thinking is that tree wound dressings are not needed on pruning cuts. Wounds will close by a natural callus with exposure to air.