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Since
2005
Serving Loudoun County, Washington, D.C. & Surrounding Metro Area
Call Today For a Free Landscape Consultation: 540.338.7190
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Serving Loudoun County, Washington, D.C.
& Surrounding Metro Area Since 2005
Call Today For a Free Landscape Consultation:
540.338.7190
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Maintenance

An overview of our maintenance services

 

  • Spring Clean Up (mid to late March)
    • re-edge all beds with a spade edge
    • clean out debris and leaves from the winter
    • structural pruning on shrubs (that specifically require spring pruning)
    • fertilization of shrubs, ornamental trees and perennials
    • edging tree rings and removal of old mulch where required
    • mulching all planting beds and tree rings using shredded hardwood mulch (approximately 2 inches thick)
    • application of pre-emergent (optional)
  • Aeration and Over seeding (Fall)
    • sprinkler system heads are identified and flagged
    • shallow wires and utilities are identified and marked
    • a core aerator is run over the property pulling plugs of soil out of the ground that are approximately 1 inch deep
    • a proper blend of grass seed is identified and applied based on light and soil conditions
    • focus on areas around the house and spaces where people gather
  • Mowing (early April to late November / early December)
    • approximately 30 mowing visits per season
    • string trimming around fencing, planting bed edges, tree circles and miscellaneous structures
    • backpack blowing driveway, walkways, grass clippings that make it into the planting beds and patio areas
    • mower heights are set between three and a half to four inches to insure moisture retention and weed control
  • Weeding (early April to late November / to early December)
    • bi-weekly, approximately 12 weeding visits per season
    • identification of perennials (vs weeds)
    • pulling weeds by the roots
    • off site disposal of weeds
    • dead heading of perennials and shrubs
  • Turf Fertilization (late September to late December)
    • Includes:
      • soil test
      • three applications of turf fertilization
      • three applications of weed control
      • one application of Limestone, and
      • one application of grub control
  • Fall Leaf Removal (late November to late December – 2 visits per season)
    • removal of leaves in planting beds and lawn areas in late November (1 visit)
    • removal of leaves in planting beds and lawn areas in late December (1 visit)
    • off site disposal of leaves
  • Structural Pruning (December)
    • maintenance pruning (maintain the existing shape of shrubs, and removal off growth and/or sprouts) of all planting material within agreed upon areas or planting beds
    • removal and haul away of associated debris
    • seasonal dead heading of perennials (as required per specific material)
    • pruning of overgrowth to prevent any obstructions of walkways, or paths etc.
    • please note these services are strictly “maintenance” related as described above, your account manager may recommend additional rejuvenation and/or structural pruning to improve the overall plant health and/or reduce obstructions due to overgrowth.
  • Snow Removal
    • more info to come
  • Enjoy your garden (January thru December)

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