Landscape Calendar

A practical month by month guide on how to best care for your landscape

November
  • Enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends
  • Install Christmas lights
  • Prevent animals and mice by cleaning up all loose items
  • Inspect and fill in areas where your garage and house might be vulnerable for mice
  • Water sod, plants and trees


December
  • Enjoy Christmas with family and friends
  • Remove any last leaves from turf and flowerbeds (Recommend this for winter watering)
  • Water sod, plants and trees


January
  • Install hardscape projects (Retaining walls, fences, patios etc)
  • Prepare and design for spring landscape projects
  • Remove Christmas lights
  • Recycle organics for spring compost
  • Water sod, plants and trees


February
  • Install hardscape projects (Flagstone, brick, pavers etc)
  • Recycle organics for spring compost
  • Prevent mice and animals by keeping trash, leaves and loose objects cleaned up
  • Water sod, plants and trees


March
  • Schedule pre-spring clean up and lawn maintenance
  • Install hardscape projects (Garden areas, erosion control, etc)
  • Recycle organics for spring compost
  • Fertilize grass, trees, shrubs and groundcovers
  • Water sod, plants and trees


April
  • Install hardscape projects (Rock, pathways, concrete etc)
  • Apply Pre-emergent to prevent Spring Weeds
  • Prune ornamental grasses
  • Water sod, plants and trees


May
  • Take a moment and enjoy everything coming to life
  • Aerate, fertilize, re-seed grass areas
  • Add a thin layer of enriched soil for grass every few years
  • Fertilize, turn soil and add organics to plants and trees
  • Prune trees if not done in the fall
  • Spray for ants
  • Spray broadleaf weeds
  • Plant Perennials, Groundcovers and trees (Recommend after May 15th)
  • Install Sod (Recommend after May 15th)


June
  • Check your plants and adjust watering as needed
  • Give your plants and grass a boost with Revive organic spray
  • Mow and trim regularly


July
  • Deadhead plants as needed
  • Adjust watering for summer heat if needed
  • Hand water trees to give them some extra support
  • Remove any dead branches from trees
  • Fertilize as needed


August
  • Deadhead plants as needed
  • Re-seed grass as needed
  • Give your plants and grass a boost with Revive organic spray


September
  • Plant sod now before first freeze
  • Spray for weeds one last time
  • Schedule for a sprinkler blowout
  • Plant bulbs before first freeze


October
  • Plant last of trees and plants before first freeze
  • Plant bulbs before first freeze
  • Schedule for Christmas lights installation
  • Blowout sprinkler system
  • Water sod, plants and trees


Winter Watering Tips
  • Recommend NOT turning on your sprinkler system between November and April
  • Water from your outside spigot
  • Water midday when its the warmest
  • Water when its 50° or higher
  • Remember to disconnect the hose from the spigot when done