Winter Landscaping To-Do’s

By the time you start thinking of what Halloween costume to buy for this year’s party, there are a number of fall landscaping duties your Landscape Management Service should complete before winter, to get ready for the next growing season.

Let’s take a look:

  • Leaf removal– We know you don’t want fallen leaves to smother your grass over the winter. Come fall, the leaves bombard your property with a vengeance.  We can take care of the pesky Fall leaves that cover your yard. If you have a place for the leaves, we can blow them all into a pile and move them to that location where they will degrade for compost.
  • Rototill garden soil- Rototilling now may seem a bit early but it will make the Spring growing season go much better. Rototilling should happen at least twice a year; once in the fall and once in the spring.
  • Winterize Small Shrubs- reinforce small, fragile shrubs and trees with a lean-to or some other structure to keep  ice from forming on their limbs during the coming months.
  • Clean and Mulch- your perennial garden beds, as part of your fall landscaper’s duties. Remove old stalks and leaves to keep your garden disease
  • Plant spring flowering bulbs- like tulip, daffodil and hyacinth. Overcrowded beds should be loosened and the bulbs divided and replanted now.
  • Continue to plant shrubs and trees– It’s beginning to get chilly outdoors, but the soil is still warm enough for proper root growth.

Mansell Landscape Management has been maintaining quality landscapes for 17 plus years. Located in the heart of Roswell, we service the north metro Atlanta area.

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