Spring Landscaping and Lawn Care | Southbury, Connecticut

Spring Landscaping and Lawn Care | Southbury, Connecticut The Spring season has finally arrived in Connecticut, which means that it is now time to start making preparations to your lawn, so that it will look it’s greatest throughout the summer months and rest of the year. Now that the weather has warmed up, most of you will be looking to spend more time outside, enjoying all the satisfactions associated with having a well kept and flourishing landscape. In order to achieve a beautiful landscape, that will be the envy of all of your neighbors, it is important to lay down the proper ground-work in the early spring season. By performing the following routines for your landscape, you will help your landscape avoid avoid the dangers that can come from weeds, drought, and excessive hot temperatures.

  1. Remove Leaves and Debris. The first step to preparing your lawn is to remove the great amount of the debris, that has most likely accumulated on your lawn during the fall and winter months. If there are left over leaves, branches, etc. it will make it much more difficult for you to mow your lawn, apply seeds. The debris will also prevent your lawn, trees, and shrubs from receiving the proper sunlight, which will all them to receive the proper nutrients in order to thrive. By giving your lawn a thorough raking and removing all of the accumulated debris, it will embolden greater oxygen flow throughout the turf and help prevent disease and affliction from pests and insects. It will also help to promote new growth for your landscape.
  2. Lawn Edging and Cutting of Flower Beds. Once you have performed a thorough raking of your landscape and removed all of the accrued debris, you can now begin the practice of edging your lawn. There are a few different advantages to doing lawn edging. The most important being that it will help prevent weeds and other damaging plants from penetrating the areas surrounding your gardens and plants.
  3. Mulching. Applying mulch to the trees, shrubs, and plants of your landscape can serve a functional and aesthetic purpose. Mulch typically is an organic material made up of numerous types of decomposing components including bark or wood whips, pine needles, small rocks, pine needles, and many more materials. It is dispersed on the surface of your property to safeguard the roots from the hot summer elements and the cold winter season and provide much needed nutrients during drought periods.
  4. Fertilizing. Applying fertilizer to your lawn is a great way to revlitalize your lawn from its long winter dormancy. It will provide the necessary nutrients, which will allow your lawn to gain durability through the harsh summer season. It is important to be certain that you are applying the proper level of fertilization. It is recommended that you apply a light amount of fertilizer in early spring, and then apply a greater level later on in the season.

If you are interested in getting a getting a jump start on preparing your landscape for the spring season, you can contact the Connecticut landscape designers at Elite Property and Fence for a free consultation. Based in Southbury, our full service landscape maintenance packages will give you the peace of mind that will allow you and your family to fully enjoy your property during the spring and summer months. We can design and install a landscape for your property that will increase the value of your residential home or commercial business by increasing it’s curb appeal. To find out more about any of our extensive landscaping services, click here or contact the Andre (owner) today for a custom lawn consultation. We can create a comprehensive program that is designed a to keep your lawn healthy and vigorous throughout the year.

Located in Southbury, Connecticut, Elite Property and Fence specialize in spring landscaping and season cleanups, lawn care, lawn maintenance, fence installation, custom landscaping designs and expert installation of landscaping , patios, irrigation, lighting, wood and vinyl fencing and much more. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut: Danbury, Middlebury, Woodbury, Roxbury, Brookfield, Watertown, Fairfield, Waterbury, Stamford, Oxford, and beyond! Contact us today for a free consultation!


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