Maintenance Schedule

Winter
December January February
Leaf Removal Final leaf removal Tree raising and sucker removal
Blowing of all paved areas & debris removal Lower limb removal Liriope cut back
Tree sucker removal Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed
Lower limb removal Spot spray grassy weeds Pine straw applications
Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Pine straw / mulch applications Finish winter pruning of shrubs
Start winter pine straw and mulching after leaf removal Crape Myrtle pruning Rose bush pruning
Liriope cut back
Winter pruning of shrubs
Spring
March April May
Finish all liriope and pampas grass cutback Shrub pruning of new growth Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed
Begin turf scalping Start spring flower installation Turf mowing and edging
Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Begin full-scale turf mowing, trimming, and edging Turf and bed trimming
Finish final mulch applications Spring start-up for irrigation Pruning of shrubs
Removal of die back in lower limbs in small trees Remove tree suckers and vines from shrubs
Finish crepe myrtle pruning
Summer
June July August
Turf mowing and edging Turf mowing and edging Turf mowing and edging
Bed trimming Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Bed weeding & edging
Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Bed trimming & weeding Remove tree suckers and vines from shrubs
Pruning of shrubs Pruing of shrubs Shrub pruning as needed
Prune azaleas after blooming Finish pruning azaleas after blooming Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed
Check turf and shrubs for insects Remove tree suckers and vines from shrubs
Remove tree suckers and vines from shrubs
Fall
September October November
Turf mowing, edging, and trimming Begin fall leaf removal Spot mowing as needed
Bed edging and trimming Fall shrub pruning and shaping Leaf removal
Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed Turf mowing and edging Turf edging
Fall annual flower installation Shrub pruning as needed & begin winter pruning
Turn off irrigation systems & winterize
Fertilize, weed, and deadhead flowers as needed
Finish fall annual flower installation