Now that colder temperatures are here, it’s essential to get a head start on fall landscaping work. Use this time to prep your lawn for winter or to complete more comprehensive landscaping projects now that the weather is more bearable. Here are some ideas to discuss with your contractor or landscaper.
While many property owners elect to mulch around flower beds and trees in spring, doing it in autumn is typically better for plants and vegetation at large. Mulching protects the plants from frost damage. In addition, it helps plants retain moisture under colder and drier temperatures. Mulch isn’t required for artificial turf.
2. Remove Dead Flowers
Talk to your local contractor about removing dead or dying plants in the fall. While you should refrain from pruning, autumn is a good time to discard dead annual flowers. You should also use this time to remove dying branches. You’ll need a professional to distinguish between healthy and compromised branches. Continue Reading →