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					                       Landscape Maintenance Calendar
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January
           10 day service schedule.
           Remove all debris and leaves that may have accumulated over the fall.
           Cut back ornamental grasses.
           Perform dormant pruning of woody shrubs and trees to help spring growth.
           Prune shrubs as needed.
           Recommended time to replenish mulch and pine straw.
           Take soil sample to determine pH and nutrient levels.
           Apply horticulture oil to plant material to protect from insects and mites.
           Perform landscape lighting system check.

February
           10 day service schedule.
           Cut back liriope.
           Prune Crape myrtles.
           Prune roses.
           Spray weeds in dormant warm-season grasses.
           Apply a pre-emergent for grassy weeds in turf.
           Apply a pre-emergent for weeds in all beds.
           Fertilize all plants and trees.
           Recommended time to replenish mulch and pine straw.

March
           Weekly service begins.
           Second application of pre-emergent to turf begins.

April
           Hand pull and spray all weeds.
           Prune suckers from trees.
           Check inside plants regularly for invasive weeds.
           Second application of pre-emergent to turf continued.
           Apply horticulture oil to plant material to protect from insects and mites.
           Start up irrigation.

May
           Selective pruning of azaleas and camellias after blooms are spent.
           Inspect/Treat plants for insect damage.
           Prune all shrubs as needed.
           Apply plant growth regulators.
           Inspect/Treat turf for fungus.
           Apply grub control.
           Begin preventative treatments for June bugs and Japanese beetles.
           Annual plantings for spring.
           Perform landscape lighting system check.

June
           Increase irrigation times for summer.
           Inspect/Treat turf for fungus and drought stress.
           Apply horticulture oil to plant material to protect from insects and mites.
           Apply post-emergent weed control in turf.
          Apply lime according to soil sample.
          Aerate warm season turf.

July
          Prune plant growth as needed.
          Apply an organic fertilizer to turf to enhance color.
          Apply grub control.
          Fertilize perennials.
          Perform irrigation system check.
          Recommended pine straw application for summer.

August
          Increase irrigation times.
          Prune shrubs as needed.
          Apply horticulture oil to plant material to protect from insects and mites.
          Apply an organic fertilizer to turf to enhance color.

September
          Aerate and seed lawn.
          Decrease irrigation times for fall.
          Perform landscape lighting system check.

October
          Begin weekly clean-up of falling leaves.
          Aeration and seeding continues.
          Apply pre-emergent to warm season turf.
          Annual plantings for fall/winter.

November
          Winterize irrigation system.
          Perform final pruning of shrubs.
          Selective pruning of fall-blooming camellias.
          Perform final mowing at end of month.
          Apply winter fertilizer to turf.

December
          Remove all leaves and debris.
          Cut back ornamental grasses.
          Prune shrubs as needed.
          Apply horticulture oil to plant material to protect from insects and mites.

                                      *Annual flowers installed by JT’s Landscaping will be maintained on a weekly basis.




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