Stratford CT, Preparing Your Landscape for the Fall Season
September 8, 2017
Many home and business owners throughout New Haven and Fairfield County areas are of the understanding that the fall and early winter seasons may not appear the most opportune time to perform landscaping duties for their property. However, in order to maintain a vibrant and healthy lawn for the spring, it is very important to take a few landscaping measures in order to prepare your property for next season’s growing period.
Based in Stratford, CT and servicing residential and commercial property owners throughout the Milford and Bridgeport areas, D&B Landscape Contractors provides winter landscaping services, which will ensure that your landscape will remain healthy while in dormancy throughout winter season. We have included a few tips below that will assist you in preparing your lawn for the cold weather.
Rake leaves and remove yard debris from your property. During the fall season, many property owners do not perform the proper yard cleanup duties, which can lead to dead areas of your turf due to fungus disease. Leaves and yard debris should be collected and discarded regularly during the fall season in order to prevent extensive damages to your lawn, plants, and shrubs.
Mow your lawn. It is important to mow your lawn at the proper height as you go to into the winter season. As the fall season draws to an end, it is recommend that you lower your lawn mower’s blade setting during the last couple of mowing sessions. In doing so, you will be permitting a greater deal of sunlight to engulf the crown of your turf, which will be very beneficial to it’s health throughout the winter season.
Fill in bald patches and remove weeds. The fall season is the most opportune time to repair any bare or bald areas of your landscape. D&B Landscape Contractors utilizes a combination of seeding, fertilizer, and mulch in order to repair any damaged areas of your lawn. It is also important to remove any weeds or invasive plants that have developed on your landscape, so that they do not take away any of the much needed resources or nutrients from your turf or plants during the winter season.
Prune trees, hedges, and shrubs. You should perform a detailed inspection of your trees, hedges, and shrubs and prune any dying and decaying branches. By performing pruning services, you will assist your trees and shrubs in enduring any damages that can be incurred from the cold winter weather. By implementing the proper pruning measures for your landscape, you will assist in promoting healthy growth in the spring.
If you are interested in hiring a professional CT landscape contractor to perform Fall and Winter landscaping services for your residential or commercial property, you can contact D&B Landscape Contractors at 203.673.5084 for a free consultation and estimate. We service clients throughout the Fairfield and New Haven areas and beyond and offer a full array of landscaping services, that will increase the curb appeal of your property and add market value to your home or business. We are fully insured and have the experience and capabilities to make your next home improvement project a successful one.