Living Landscapes Inc.
Designing and maintaining
your outdoor world since 1982
Do you have a yard that needs a revamp, or maybe your yard just needs some refining,
WE CAN HELP!
We offer services to Keep your yard tip
top shape, services such as:
- Landscape Design, drawn based
on your needs.
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- We can install a tree for you or a whole landscape design.
- Need a stone wall? How about a patio with a Fire-pit? We can build them.
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- Our Landscape Maintenance Department can keep your yard in tip top shape . Mowing,
edging, pruning, fertilizing, etc. We will customize a plan of action for your yard depending on your needs and budget.
- Check out our Landscape Maintanance page for information and articles
on pruning, and yard pests.
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- Replenish mulch or pine needles, where needed.
- Apply a pre-emergent
weed control on top of new mulch to prevent weeds from germinating. Follow label directions.
- If you have thin or bare areas in your yard, reseed them this month.
If you to this though, you cannot apply pre-emergence crab-grass control as well.
- By the 15th, apply slow release
fertilizer with pre-emergence crabgrass prevention to fescue lawns if it is not done in February, and if you are not putting
out grass seed at this time.Begin mowing this monthContinue to plant trees, shrubs, and groundcovers.
- Water thoroughly
when planted, and continue to water throughout the growing season every week if we have not had 1” of soaking rain.
- This time of year
thunderstorms occur, which can dump a lot of rain in a short amount of time. This moisture usually is run-off and does not
soak into the ground. Don’t let these quick rains fool you on your watering schedule.
- Fertilize established trees and shrubs with
a fertilizer that is higher in nitrogen.
Prune and fertilize Camellia japonicas after blooming. Use
fertilizer formulated for acid loving plants.In late March . prune Roses (floribundas,
hybrid teas, and grandifloras) to approx. 15’-18’, leaving 3-5 strong canes/ begin rose spray program as soon
as new growth occurs. Follow label directions.
This program of spraying should continue
all summer.With everything going on outside this month,
don’t forget to take some time to watch all of the exciting college basketball games going on this month. You gotta
love March madness!