In July, mow your grass to no-less-than 2-12″ in height – remember to never remove more than 1/3 of your grass’ growth. Avoid using high-nitrogen fertilizers on trees starting in mid-July until February of the next season. Keep your garden well-mulched to protect plants from the sun in the heat of the day. Adjust your…Read details
Continue planting summer flowing bulbs like cannas, dahlias, and gladioli – if you plant a few gladioli each week in June, you’ll have continuous flowers blooming throughout the Summer. Fertilize your annuals and perennials with nitrogen-based fertilizer. Check your drip and lawn irrigation system for damage. Remove any sprinkler heads or emitters that are overwatering…Read details
Conserve moisture and protect against weeds in planters and beds by spreading mulch around flowers and shrubs. Mow lawn to no-less-than 2″ in height, and never remove more than 1/3 of blades. Water all plants, shrubs, trees, and your lawn thoroughly, but infrequently. A week after the average frost in the Front Range (May 8th),…Read details
April is National Lawn Care Month! Prepare to reactivate your sprinkler system for the Summer. Aerate and fertilize the lawn. Cut back perennials – except evergreen perennials (plants that stay green all year). Remove dead material all the way to the ground with a sharp pair of scissors. Prepare your soil for gardening (if you’re in…Read details
Check evergreens for browning and deciduous trees and shrubs for buds that have died. If you didn’t rake leave or remove old fruit from deciduous trees last fall, do so now. Deep water trees and shrubs as needed this month.
Use dormant oils to control scale or aspen black spot this month. Old, overgrown deciduous shrubs should be thinned before they start to bud out or bloom. Gently brush snow from trees and shrubs after winter storms
To maximize water conservation and minimize water costs, have Green Guys inspect your sprinkler irrigation system for efficiency. We adjust to changes in landscape maturation, and implement modifications that complement the change in your maintenance needs, that compliment changes in the weather. Needing a makeover on your current landscape or it is currently an empty…Read details
Green Guys can help spruce up your curb appeal all while saving you money. Save on our services by bundling them together for the Spring and Fall – there’s no better landscaping deal in Longmont. Contact or call us today at (303) 775-7412 to set up an appointment! Applicable Spring Season Packages: Spring Start-Up, Colorado Spring Fertilization*,…Read details
Check to make sure mulch is still covering plants exposed to the south and southwest. All trees and shrubs (except maples) should be comprehensively pruned for correction, height, damage, and shape. Deep water trees, shrubs, and roses as need.
We’re likely to see the first frost of the season tonight, and if you haven’t had your sprinkler system winterized yet, you may be at risk! See our video guide to quick-draining your sprinkler system below. See our Febco Pressure Vacuum Breaker Draining Procedures post for more information, and be sure to schedule your…Read details
What’s bound to be one of the last things on your mind when you’re buying a recently built house? Even if you’ve been to the property, you may not be considering its landscaping, and you certainly can’t go without. Building new landscaping can be a complicated process, especially in an area with weather extremes like the…Read details
Hailstorms can be an unexpected – and unexpectedly expensive – surprise in the Spring and Summer, but even if you’ve been lucky enough to avoid dings in your hood and cracks in your windshield, hail may have taken its toll in other ways. Hail forms when the pressure below large storm systems is too high…Read details