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
Remove all leaves and other plant material that fell or was pruned during the fall, and put them in a “hot” compost pile or discard. Plant hardy bulbs for Spring blooming. Winterize (blow-out) your irrigation system to avoid damage from freezing during the winter.
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 Fall Season Packages: Spring Start-Up, Colorado Spring Fertilization*, Fall…Read details
Plant or transplant new perennials and evergreens before the weather turns cold in September. The average first frost in Longmont and the Colorado Front Range is around the end of September, so keep an eye on weather forecasts this month. During colder snaps, cover plants overnight. Continue to water as needed in September, but check…Read details
August’s higher temperatures mean making sure that your trees and shrubs are getting enough water. Pay attention to your watering practices, and be diligent to thoroughly hydrate areas in full sun, or on south or southwest-facing slopes. Watch out for weeds this month! Make sure they don’t grow large enough to flower and drop seeds…Read details
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
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
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
The outdoors are full of color, pollen, and life! Summertime in Colorado is a buzzing and thriving as the foothills and plains are fed by afternoon rainstorms and seas of snowmelt finding their way down the mountains. This means great things for your grass and trees and plants… it also provides everything necessary for noxious weeds to…Read details
It’s been a wet beginning to the Summer here in the northern Colorado Front Range. As the summer fully sets, though, we’ll be seeing drier days and higher temperatures. In March for World Water Conservation Day, we talked about some of the ways you can conserve water in your landscaping, including smart sprinklers and rain barrels. For…Read details