Flowerbed Maintenance Checklist for April

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

It’s officially springtime! Which means that it’s time to begin thinking about your flowerbed maintenance for April. Here is a helpful checklist, to ensure that you’re staying on task: Prune Bushes. Bushes are a wonderful way to add value to your flowerbed! And, maintaining your bushes is important if you’re going to include them in your bed. Remove any dead …

Mowing Heights—Spring vs Summer

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

When considering lawn mowing heights there is always a tendency to keep lawns short, maybe to mimic a golf course, or just a preference.  Low mowing heights in the spring helps clean-up debris.  Longer mowing heights in summer heat will better shade soil to conserve moisture, the longer the turf the deeper the root system. St. Augustine needs to be …

Get a Jump on Your Spring Landscaping Plans

Chris Jamieson Softscape

For those who love the look of a lush garden at the end of a long winter, now is the best time to get a jump on your spring landscaping plans. Because spring planting typically begins immediately after the threat of frost has passed, winter is the optimal time to firm up plans, plot out designs, and prepare for action. …