Landscape Care Calendar

September

  • Slice seed, aerate and overseed bare spots in the lawn
  • Plant new evergreen trees and shrubs
  • Fertilize your lawn
  • Treat trees and shrubs for late
  • season insect and mite pests
  • Arrange a storm damage prevention audit

October

  • Apply deer repellent
  • Nourish your trees and shrubs with a deep root fertilization
  • Consider an organic tick treatment
  • Protect susceptible evergreen plants from winter injury with antidesiccant
  • Water evergreens deeply to hydrate before soils freeze

November

  • Prune, cable and brace trees to help reduce the risk of storm damage
  • Prune back perennials
  • Mulch beds of broadleaved evergreens (rhododendrons, azaleas, etc.)

December

  • Prune evergreen branches for indoor winter decoration
  • Take down dead or hazardous trees

January / February

  • Take advantage of frozen ground to prune accessible trees
  • Review and confirm your plant health care and lawn programs for the coming year
  • Prune fruit trees to enhance fruit production
  • Perform maintenance pruning of shade trees and ornamentals
  • Grind stumps
  • Perform woodlot management
  • Apply a follow-up antidesiccant
  • Schedule inspection of your tree cables and lightning protection systems

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