SavATree - Tree Shrub and Lawn Care
TIPS & RESOURCES

2018 Landscape Calendar Colorado

March

• Prune ornamental and fruit trees before new growth
• Cut back ornamental grasses so new shoots can emerge
• Prune rose bushes
• Keep insects outside where they belong with Home Shield Pest Control Program
• Treat ash trees with preventive or curative Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) services

April

• Evaluate ornamental trees and shrubs for winter damage
• Treat susceptible trees to protect them from borers
• Schedule spring deep root tree fertilization
• Complete shade tree and feature tree pruning
• Complete first lawn fertilization with crabgrass pre-emergent

May

• Schedule a revive lawn treatment
• Begin preventive disease treatments

June

• Watch closely for signs of pests and diseases – schedule treatments as needed
• Schedule a Storm Damage Risk Audit with your arborist
• Continue Home Shield Pest Control Program

July

• Perform hand pruning of spring flowering shrubs
• Treat plants stressed by summer heat with ArborKelp®
• Water lawns deeply and infrequently
• Prune hedges/non-flowering shrubs

August

• Keep fruit trees nourished and watered during the summer months
• Schedule a fall aeration

 

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