SavATree - Tree Shrub and Lawn Care
TIPS & RESOURCES

2019 Landscape Calendar – Georgia

February

• Prune ornamental and fruit trees before new growth
• Cut back ornamental grasses so new shoots can emerge
• Complete first lawn fertilization with crabgrass pre-emergent
• Prune rose bushes

March

• Consider spring tick treatments
• Treat susceptible trees to protect them from borers like emerald ash borer
• Schedule a spring aeration
• Evaluate ornamental trees and shrubs for winter damage
• Consider a mosquito treatment plan
• Schedule spring tree fertilization

April

• Apply spring/summer deer repellents
• Schedule a wetting agent application for summer
• Complete shade tree and feature tree pruning

May

• Continue preventive disease treatments
• Schedule a storm damage risk audit with your arborist

June

• Watch closely for signs of pests and diseases – schedule treatments as needed
• Perform hand pruning of spring flowering shrubs
• Prune hedges/non-flowering shrubs

July

• Treat plants stressed by summer heat with ArborKelp®
• Water lawns deeply and infrequently

August

• Keep fruit trees nourished and watered during the summer months

 

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