Landscape Calendar – Residential


• Finalize your lawn care and plant health care programs

• Prune ornamental and fruit trees before new growth

• Cut back ornamental grasses so new shoots can emerge

• Prune rose bushes

• Consider early spring tick treatments, goose repellent treatments or ash tree protection from emerald ash borer


• Apply spring/summer deer repellents

• Evaluate ornamental trees and shrubs for winter damage

• Treat susceptible trees to protect them from borers

• Schedule spring tree fertilization

• Complete shade tree and feature tree pruning

• Apply first lawn fertilization with crabgrass pre-emergent


• Schedule your first tick treatment

• Schedule a wetting agent application for summer

• Treat vulnerable boxwoods with ArborBuxus

• Begin preventive disease treatments


• Watch closely for signs of pests and diseases – schedule treatments as needed

• Schedule a storm damage risk audit with your arborist


• 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


• Keep fruit trees nourished and watered during the summer months

• Schedule a fall aeration


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