Ask the ExpertsPreparing for Spring is Essential to Your LandscapeMarch 24, 2022Spring is finally in sight! We are all excited to witness the early blooms of vibrant flowers, seeing the trees budding, and greener grass. Here at Southern Botanical, we are more excited about spring being just around the corner because this means that it’s time for our professional teams to start prepping your landscape for the season ahead: enjoying the weather, getting outdoors, and doing what we do best!Southern Botanical has more than 25 years of experience with spring gardens as part of our comprehensive landscape maintenance offerings. Below are just some of the most essential reasons why preparing your landscape for spring should be part of your landscape maintenance plan:We inspect and address some potential hazards like tree branches being weakened by the winter season.We remove debris on your property.We optimize the health of your plantings, soil, ornamental trees, turf, and flower beds.We ensure that your irrigation system is performing at its best.We make sure that you are getting the most out of your budget, and your landscaping investment.Some vital elements to consider:Although you, as a residential property owner or a commercial property owner or manager can take steps to prepare your lawn for the upcoming season, if you have a landscape management partner like Southern Botanical, all you need to do is to ensure that you are on our calendar.Here’s what you can expect:We will pinpoint areas of concern and enhancement opportunities – We will walk the grounds to identify some problem areas and make recommendations to help revitalize and enhance your landscape.Plan plant and turf enhancement services – We will work with you to create a plan to revitalize your landscape which includes turf aeration and fertilization. Now’s also a great time for deep root fertilization for healthy and thriving trees.Replace aging plants, then expand flower beds and add seasonal color – All of these should be part of your spring landscape preparation. You’ll want to consider replacing plants that have outgrown their location or at the end of their life span. Additionally, you’ll want to expand your flower beds or add seasonal color to brighten your property.Perform irrigation control – This involves checking your irrigation system and addressing any damaged components and leaks. We’ll get your system running smoothly to ensure that your landscape is adequately watered in the seasons to come.Prune shrubs and trees on your property – We will cut back declining limbs or old wood to help encourage new growth and keep your shrubs and trees looking their best.Southern Botanical is ready to start planning for your spring gardenWe are eager and ready to start preparing your landscape for spring, so now’s a great time to get in touch with us! Then you can focus on the other things that matter to you, while our professional team gets your property in tip-top shape for the upcoming seasons.