Ask the ExpertsSouthern Botanical Can Help Prepare Your Landscape for SpringFebruary 19, 2022Do you think that spring can’t come fast enough? We think so too! This is the time of the year when most of us feel that we are over the chill of winter and we’re feeling excited about the arrival of warm temperatures, perfect for going outdoors.It won’t be long before we all start seeing new buds on the shrubs and trees on our lawn, and the vibrant colors of assorted blooms popping up! This is the ideal time of the year when you’ll want to make sure that you are doing your utmost in preparing your landscape for spring. It’s high time that you book an appointment with your landscaping partner, because there’s a ton that needs to be accomplished to make sure that your property is ready for the growing season.Whether you own a residential property, or you’re a property owner or manager, spring maintenance services is an important landscaping service. Of course, you want to have the best landscape in the block, and if you own a commercial space, you want your property to be a desirable and safe destination for your employees, occupants, visitors, and customers.While curb appeal is everything, there are more practical reasons for performing spring maintenance tasks. The health of your overall landscape depends on it. And we can all agree that great plant health starts at the very roots!Below are just some of the spring maintenance services Southern Botanical performs:Inspecting your trees and shrubsA great start would be conducting a thorough inspection of your landscape. We will check for broken or damaged branches and prune them to encourage plant or tree growth, and to ensure the safety of your family or business.Soil testThe soil test will give you an insight into the pH of your soil, as well as its nutrient status. It is a fairly inexpensive way to ensure good plant health!Removal of debrisHave your property deep-cleaned. It all begins with removing leaves, twigs, as well as other debris brought about by winter winds. This is done, not only for appearances’ sake, but to remove environments that can encourage unwanted fungus, pests, and disease. It also helps prevent the suffocation of your trees, plants, and turf.Turf treatmentsSpring is a good season to apply herbicides and fertilizers on your turf, giving it all the nutrients it needs while addressing weeds before they emerge or take hold.Pruning and trimmingSpring is the best time to prune and trim many varieties of ornamental trees, shrubs, and perennial plants.Landscape enhancementsThis season is also prime for adding mulch, planting plants that burst with vibrant seasonal color, and incorporating hardscape features to enhance your property.Southern Botanical has the discipline, expertise, and tools to create and maintain beautiful landscapes. If you need help in preparing your landscape for spring and maintaining it throughout the year, get in touch.