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Top Four Landscape Trimming Tips

Shrubs, bushes, trees- oh my! Your yard isn’t all about turf grass Top_Four_Landscape_Trimming_tips.jpgand flowers, give your landscape that surrounds your lawn some love this spring season. They do need some upkeep, so it can be sometimes hard to balance taking care of landscaping with your lawn, but Weed Pro has you covered with the top four tips and tricks on trimming to keep your lawn looking its best.

  1. Remember the four D’s when it comes to pruning bushes- Start with the dead and damaged branches, because they encourage rot and disease and not to mention, make the plant look bad. Then cut out the dried, or otherwise diseased, branches to stop the disease before it spreads. Finally, “deranged,” these are branches are the branches that point in odd directions and look out of place with the bush. Remember, Dead, Damaged, Dried, and Deranged when pruning this spring. For more information on pruning bushes, check out this resource.
  2. Don’t forget the beds and borders- Rake around the bushes and trees to remove any decaying leaves that could spread diseases. This will help your plants become healthier and enable new turf grass to grow around them.
  3. Do your research- Trimming and pruning your trees and bushes can be very instrumental to giving them a healthier life and aiding in their growth; however, if done incorrectly, you could be severely hurting your plants. For more information on when to prune and how to do it, click here.
  4. Angles are everything- Whenever you’re pruning you are going to want to make sure you cut in a way that doesn’t leave the branch open to dry out or to rot. For more information on making sure you’re making the right cut, click here.

Leave it to the Professionals

Weed Pro’s Tree and Shrub program is an all-inclusive program that provides you with quality service with treatments to meet the needs of your lawn throughout the different seasons. By using Holganix, a 100% organic bio-nutritional product which assists in strong plants and resistance towards any diseases or possible insect damage, we create healthier trees and shrubs. Our program also helps to create a nutrient rich environment for the plants to grow in. To learn more about our Tree and Shrub program, please click here.

Give yourself your best lawn yet!

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