February Landscaping Tips

According to the groundhog, we are still in the winter season for now. Even though it is winter, it is not too early to think about the beautiful buds and blossoms we will soon experience in the spring. There are many things to keep in mind as you look forward to a spring yard. Our experts at Hutcheson Horticultural Company have put together a great list of things to address in the winter months.Winter Installation Tips

The to-do list for February includes:

  • Complete cutting back Liriope and Ornamental Grasses
  • Begin pruning Crape Myrtles
  • Complete pruning of deciduous summer flower shrubs
  • Complete leaf removal from shrub beds and turf area
  • Continue flower maintenance (including deadheading, fertilization, and weeding as necessary)
  • Cut back roses as needed
  • Apply pre-emergent to turf and planting beds
  • Apply post-emergent to control weeds
  • Install balled and burlapped trees and shrubs
  • Install new mulch in shrub beds
  • Install bare root material

Completing this to-do list will certainly help in maintaining a beautifully landscaped yard. Hutcheson Horticultural Company provides many services including maintenance and installation. We would love to speak with you regarding your landscaping needs whether big or small. Contact us today for a consultation regarding your landscape needs in the Woodstock area. Call us at 770-924-1001 or use the Contact Us Form on our site to schedule your appointment.