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FAQs

Why should I hire a professional landscaper?

Most home and business owners want a beautiful yard, but don’t have the time to maintain a lawn or garden themselves.  Hiring a professional landscaping company means:

  • Timely improvements to your yard,

  • No more trips to shop for lawn and garden supplies

  • No need to store fertilizer or pesticides at your home

  • Benefiting from the knowledge and experience of a professional

Is professional landscaping a good money investment?

SmartMoney is the Wall Street Journal Magazine of Personal Business.  In their March 2003 issue, SmartMoney reported that by revamping the landscape of your home, you can increase the resale value by 15%.  For business owners, quality landscaping makes for a positive first impression to potential clients or customers.

My neighbor uses a lawn care workers that aren’t insured, but they also doesn’t charge much. Why shouldn’t I just hire them?

With all of the equipment used in professional landscaping, accidents can happen.  If you hire an uninsured landscaper and they are injured while working on your property, you risk losing serious money.  Some property insurance companies will also deny claims for injuries or property damage once they discover that an uninsured contractor was hired.

What kind of maintenance do I need for my irrigation?

Irrigation should be checked periodically to make sure that all components are functioning correctly. Before the winter starts the irrigation system should be drained to prevent frost damage.

How can I prevent weeds from growing in the beds?

The most natural way to prevent weeds from growing is to put a 2″ – 3″ layer of mulch on the beds. Use of pre-emergent or foliar herbicide are also an option. We do not recommend installing weed fabric.

When should I prune my trees?

The best time to prune trees, depending on the type of tree, is spring or fall. We usually prune flowering trees in the spring, after they bloom. If you have additional questions of this sort, please ask one of our plant and tree specialists.