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Garden Maintenance Services Change Year-Round


Garden Maintenance Services Change Year-Round

September 21, 2021

Gardening can be an enjoyable activity, with beautiful end results. Garden maintenance is necessary to keep your garden healthy, clean-looking, and lush. While some people enjoy the process of doing garden maintenance themselves, others do not. Garden maintenance services are a must for anyone who enjoys having a beautiful garden but does not enjoy or have the time for regular care and attention a healthy garden requires.

Gardening is an ever-growing list of small jobs that need to be done during certain times of the year. Garden maintenance services from a skilled landscaping company go above and beyond simply watering and weeding.Garden maintenance services can vary depending on what your garden consists of, its size, and the season. The two main garden maintenance services are lawn care and plant care. Gardening goes beyond basic lawn mowing and trimming.

It is important to fertilize the garden space year-round. Fertilizers give the garden all of the nutrients required for them to stay healthy. Garden maintenance services will ensure that your garden receives the adequate amount and type of fertilizer required.

There is constantly work that needs to be done in the garden. Even if you enjoy planting your garden every year and selecting which plants your garden will have, some garden maintenance services require more attention and detail. For some, garden maintenance services need to be done three or four times a year. These may include heavy lifting jobs such as sorting out compost heaps, mulching of the garden beds, pruning trees and shrubs, and digging out garden beds. The remaining minor tasks are then done by the garden owner throughout the year. For some, garden maintenance services are a weekly task where all of the needed responsibilities such as weeding, mowing, and pruning are done.

Maintaining a garden can be exhausting if you are not physically able to maintain your garden. The perks of paying for garden maintenance services are twofold. It does not require doing physical labour that could be physically taxing to your body. Secondly, your garden will be clear of debris and from any sort of mess.

Leaf removal services, especially in the fall time as the weather grows colder and wetter, are necessary to ensure the health of your grass. Fallen wet leaves can create a thick layer that can suffocate the grass underneath. They also can attract bugs and fungi which can create a slippery and dangerous landscape.

Weeding is another garden maintenance service that can be physically taxing. Both garden beds and lawns should be weeded and treated regularly. Mulch can be added to keep the soil cool and moist, however, it can deprive the weeds of sunlight. Organic mulch is loved by crickets and carabid beetles alike which feast on the seeds of weeds making your garden weed-free naturally.

Irrigation management is another aspect of garden maintenance services that, if not done correctly, can worsen the state of your garden and also kill your plants. Depending on the level of rainfall, your irrigation system may have to be modified during the year. An irrigation system not only keeps your landscape hydrated with the perfect level of water and moisture but also ensures that excess water is properly drained away.

Residential gardens can improve your home, increase your home’s curb appeal, and brighten your mood by having something pleasant to look at. Desiring to have a beautiful garden now doesn’t have to be a far-fetched dream if you have the right guys for regular garden maintenance services.

Call Harp Landscaping today for more information.(604) 209-7063