Landscapes are living breathing organisms and as such, they need to be maintained properly to get the best use out of them. We cannot just plant plants and forget about them, hoping they grow their best. We can’t just install a patio or walkway and do nothing to keep it pristine. If we treated ourselves like that, we probably wouldn’t have too many friends because, well, we wouldn’t look or smell very good. Your landscape needs to be cared for in order for it to thrive just like we need to care and maintain our minds and bodies in order to enjoy life to its fullest. Here are some of the possible needs of your landscape.
Trees and plants will need the proper amount of water given at the proper time. They will also need fertilized periodically, of which a deep-root fertilizer program is the best option. That combined with pruning will promote healthy growth and encourage more vibrant color in the foliage and flowers.
Patios will need to be swept, and occasionally hosed off to maintain their clean and crisp appearance. Kitchen islands and water features will need to be wiped down and washed off. Water sealing may need to be reapplied after a couple years. Your outdoor furniture must be dusted off and wiped down. Low voltage lighting may need to have its angles adjusted for just that right highlighting, and bulbs may need replacing. If any pets are present stay on top of the usual clean-up they require to avoid unpleasant sights and smells. Keep an eye on your artificial turf. It may need to be cleaned or re-power-broomed. Real grass will need to be mowed, fertilized, and aerated.
I know this sounds like a lot of work. Most of us have extremely busy schedules already and adding detailed yard work to the list is less than appealing. So what’s the solution to this predicament? We suggest hiring a professional company like Mauri Landscapes to take care of your significant landscape investment so that it can maintain it’s purpose and pristine for years to come.
So, since your landscape can’t speak, I will have to say it: “Don’t forget me baby, don’t forget me, ohhhhhh!” (Sorry, 80’s flashback)