The winter season in Northeast Ohio is difficult even for the most experienced homeowner, property manager, and landscaper. The snow, ice, and salt will make it very challenging to keep your property looking attractive. There are a few things you can to do to keep it looking great!
Early Spring declared on Groundhog Day 2020
Today was the day most of us watched Punxsutawney Phil, watching to see if he would run and hide from his shadow or not. The great news is that he did not see his shadow, predicting an early spring. This means that we need to start thinking about what we need to do for spring.
When the cold of winter hits make sure you are prepared with enough seasoned firewood.
Typically when firewood is first split it is green, this means it contains at least 60 percent or more water. This is not good for burning to heat your home. It is hard to get unseasoned firewood to ignite, it will smoke and not burn well. In addition, unseasoned firewood will not produce heat.
Now is the perfect time to hire a professional to help prevent winter lawn fungal diseases.
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You can prevent winter lawn fungal disease! You will want to make sure that your lawn is cleaned up prior to the first real snow accumulation occurs. Many different types of lawn diseases happen in the winter because we are not doing proper fall cleanup. I know you might think it is too late, but it truly is not!
Fall is almost over and winter will be showing up before you know it. Make sure you get prepared for what is to come!
First, make sure you have your landscape prepared so that it will withstand the winter weather that is coming. You want to get all your outdoor plants cleaned up and trimmed down. Make sure all your leaves are cleaned up off your lawn.
The preparation of plants in the fall for winter is very important if you want them to withstand the cold months. Make sure you have a layer of mulch down to act as a barrier from the cold for their root systems. Making sure to care for your plants in the fall will help them to be beautiful again in the spring!
Winter season is almost here are you prepared?
Once you have taken care of your landscaping by cleaning out your flower beds, trim your shrubs and trees, getting your leaves cleaned up, aerated your lawn and put down seed. There are other things you will need to do to protect your landscape.
You might want to start thinking about planting for the winter season. You will want to choose plants that can withstand the cold temperatures. Pansies, mums, and foliage plants are the types you will want to look into.
Since you are already out there planting, why not think about planting for the spring season. Now is the time to plant your bulbs for the spring blooming season. Bulbs like crocus, hyacinth, daffodils, and tulips are a good choice; when spring arrives your flower garden will be beautiful!
You can wrap your tree trunks to help prevent bark damage to newly planted trees or think bark trees. When the temperatures dip during the night it causes the sap to freeze which can, in turn, cause the bark to split. Wrapping the bark will help to provide a barrier from the cold temperatures and keep the sap from freezing.
You will then what to begin thinking about the snow that is about to fly. Have you secured snow and ice removal? B-Sharp Property Maintenance offers this service to both commercial and residential customers. We will make sure you’re not caught in the snow or ice this winter!
Contact us and B-Sharp will help will all your property maintenance needs. You can reach us by telephone (330) 882-1999, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting our webpage www.b-sharp.us.
When most of us think of winter, we think of cold white/grey colorless landscapes. However, this does not always have to be the case! If you prepare for winter, you can actually have a beautiful landscape that stands out from the typical dreary white/grey winter season.
You want to start by thinking about what types of plants are going to withstand the winter months. There are many options you would be surprised. Some evergreens are perennials and have dormant seedpods and beautiful colors.
Are you looking for plants that will bloom in the winter to keep your landscape from looking bare when all the others are not in bloom?
There are many different types of plant material that will grow well and bloom in the winter season.
Pansies area good choice for the winter. It will bloom on and off all winter long. These plants like the cooler temperatures.
Blue Star Amsonia is a cold-tolerant plant. Recommended for zones 4 through 9, withstanding temperatures below freezing. Blooms with a dense cluster of pale blue flowers.
Winter blooming camellias are a beautiful choice in any landscape design. They are low maintenance that like full sun, partial sun and the shade. Ranked as one the best flowering shrubs.READ MORE