Our Essentials landscaping package was designed to be one step up from our Minimalist program. This package steps up the service level by adding 9 hours of gardening services. As an added bonus, we include free mums in the fall.

Our Essentials Package includes:

  • Spring cleanup: We will visit your property once in the spring to remove leaves and small sticks that have fallen over the winter from your lawn and garden beds.
  • Weekly lawn maintenance: The lawn will be cut weekly mid-April through the first week in November at a height of 4″. During October, we will also bag and remove all fallen leaves from your lawn to keep it from getting smothered. One final lawn cutting will be performed with your fall cleanup in November or December which will be performed at 2.5″ to account for some slow winter growth. At each visit, we will string trim edges, vertical edge around paved surfaces, and blow everything off for a clear finish.
  • Fall cleanup: To prepare your property for the winter, we will make one visit from the first week in November through the middle of December to remove fallen leaves & small sticks from the lawn and planting bed areas to protect the lawn against snow mold & other winter fungal diseases. Herbaceous & non-woody perennials will be cut back to prepare them for the winter.
  • General Gardening: 9 visits per year, 9 hours included. May consist of the following services, performed in the priority listed below:
    1) Weeding- Removal of undesired, unwanted, and wild annual plants from garden beds.
    2) Edging- Edge existing garden beds.
    3) Trimming of formal hedges- Shear formal hedges on property; remove debris.
    4) Pruning- Shrubs will be pruned or trimmed as deemed necessary by the horticulturalist on staff for optimum flowering, shape, and appeal.
    5) Spraying- Treatment for shrub diseases.
  • Free: Fall mums to add variety to your landscape.
  • Free: Monthly property inspection to assess the overall health of your landscape.
  • Free: Annual in-person consultation.
  • Free: Comprehensive soil testing.

Organic lawn treatment (optional add on): You will receive a total of 7 lawn applications.

  • The first fertilizer application will be an organic fertilizer with crabgrass preventative.
  • The second application will be the first application of three milky spore to control japanese and to some extent oriental beetle grub in your soil.
  • The third application will be our famous compost topdressing application to add a thin layer of compost to your lawn and add micro organisms to your soil.
  • The fourth application will be the second application of three milky spore to control japanese and to some extent oriental beetle grub in your soil.
  • The fifth application will be an application of starter fertilizer & limestone, combined with powerseeding & lawn aeration for optimal seed to soil contact to help fill in your lawn from the summer’s stress.
  • The sixth application application will be the final application of three milky spore to control japanese and to some extent oriental beetle grub in your soil.
  • The last application will be a winterizing application to encourage winter root germination & ensure a quick spring green

Encroaching lawn obstructions (optional add on): 

  • Cut back low lying limbs and encroaching brush throughout property. Performed once each in June, July, and August.

Check out our other packages below! 

Monthly Property InspectionFREEFREEFREE
Annual ConsultationFREEFREEFREE
Fall MumsnoneFREEFREE
Gardeningnone9 hours18 hours
Spring AnnualsnonenoneFREE
Organic Fertilization ProgramoptionaloptionalINCLUDED
2 Tickets to Customer Appreciation PartynonenoneFREE
Encroaching Lawn Obstructionsoptionaloptionaloptional