- Watch trees and shrubs for insect infestations.
- Tree pruning should only be done only if
no disease issues.
- Check for Dutch elm disease and oak wilt
during summer. A fungicide injection can prevent both tree
- Remove diseased Dutch elm trees to prevent
further spread of Dutch elm disease.
- Finish pruning early flowering shrubs.
- Finish pruning evergreen shrubs before
it gets too hot.
- Prune and shape hedges and shrubs.
- Now is a great time to remove Buckthorn
and scrub trees.
- Start fall fertilization in September.
- keep control of insect pests by applying
- Keep up the Dutch elm and oak wilt fungicides
until the trees start loosing leaves.
- Plant new trees and shrubs but allow enough
time for roots to develop before winter.
- Clean perennial beds and divide crowded
- If heavy equipment is needed to remove
trees winter is the best time so your landscape is preserved.
- Prune your elm, oak, fruit trees, hawthorn
and locust trees.
- Make sure to remember to order your perennials
so they are ready to plant in the spring.
- Clean up and mulch perennial beds.
- Plant new trees and shrubs and perennials.
- Ferilize trees and shrubs early to promote
health and growth.
- Spray apple trees for apple scab and unwanted
- Prune hybrid roses before growth starts.
- Prune out dead and damaged canes on older