Schedule Updates

February 2023

Irrigation Start Ups
We will be scheduling Irrigation Start Ups starting in March. Please give the office a call at 913-829-6135 to get on the schedule.


Turf Maintenance
Round 1

Granular Fertilizer & Pre-Emergent
Provides essential nutrients designed to wake the grass plant and slowly feed it through spring. There is also a pre-emergent herbicide which is the first stage to grassy weed control.

If you are interested in starting your personalized turf health plan please give us a call.


Plant Health Care
This application is a dormant oil to be applied in February/March. This is applied to Evergreens (except Blue Spruce/Junipers), Magnolia, Euonymus, Burning Bush, Boxwoods, Yews, Hollies, Crabapple, etc.

This will target pests that overwinter in the bark or trunks. These include Scale, Aphids, White Flies, and Disease Spores.


Mowing Service
If you’re interested in mowing services for 2023 please contact the office at (913) 829-6135 to discuss your needs and pricing.


To Cover or Not to Cover

Tulips in Freezing Temperatures? The tulip question we all have is always a hard one to determine the action to take in order to prevent losing tulip blooms in cold temperatures. It all depends on the type of weather we get this weekend. If it is only a dipping temperature with a light to moderate frost that accumulates, no action is necessary. High quality tulip bulbs withstand a great deal of temperature changes and should be fine left uncovered. Hard freezes and snowfall that remains on the ground for more than 24 hours will affect the blooms and flower buds if they have already started setting.

Covering the bulbs can help with the frost damage, however I would recommend using a sheet or light blanket instead of a tarp. Tarps usually do not allow air flow and attract the sunlight, making it one big sauna. A sheet should do the trick, you are just looking for an obstacle for the frost to land on. However, you will need to create a support system for the blanket, if it is of a heavier material or if it becomes snow packed, the weight of the sheet can crush the tulips and snap of any onset blooms. This support system is very important if we end up getting an inch of more of snow sitting on top of the blanket. The frustrating part of it all is taking the gamble on covering or not for these reasons.

Unfortunately even covering might not help with the amount of snow we "could be seeing" or extended days of below freezing temperatures. On the bright side, this odd cold snap will not kill your bulbs, they will be fine next year, this will only affect foliage and blooms. Tulips are used to colder weather and can withstand a lot. If you see the foliage turn dark colors and wilt after the event, do not cut them or pull them out. They are known to store the energy in the bulb in times of stress and can even come back from colder temps.



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