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5 Essential Steps for Spring Yard and Garden Cleanup

Spring is here!
Time to cleanup your yard and garden.

The snow has melted, the grass is starting to turn green, the peepers are out. It’s official… Spring is here! This year you can follow these 5 essential steps for Spring Yard and Garden Cleanup to make your life easier and your yard and landscaping beautiful. 

1. Prepare your gardens

Your gardens have been covered in snow and dead leaves all winter long. It’s time to uncover those roots, freshen up the mulch, and let the flowers thrive and bloom. 

Get Busy Gardening shared a checklist to follow when starting out on this task:

  • Prune shrubs
  • Remove winter mulch
  • Brush back leaves on top of plants
  • Pull any dead annuals
  • Remove dead growth from perennials
  • Clean up your vegetable beds
  • Pull the weeds
  • Edge your garden beds

Wow… that’s a lot of work! Guess what? You don’t need to do it alone. Call DS Handymen and our hard working crew will get your gardens cleaned out and ready to grow in a snap!

2. Enhance your flower beds

Do you want more gardens? Do you want to move flowers around, plant new shrubs, remove plantings? Now’s the time! 

Perennials can be split in the Spring, so that’s a great time to use your existing plants to populate a new garden bed. Or, we can start fresh and create the wecolming front garden or cozy backyard oasis you’ve been dreaming of. 

Once your existing gardens are cleaned up and your new gardens are in place, we can spread new mulch and make your landscaping look clean and fresh and ready for summer.

3. Freshen up your Lawn

If you want to have a lush, healthy lawn, you need to take some steps to allow it to grow and thrive. According to Good Housekeeping, this is the most essential step in your spring outdoor yard care routine.

  • Remove debris- including sticks, leaves, and even dog poo
  •  Rake any patches of dry dead grass to allow the roots to grow and fill in the thin patches
  • Seed any areas that have damage from heavy traffic or heavy snow areas
  • Roll the lawn to even out the surface
DS Handymen can do all of these tasks. We have the equipment to make this a one day job. Think of how much time we can save you!

4. Wash away the grime

Your patios, decks, sidewalks, driveway, fencing, and house all gather grime and dust throughout the winter months. Let DS Handymen wash it away for you. Our pressure washing service will make your hardscaping and home look good as new. 

5. Schedule a lawn maintenance service

Many Spring lawn maintenance checklists recommend servicing your lawn mower at this time of the year. You know what’s better than that? Scheduling a lawn service so you don’t need to worry about mowing all summer!

Summer is short… don’t waste it taking care of your lawn. Your lawn should be there for your enjoyment, not to give you another task on your “honey do” list. Call  DS Handymen today to schedule routine lawn maintenance and then you can play while we work.

Bonus Spring Prep Idea:

Take advantage of the nice, Spring weather and clear out the unwanted clutter from your attic. Or clean out your garage so you can actually park your car in it! Or get rid of all of the old paint cans, boxes, and junk that’s taking up room in your basement! That sounds like a lot of work, but Dave and his crew can do it for you. Then you can enter summer with a clutter-free home AND a beautiful yard to enjoy all season long!

The Bear will work for you and do all of your yard and garden cleanup and maintenance so you can enjoy the warm weather. Call DS Handymen today and schedule our reliable, affordable service.

DS Handymen is Accredited by the Better Business Bureau. We look forward to working with you and earning a great review. Please make sure to give us feedback by leaving a rating on the BBB website or on our Google listing. 

As always, if you are a Veteran, Senior, or Teacher we will give you a 10% discount. 

Call today and ask for Dave. (716)803-0091

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