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Keep Your Shrubs Looking Beautiful All Season Long!

Shrub trimming should be done twice per season on average after the first round of growth in June/July and late in the season when the shrub is done growing for the season usually around September or October.

shrubs at an average royal oak MI home,

 

 

Shrub trimming has a number of positive effects for the shrubs 1) by removing dead leaves and branches you make room for new growth. 2) You are able to maintain the desired height and width, or shape if you so desire,  by staying on a regular maintenance schedule with your bushes. This also helps to keep shrubs/trees from growing into the side or roof of your home/garage before it’s too late. With the recent storms we have experienced many homes were damaged unnecessarily by dead limbs.

 

 

 

globe and traditional arborvitae just starting to look a bit shaggy for the season

To maintain a nice shape both types of arborvitae should be regularly trimmed.

Keeping your bushes trimmed can help on both sides of the fence when comes to security, it can be used to create a nice privacy barrier for your backyard with a nice arborvitae hedge.  Pruning/trimming can also be used to your advantage to keep views from your windows unobstructed and give you clear line of sight to all areas of your property.

 

remove dead portions of this bush to promote growth of the healthy part of the shrub, Clawson MI

Trimming dead sections of bushes

<——-like this one allows more sunlight and air to reach the healthy parts of the plant which in turn allows the plant to flourish and grow to its fullest potential.

Total Lawn Care Inc. has the best crew leaders on staff to prune your shrubs to help prevent disease or insects from entering the dead part of the bush and spreading to the entire bush, costing you alot more money to replace the whole thing.

Give us a call 248-588-1694 or email us, many times our crew can perform a few tasks during one visit such as weeding your garden beds, cutting in a new natural bed edge, or even cleaning the gutters. All of which will add to the beautification of your property, while keeping the costs down from multiple visits from multiple companies.

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Lawn Care Services

Lawn Services

While choosing lawn care service, you are likely going to choose any of the two categories. Either, you can hire a company to take care of the ins and outs maintaining your outdoor, or you can want to do yourself. Before doing self-maintenance of your lawn, you must be well aware of all the required information. This mainly includes the appropriate period of mowing the grass. If you mow grass when the sun is extremely hot, then you are applying additional stress on the grass. Even you should not mow right after rain or until the grass is entirely dry. If you cut a wet yard, the grass will get open to all sorts of fungus and disease. This can eventually kill the grass.

You can keep healthy yard by setting frequency of lawn care service. Lawn care companies will come on a regular schedule of once a week. The general rule of thumb for any yard states to cut off not more than one-third of the grass once.

Finally, you must be acknowledged about the proper process of mowing the grass. Here, you need to hire a lawn care service. Professionals are experts to cut the grass properly in order to retain its healthy look.

Simply call us at 248-588-1694, email us at info@totallawncareinc.com, or Click Here to use our Online Request to secure your spot, or get a free estimate!
Thank you!
-Jeff

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Fall Cleans, Leaf Pick Up

Summer is coming to an end and with that means Fall is around the corner.  Total Lawn Care, Inc., can provide you with all of your fall clean needs.  We can provide you with professional service to remove the leaves and debris from the turf and bed areas.  We also can care for your landscaping beds as well, cutting back perrenials, planting fall bulbs for awesome Spring color, adding mulch or compost to protect plants, and any other service that your landscape/lawn may need.  We will place the debris at your curb for city pick up or if wanted/needed, we will remove all debris from your property.  We recycle everything we bring in, all leaves are made into compost, sticks and wood materials are shread and added to compost, and all other debris is removed with recycling in mind.

Don’t wait  to the leaves are down to schedule, call and get your free estimate now.  This way we can ensure that your property is cleaned and ready for next Spring.

Give us a call at 248-588-1694, email us at info@totallawncareinc.com, or Click Here to use our Online Request to get more information.

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Total Lawn Care is gearing up for the season, reserve your spot on our routes now before they fill up!

Call Us Today To Make Your Lawn Look This Good

 

Our professional staff is trained and equipped with all of the tools necessary in order to provide an outstanding cut to your lawn.  How can you tell the difference between Total Lawn Care and other landscaping companies? Simple, Total Lawn Care will be the crew wearing crisp uniforms, speaking professionally to one another and armed with a wealth of knowledge should you have a landscape related question.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each weekly visit our dedicated staff will cut your turf, edge along any driveways, sidewalks or patios(where desired), line trim around any obstacles to ensure a well-manicured look, and finally blow any and all hard surfaces clean of debris and clippings.

Our knowledge is not limited to just grass, we can handle a wide variety of services to free up your nights and weekends. We will clean your gutters, weed those pesky garden beds, trim those hard to reach shrubs, revitalize your garden beds with fresh mulch, and last but not least design and install landscape works of art.

Call our office to speak to a knowledgeable staff member 248-588-1694, email us at info@totallawncareinc.com, or Click Here to use our Online Request to get more information.

Make Your Neighbors Jealous With Your Lawn

Service Locations: Troy MI, Birmingham MI, Bloomfield MI, Bloomfield Hills MI, Sterling Heights MI, Madison Heights MI, Rochester MI, Rochester Hills MI, Royal Oak MI, Ferndale MI, Huntington Woods MI, Clawson MI, and any other cities within the Oakland County.

Is Your City Not Listed? Give us a call to find out if we can help you today!

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Lawn Mowing

Lawn Mowing

Lawn mowing sounds extremely straightforward. However, lawn connoisseur knows the proper procedure of lawn mowing. Biggest miscue homeowners make cutting grass too short. Evenness of the cut provides lawn, a good look. Grass grows faster after it has been trimmed to regain its genetic form.

Second most issue is when to stop mowing. Lawn mowers maintain, never to remove more than one-third of blade length. Mowing means pruning. Severe cutbacks are more stressful for grass and require extra energy to heal. When grass grows faster in mid-spring, mowing is required twice a week.

You should not leave enormous piles of clippings of grass after mowing. This will mat down the leaving grass blades, which will discolor the grass and provoke diseases. Clippings in small piles need to be raked up. It is preferable if you compost it or use as mulch over garden beds.

Finally, many homeowners take the same route while mowing. This is because of convenience, habit or nosy neighbor. No horticultural problem will arise with that, but altering the route provides cosmetic difference.

Lawn mowing tips include mow high and often with sharp blades. Soon, you will become a master of mowing.

Simply call us at 248-588-1694, email us at info@totallawncareinc.com, or Click Here to use our Online Request to secure your spot, or get a free estimate!
Thank you!
-Jeff

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