Collier Arbor Care is the first company on the West Coast to be accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association.
- Prune trees by removing dead wood and trimming to reduce hazards.*
- Plant bare-root deciduous fruit and shade trees.
- Have a soil test performed on your garden, lawn or landscape soil. Optimum soil ph is 6.0 to 6.5.*
- Treat with dormant sprays of lime sulfur or copper for general disease control of fruit trees, peaches for leaf curl and roses.*
- Prune fruit trees. Thin suckers, remove deadwood and increase light penetration.*
- Plan now for garden improvements. Order seeds for planting vegetables and flowers
- Fertilize lawns; use iron products for moss control if necessary.*
- Tune up lawn mower and garden equipment before the busy season.
- Check spruce trees for aphids and treat with insecticidal soap if found.*
- Prune roses back to 3-6 vigorous canes, knee high after mid February.
- Good time to plant new roses.
- Systemic aphid treatment on susceptible trees like: birch, oaks, maples, and tulip trees.*
- Fertilize trees and shrubs.*
- Plant cool season crops: lettuce, cabbage, peas and cauliflower.
- Check lawns for damage by crane fly grubs and treat if necessary.*
- Divide perennials like hosta, daylilies, and peonies.
- Treat early blooming flowering and fruit trees like peaches, plums, flowering plums and cherries for disease problems.*
- Plant new trees in landscape.*
*Services provided by Collier Arbor Care