For us landscapers – this time of year feels like Christmas Eve to us! Just before spring hits, we’re excited and boasting with eagerness for the exciting season ahead filled with growth, color, and life.
We understand how overwhelming it can feel to know exactly what to plant in the spring in your landscape and how to care for it, which is why we’re here to provide you with our go-to professional planting tips for this spring – along with some additional and unique landscaping trends we’re seeing for 2022. Let’s ‘dig’ in!
What to Plant in the Spring
Annuals: Say hello to some much-needed pops of color back into your landscape! Early spring is the right season to plant cooler weather annuals such as; dianthus, pansy, snapdragon, violas, and osteospermums.
Trees and Shrubs: Now is the time to tend to your trees and shrubs that were planted in the fall, pruning and fertilizing this time of year is necessary to provide room and strength for future growth. Need help with tree and shrub maintenance? Our Four Seasons Landscape Management team are experts at providing tree and shrub care.
Vegetables: Get a jump start on your gardening with vegetables that don’t mind the remaining cooler days. Vegetables like; carrots, lettuce, peas, radish, collards, and spinach are ready to be planted in your garden beds!
Perennials and Herbs: It’s time to plant a variety of fragrant and edible plant life in your yard. Early spring is the best time to plant lavender, sage, rosemary, mint, thyme, oregano, chives, and basil.
2022 Trends: This year is all about maximizing your garden and outdoor space! Try opting for more plant life if you’re desiring more plant variety beyond a lawn. Whether you plan to incorporate more permanent hardscaping features, or simply purchase new outdoor lounging furniture – investing in your outdoor entertainment space is an upgrade we will be seeing more of in 2022. Our team delivers full-service, one-stop professional landscape design and installation services to help you achieve the perfect outdoor space for entertaining.
Prevent Crabgrass: If crabgrass is an issue in your lawn, March and April are the time to apply crabgrass preventers.
Spring Cleanup: A spring landscape cleanup removes the leaves, weeds, and debris, from your yard and mulch beds that have collected over winter. Spring cleanup will lead to a tidy appearance, shrub blooming, enhanced curb appeal, greener grass, and healthier plants. Allow us to handle all of your spring cleanup needs!