Connecticut Landscaping and Tree Services

11/19/2015

Fall Landscaping Services – Yard Cleanup – Mulching | New Haven, CT

Benefits of Landscape Mulch | New Haven & Fairfield County, ConnecticutPerforming Fall property maintenance services for your Connecticut landscape is essential in preparing your lawn for the long and cold winter season and ensuring that it will be healthy and vibrant come spring time. There are many components that are key to successful fall landscaping, which include mulching, landscape cleanup, and mowing among other elements. The landscaping professionals at Affordable Landscape and Tree Service of Hamden, CT have complied a list of tips that will allow you to maintain a healthy landscape throughout the cold winter months.

  1. Spread mulch in appropriate areas of your landscape. Providing mulch for your landscape in the fall season is actually considered to be more essential to the overall health of your tree, plants, and shrubs than spreading mulch during any other season. It assists in providing protection to the roots of your landscape and works to preserve moisture below the surface. It is recommended that you spread approximately three inches of high quality mulch around the perimeter of your trees, plants, and shrubs during the fall season.
  2. Removal any leaves, fallen tree limbs or any debris, which may have accumulated on your landscape. By performing fall cleanup services, we do not mean that you should begin pruning to the plants and trees of your landscape. Pruning will promote new growth, when your plants should be remaining in a state of dormancy. However, it is important to remove any debris, which may have accumulated such as leaves and tree limbs, so that your grass will have access to essential nutrients that is created by the sunlight.
  3. Provide protective wrapping to any fragile plants or shrubs on your landscape. Winter forecasters are predicting a very cold winter season with high levels of snow and ice accumulation. If you have invested a great amount of money in improving the curb appeal of your property with shrubs and plants, then you will want to offer protection for your investment. In order to safe-guard your landscaping from the harsh winter climate, you can place plastic buckets over your shrubs or use burlap material to wrap up your shrubs.

For over 20 years, Affordable Landscape and Tree Service of Hamden, CT has been proving high quality landscaping services to clients throughout New Haven and Fairfield Counties. Over the years, we have built extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in all components of CT landscaping and property maintenance. Affordable Landscape and Tree Service of Hamden, Connecticut is committed to providing personalized service through every phase of every job. We have built a reputation as being considered one of the premier landscaping companies in Connecticut. Contact us today at 203-287-8894 for a free consultation and estimate!

Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC. offers snow removal, seasonal cleanups, landscape design & maintenance, drainage solutions, tree removal, stump grinding, lawn installations, landscape masonry, and much more to the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut: Hamden, New Haven, West Haven, Woodbridge, Guilford, Orange, Milford, Woodbridge, Meriden, Middletown, Madison, Fairfield, Stamford, Westport, New Canaan. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!


03/07/2015

Benefits of Landscape Mulch | New Haven & Fairfield County, Connecticut

Benefits of Landscape Mulch | New Haven & Fairfield County, ConnecticutAs the seemingly never-ending winter season finally draws to a near end, it is time to begin to think about performing spring landscaping and maintenance services for your Connecticut property. Many professional abortionists believe that the end of the winter season is the most opportune time to lay down a solid foundation of mulch, to assist your flowers, trees, and shrubs in flourishing come spring time.

Many Connecticut residential and commercial property owners are of the understanding that mulch is utilized explicitly for aesthetic purposes. It is true that when you add mulch to the base of your trees and shrubs, you will be bettering the presentation of your property, however there is a great deal extra you will be supplying to your landscape. Applying mulch will assist you in accomplishing a higher level of lawn and tree maintenance for your property and will provide many other additional benefits. We have have listed a few of these benefits for you below.

  • Assists in preventing weed infestation and growth.
  • Retains the moisture in your soil, which helps to safeguard your trees and shrubs from being susceptible to dry conditions.
  • Creates a neutral environment for temperatures of your soil, and helps to prevent drastic variations in temperatures, which can be invaluable in the unpredictable Connecticut weather patterns.
  • When temperatures suddenly drop in the night-time, mulch provides protection for the roots of your trees, plants, and shrubs from the frigid temperatures.
  • As summertime approaches, it assist in keeping the roots cooler, by providing a shield from the sun.
  • Prevents soil compaction and controls erosion.
  • Maintains soil nutrients from being withered away by rain storms, and also can dispel nutrients into the soil if you are utilizing an organic type of mulch.
  • It prevents certain insects and pests, which create disease for your plants. Cedar Bark mulch is especially effective in preventing many species of pests inhabiting your property because it has natural oils that act as insect repellent.

Adding mulch to your Connecticut property will be very beneficial to the overall health and growth of your landscape. Mulch works to instill a protective layer around your trees, shrubs, and plants. This protective layer can be comprised of numerous types of decomposing components including bark or wood whips, pine needles, small rocks, pine needles, and many more materials.

Affordable Landscape and Tree Service of Hamden, Connecticut can assist you in any type of mulching landscaping services that you may be in need of. Laying a solid layer of mulch on the property of your Connecticut home or business will protect it from the cold temperatures, allowing your trees and shrubs and their roots to remain healthy and get the nutrients they need to flourish. The healther they remain during the late winter and early spring months, the sooner they will bloom. By contacting the landscape professionals at Affordable Landscape and Tree service to perform spring mulching and maintenance services on yoru property, you will be the envy of your neighborhood come spring time! Contact the owner Mario at 203-287-8894 today for a free consultation.

Affordable Landscaping & Tree Service LLC. offers landscape design & maintenance, drainage solutions, tree removal, stump grinding, lawn installations, landscape masonry, and much more to the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut: Hamden, New Haven, West Haven, Woodbridge, Guilford, Orange, Milford, Fairfield, Stamford, Westport, New Canaan. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!