Whats your version of a "Spring Clean-up"?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by HighGrass, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. HighGrass

    HighGrass LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Z5 MA
    Messages: 1,237

    The reason I ask...
    I have a few people that have requested them this year and everybody has a different idea as to what it is. I do alot of "Fall clean-ups"...not so much in the spring.
  2. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 4,771

    This is something only the perspective client can answer. It's usually the same in the fall....leaves blown out of bed and collect off the lawn.
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    It's just a general cleanup. Get all of the leaves, cut down any ornamental grasses, pick up any deadfall from the trees. Just make the property ready for mulching and or lawn mowing.

    NEUSWEDE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,149

    My spring clean-ups consist of cleaning out all the beds, thatching the lawn and giving it the first cut and follow up with aeration and overseed. I also suggest adding edging and mulching.
  5. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

    My spring clean-ups consists of picking up any remaining leaves that fell or blew around during the winter and picking up twigs and branches that fell on the yard. Basically just getting the property ready for mowing.
  6. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 742

    Here is my ideas...
    - pick up sticks etc.
    -blow out all beds etc.
    -de-thatch whole yard.
    -suck everything up with your mower.
    -edge beds,sidewalks,curbs etc.
  7. Meg-Mo

    Meg-Mo Inactive
    Messages: 1,020

    We do the same as lawncare 18.
  8. Wing 97

    Wing 97 LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 62

    Same as above but we also include power brooming at least first 12 feet of road frontage to remove road sand.
  9. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,281

    Blow the leaves from the beds, and vacum the lawn. THATS IT. Mulch and trimming is separate
  10. PGA

    PGA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 710

    Same as a fall cleanup. Blow out the beds and fencelines. Bag it all up. Get it ready to be cut in a couple weeks.

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