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Winter Landscaping Tips

Winter (December – February) Trees and shrubs: • Prune trees as needed to shape and raise the undercarriage • Prune shrubs to allow for penetration of light and moisture • Apply dormant oil to shrubs to reduce problems with insects during the spring and summer • Trim crape myrtles and Liriope • Apply post-emergent weed…

Fall Landscaping Tips

Fall (September – November) Trees and shrubs: • Fertilize trees and shrubs using a balanced fertilizer • Inspect for insects and disease, treating as necessary Lawns: • Aerate, over-seed, and apply a slow-release fertilizer to fescue grass • Apply a high-potassium fertilizer to warm season turf • Apply post-emergent weed-control as needed • Inspect for…

Summer Landscaping Tips

Summer (June – August) Trees and shrubs: • Prune shrubs as necessary • Inspect for insects and disease, treating as necessary • Prune azaleas and rhododendrons after blooming, prior to July 4th Lawns: • Apply slow-release turf fertilizer to warm season turf (Bermuda and Zoysia) • Apply post-emergent weed control as needed • Mow, trim,…

Spring Landscaping Tips

Landscaping Tips for the Spring Season Spring season (March – May) Trees and shrubs: • Prune trees to shape and raise undercarriage • Trim crape myrtles and Liriope • Prune rose bushes • Fertilize trees and shrubs • Inspect for insects and disease, treating as necessary Lawns: • Gradually lower warm season turf to appropriate…

Roma helps NJIT Battle Winter Storm Jonas

Remember back in December, right before Christmas, when the weather was an unexpected 60° and everyone thought that we may have a warmer winter this year? Major media outlets such as CNN and National Geographic proposed theories that phenomena such as global warming and El Nino, the periodic warming of the Pacific Ocean every few…