It is possible to see some improvement within the first few applications. However, progress rates depend on a lot of factors that may be outside of our control (e.g. original condition, weather, soil type). You can expect a gradual but steady improvement over a two year period.
In certain regions and in certain years, water may be scarce as water reservoirs may not have adequate supply from rainfall. This can lead to a hosepipe ban in some areas meaning that use of a hosepipe-fed lawn sprinkler is not possible. An attractive lawn needs a lot of water. What are the options [...]
Top dressing the lawn is the process of adding a fine layer of “home mixed quality soil” to the lawn surface. Top dressing benefits the lawn as it builds up the quality of the soil over a period of time: Sandy soils will be able to retain moisture better and so the lawn will [...]
Shaded lawns have different requirements from lawns that are grown in full sunlight. A shaded lawn may be in full sun for part of the day and full shade for the rest of the day or it may receive filtered sunlight that passes through the canopy of the trees and leaves.Stress Effects of Shade on [...]
Is your lawn composed of cool season grasses? If so, it may well take a beating from the heat to which it is subjected in summer. After all, by definition, cool-season grasses crave the cooler temperatures of spring and autumn. But there’s something you can do to undo summer’s assault. It’s called “overseeding lawns” “Overseeding [...]
Over time the soil that the lawn grows on can become compacted due to a number of reasons such as use for sports, walking, vehicles, parking and children playing. This soil compaction can have a negative effect on your lawn. Not enough air or water: Compacted soil leads to a reduced amount of air [...]
Lawn aeration is the process of creating air channels in your lawn so that air can freely pass into the soil and circulate around the grass roots. This aeration is achieved by either: A) Removing small cylinder shaped cores about 0.5cm wide and 5-10cm deep (similar to the idea of coring an apple), this [...]
Perfect Landscapes is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The crew schedules vary but usually start from 7:00 a.m.
It is our standard policy to maintain our machines on a scheduled maintenance program. First and foremost, the safety of our employees, clients and the general public is of the utmost importance to us. Secondly, we make sure our machines are well-maintained to extend their life and to ensure that we maintain high quality [...]
Perfect Landscapes will visit your property every week (except during drought months). The crew leader will decide which services need to be provided in order to maintain a consistently manicured appearance. In certain situations, that visit may consist of only trimming and edging. If for some reason you would like us to “skip” a [...]