Keep your lawn and landscape in tip-top condition throughout
the fall and winter by following the tips listed below.
September and October:
Re-seed and fertilize cool season grasses, after Labor Day.
Fertilize Bermuda and Zoysia before October 1st with 16-8-8 or milorganite.
Replace summer annuals with pansies or chrysanthemums.
Tulips, Hyacinths, and Daffodils are available late September. Plant after first frost.
Fertilize trees and shrubs with fertilizer or tree spikes.
Lightly prune roses and other summer flowering shrubs.
November and December:
Replace trees and shrubs that did not survive the summer.
Control existing broadleaf winter weeds with fertilizer application for season.
If rainfall has been deficient, water thoroughly (6-8” deep) prior to a freeze.
Mulch or wrap tender plants to protect from freeze damage.
Remove any support stakes around trees that have been in place for one growing
Many perennials can be divided now.
Plant fall bulbs before the end of December.
January and February:
If rainfall has been deficient, water lawns, trees and shrubs, especially any
Many ‘green’ winter weeds can be controlled now with Roundup as it won’t harm
dormant Bermuda or Zoysia.
A beautiful landscape is inviting and gives your home perceived value. Consider this if you are thinking of selling your home. Enticing curb appeal is a welcome sign to buyers. For more information on tips that make your home more "sellable", contact me at 918.630.8431 for a Seller Consultation.
When it's time to think BIG.....think SMALLEY!
Linda Smalley, Chinowth & Cohen Realtors, Tulsa Oklahoma