During spring and summer, landscape crews are busy with myriad tasks including: planting, watering, mowing, fertilizing. All too often, pruning shrubs and trees is pushed to the side, or performed at the wrong time. But pruning should take place on a regular annual schedule, depending on the type of tree or shrub, and should rank high on your […]
Fertilization is an important step in landscape maintenance, but one that is often misunderstood. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to fertilization; different plants have different needs. But there are some basic guidelines professional landscapers follow to ensure that fertilizer is applied at the optimum time, for the best results.
Cleaning up after storm damage and restoring your commercial landscape in Northern Illinois often goes beyond using a few rakes and garbage bags. Mother Nature sometimes deals harsh blows to Wauconda and the surrounding areas that Countryside Industries serves. It’s wise to have a landscape management plan in place to remove debris and deal with hazards such as […]
As the days turn warmer and winter becomes a memory, you begin to think about getting the yards of the residential properties you manage into shape. You want the landscaping of these properties to offer curb appeal without costing too much. With landscaping, you are looking for a balance between looking good and keeping […]
The onset of warmer weather means it’s time to spruce up your properties. That sprucing up shouldn’t be limited only to your buildings, as your landscape also requires attention. Here are some reasons why it is just as important to prepare your residential landscape for Spring as it is to prepare your structures. Clean up […]