Are you trying to get a jump start on you landscaping in Massachusetts? If not, you should be! While the summer may seem a far way off, April is one of the most crucial months to begin planning for your yard. What you do during this month can determine the quality of your Massachusetts landscape for the entire summer! As experts in landscaping, the team from Cataldo Landscaping are taking this time to provide a few considerations to ensure your yard is the talk of the neighborhood – in a good way, of course.
If you’re one of the people who want to have a beautiful landscape this summer, here’s a few tips to be mindful of.
Planting is the backbone of landscaping in Massachusetts, and one of the biggest responsibilities of the homeowner when tending to their yard. Everything is in peak blossom during the heavy rains of May. Thus, from the start of the month through Memorial Day weekend, you will want to begin planting anything you intend to enjoy throughout the summer. You don’t want to get a late start planting.
Many people also like to plant crops in their Massachusetts landscape. Spring is the perfect time to do this, if you want to enjoy those crops within a reasonable time frame that is. The soil during the early spring season is perfect for onions, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, parsnips, beats, and other things you may consider growing.
Just remember, things take time to set roots and grow. Be sure to provide your crop with the best chance to prosper in your Massachusetts landscape — we all know how quickly the temperatures can drop off during the fall.
All plants require unique attention and care, like people. Whether it is a crop or a flower, you want to make sure you’re giving it the proper care. By taking the time to read the seeding packages and follow directions carefully, you can be confident that your seedlings with flourish. Further, consider making a quick spreadsheet of maintenance requirements that allows you to stay ahead of your landscaping in Massachusetts. As we all know, it’s easy to fall behind when other aspects of life interfere. Stay organized and keep up with your itinerary throughout the summer months.