Tree Trimming by Season | Winter, Spring, Summer, Wall | Dallas-Ft. Worth
(DIY Tips for gardeners and tree lovers in DFW)
Winter: mow or hand remove grassy weeds, allow Clover to grow. And water flowerbeds as needed. Hand-till the soil. Prune trees including major pruning. Spray horticultural oil on red Oak, pecan, Crabapple, Holly, if serious infestation exists. Fertilize pansies and other winter annuals with organic fertilizer. Plant shrubs and trees. Do not prune spring-flowering shrubs. Perform maintenance on all lawn equipment.
Spring: Hand water and mulch beds as needed. Mulch all bare soil. Do not trim flowerbeds. Shift or move any wrong color azaleas while in bloom. Release ladybugs for aphid control if necessary.
Summer: Sow wildflower seeds. More regularly and do not catch the clippings. Hand water dry spots, annuals, and newly planted areas. Deepwater during the hot months. Remove dead trees and tree stumps.
Fall: Mow regularly. Hand water dry spots. Mulch bare soil. Remove dead or diseased leaves and wood weekly by pick-pruning. Major tree pruning. Plant shrubs and trees. Plant pansies and other cool season annuals. Fertilize pansies or other winter annuals with organic fertilizer. Don't forget to feed the birds.