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My neighbor recommended that I come to you for a Spring Spruce Up. What is that exactly? Steph


Spring Spruce Up Hello Steph
A Spring Spruce Up is a visit to your property after the winter thaw to get your garden and yard in shape for the up-coming growing season. Each Spring Spruce-up is customized for your property and needs, but generally consists of a cleanup of accumulated leaves, sticks and winter debris; removal of weeds from the garden beds, patios and walkways; cutting back perennial debris; expert pruning and thinning of shrubs and rose bushes; edging garden beds, walkways and patios and mulching garden beds or fluffing your existing mulch. We will blow off or sweep all hard surfaces, including the debris hiding in the corners, and remove ALL debris from your property - Saving you a trip to the dump.

Additional services in the spring can range from perennial division and/or transplanting; tree trimming or regenerative shrub pruning; soil testing with recommendations on the best approach foramendments for a healthy, beautiful and lush green lawn. Organically!

Need a new garden bed or want to expand one? Let us do the work for you and you can have the fun. We will remove the sod, edge the bed, amend the soil with organic compost and deliver the mulch. Ready for planting!

Not sure what to plant? We offer consults on the best plants for your property's conditions. We will consider light, soil and location. We can deliver your plants and place them for you in the beds to plant yourself, complete with installation and care instructions.

Stop by our booth at the SE Connecticut Home & Garden Show at Mohegan Sun on Feb 21-23 and we can chat further about your needs. We will have free admission tickets available, contact Robin in our office at (860) 235-0752.

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About Linda Lillie

Linda K. Lillie is the President of Sprigs & Twigs, Inc, the premier landscape design and maintenance, tree care, lawn care, stonework, and carpentry service provider in southeastern Connecticut since 1997. She is a graduate of Connecticut College in Botany, a Connecticut Master Gardener and a national award winning landscape designer for her landscape design and landscape installation work.


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