A New Growth is Arriving
Are you noticing a sudden and abundant new plant growth on your commercial property? If so, you are experiencing what we landscapers like to call “Spring Flush.” As soil temperatures rise in the springtime, plants begin to come out of their winter hibernation and grow with a vengeance! Challenging? Yes. Rare? Not at all.
You might notice this new growth sprouting in the form of shrubs, trees, turf, or weeds. Spring flush will hit at any time, and there is nothing we can do to speed it up or slow it down. However, HighGrove knows how to effectively manage your spring flush so you can enjoy your summer.
Here are some key things you should know:
- Spring Flush is soil temperature-dependent, which makes it tricky to know its exact arrival.
- Hormones and nutrients are stored throughout the plant during winter and shake awake in the plant’s system as the soil warms up.
- During the end of March and early April, you will observe each type of plant on your property growing rapidly. This overflow of growth can cause pruning to become a challenge.
Let HighGrove Manage Your Flush
Want to talk more about working together as spring flush arrives? Get in touch with the Atlanta commercial landscape maintenance professionals at HighGrove Partners. Give us a call at 678-298-0550, or use the contact form to the right.
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Last modified: April 20, 2021