Weekly Garden Services

in Connecticut

All your Property care and maintenance needs

From trees to garden beds to dusty garages, we're here to help Connecticut property owners!!

Other services we offer

At Ornamentals we offer a wide range of weekly property care services aimed at helping Connecticut residents and businesses have healthy, natural, lawns and gardens. Here are a few other services we offer to make your property shine:​

  • Organic fertilization/Soil amendment

  • Fall and spring clean-up of Garden beds

  • Watering/Weeding/Deadheading

  • Edging/Mulch placement

  • Pest control

  • Tree felling/Weed-Whacking

  • Garden bed turndown services

  • Garage/basement clean outs

  • Caretaking when your out of town

Organic Fertilization Services

Our organic fertilizer gives you a cost-effective way to make environmental choices for your plants and container maintenance routine. 

Our organic fertilizer program can offer a variety of benefits to Connecticut properties and gardens such as:

  • Increases soil health by building organic matter in the soil​

  • Strengthens the natural defense system of plants

  • Safer for your family and pet-friendly

  • Improves growth of roots

  • Lowers drought stress ​

Soil Amendment Services for your Garden Beds

Our soil amendment process involves adding organic material to the soil to improve its physical properties, such as water retention, permeability, water infiltration, drainage, aeration, and structure. The goal is to provide a better environment for roots. For soil amendments to do its work, an amendment must be thoroughly mixed into the soil. If it is merely buried, its effectiveness is reduced, and it will interfere with water, air movement as well as root growth. Some of the benefits of soil amendment include: 

  • Maintains rich, healthy soil

  • Improves access to nutrients

  • Reduces disease symptoms

Garden Bed Turndown Service

Planning for cold weather in Connecticut is important to the survival and vitality of your plants in the spring. At Ornamentals we can help put your garden and landscape beds to sleep and ensure plants and soil are ready to wake back up at the first signs of spring. Some of our winter turndown services include:

  • Clearing of debris

  • Planting bulbs

  • Cutting back perennials

  • Digging up tubers

  • Clearing and removing annual flowers and plants

  • Application of fertilizers and nutrients

  • Mulching around new and exposed plants

  • Adding burlap to protect delicate species from Wind Burn

  • Moving Larger containers inside for over-wintering

 

Handyman Services

Ornamentals LLC also offers a variety of non-horticultural services including:

  • Handyman services

    • Light Carpentry​

    • Garage Clean Outs

    • Junk Removal/ Dump Runs

  • Caretaking

    • Housesitting​

    • Pet sitting

    • Security Monitoring

  • Dog Walking

Pruning Fruit Trees

There are two types of fruit tree pruning depending on whether or not the production of fruit is a priority. Here's a description of each type so you can learn the difference between the two.

Production fruit tree pruning

The height is pruned and contained in order to maximize fruit harvest. The sides of the canopy are pruned to promote strong structure and lateral branching (branches grow out to the sides). A full canopy of foliage is maintained to help prevent sun scalding of the upper branches.

Ornamental fruit tree pruning

While the tree will still produce fruit, the goal of this pruning is to maintain the tree’s structural ornamental beauty. The tree is allowed to grow to its mature size and shape in order to amplify its decorative contribution to the landscape.

Trees we specialize in trimming

Japanese Maples

Weeping Cherry

Apple Trees

Pear Trees

Quince Trees

Cherry Trees

Plum Trees

Camperdown Elms

Weeping Larch

Crabapple Trees

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Tree and Garden Services for Residents & Businesses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts