The Four Seasons of Mariani Property Care

Through every season, this is what we can do for you.​

Whether your property is new or quite mature, it is imperative that a highly skilled design eye takes responsibility for overseeing its cultivation and maintenance. As your landscape matures, the original design intent can become muddled or lost.

Step up to the most successful full-service Landscape and Property Care company in the Chicago area. Your lawns and gardens will flourish under the meticulous care of our designers and horticulturists all four seasons of the year. 

 Give us a call, to set up a no-cost, no obligation meeting to walk your property with a Mariani Expert.

A garden with colorful flowers and a table.
Four Seasons - Spring

Our Property Care starts with us walking your property with you well before leaf-out!

  • Client Representative and Designer walk the property and create short- and long-term plans for presentation
  • Examine hardscape, including driveways, walkways, patios, pools, masonry walls, and decks for winter damage
  • Prune and remediate damaged branches; clean up turf, edging, and mulch beds
  • Determine level of organic care; apply pre-emergent and fertilizer to lawn
  • Evaluate/set irrigation system clock; install robotic lawn mowers, as applicable
  • Design/prep perennials, annuals, roses, vegetable gardens, and containers
  • Resume disease and pest control, fertilizer, and weed
  • Finish evergreen dormant pruning as needed
Four Seasons - Summer
  • Begin landscape projects designed in the spring
  • Rotate seasonal color in pots and beds; attend to weekly bed detailing, including weeding, pruning, and plant health
  • Deadhead and stake perennials Prevent noxious weeds, disease, and insect infestation; apply weed control treatments to hardscape areas
  • Perform weekly rose care visits
  • Adjust irrigation system for seasonal growth and optimum hydration
  • Examine all segments of the property for overgrowth and refurbishment
  • Continue weekly mowing, turf care, and wildlife protection
  • Adjust and service robotic lawn mowers
Autumn tasks logo on a white background.
  • Plant fall annuals in containers
  • Cut back and prune plants, grasses, and perennials
  • Begin comprehensive fall cleanup and leaf removal
  • Mulch beds and remove debris; divide and crop back perennials
  • Prepare lawn for the following spring; aerate, fertilize, and balance pH
  • Protect broadleaf evergreens from deer with mesh and burlap
  • Store or wrap outdoor kitchen, patio, and pool furniture
  • Inspect trees for bracing, wiring, or limb removal
  • Continue wildlife protection program
  • Remove, refurbish, and store robotic lawn mowers
Four Seasons - Winter
  • Photograph and stake driveway in advance of plowing
  • Design, install, and then store outdoor holiday decor and lighting
  • Prune woody ornamentals, specimen and fruit trees for structure and health
  • Keep property clear of debris, limbs, branches, and leaves
  • Manage comprehensive snow and ice program
  • Deliver and stack on-call firewood
  • Repair and refinish furniture in storage
  • Team prepares and plans for next season

After a thorough review of your property, we will design a custom
Landscape Management Program for you – incorporating your vision.

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Turf Care

Seasonal Color

Rose Care

Natural Areas

Holiday Lighting


Furniture Storage and Refinishing

Dormant Pruning

Winter Mulching

Snow and Ice Removal

Automower Program

Wedding and Events

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