Specifications include, but are not limited to:
Lawns shall be mowed at the appropriate height to keep a neat appearance
and to the satisfaction of the owner. Contractor will maintain an acceptable
turf height at all times. Considering the topography, the Contractor is
required to use the proper mowing equipment to provide a high quality cut
and minimize the occurrence of unnecessary scalping due to uneven terrain.
Excessive clippings are to be collected and removed from the job site at the
end of each visit and to the satisfaction of the owner.
Clippings are not to be left overnight for removal the following day. The use
of bagging attachments is recommended but not required.
Edging and trimming along curbs, walks, bed edges and tree wells shall be
done to keep a neat appearance. All hard edges shall be mechanically edged
during the growing season. Mow strips shall be treated with a non-selective
herbicide as needed.
Turf along curbs and sidewalks that cannot be addressed with routine edging
operations due to broken curbs or uneven borders are to be treated
chemically and/or physically removed with a spade.
Edging that cannot be addressed during regular visits, due to vehicle
obstructions, must be scheduled when vehicle obstructions are not present.
TURF FERTILIZATION & WEED CONTROL:
Well-balanced fertilizer shall be used to maintain a healthy green color and
shall be applied based upon Contractor’s knowledge and needs of the area.
All lawn areas shall be treated with crabgrass prevention and broadleaf weed
control products as necessary