Initial Cleanup Made Simple

What our customers are saying about us

Pamela Wolowitz
Pamela Wolowitz
October 9, 2020.
Always on time, and very responsive about any schedule changes on either their end or mine. Lawn always looks good, and I appreciate them taking care of it for me.
Matt Spruill
Matt Spruill
September 29, 2020.
Very timely and efficient. They do a nice job and are reasonably priced. Eden's landscaping services are the best in Toronto. I would definitely work with them again.
Antionette Rabago
Antionette Rabago
August 12, 2020.
I would just like to say a GREAT WORK Eden for the work they did in creating my patio this fall. They were very helpful and knowledgeable in helping me design it and did a BEAUTIFUL job of executing it. I have wanted a patio for years, and I am so happy with the results. It's gorgeous!!!
Matthew Alvarez
Matthew Alvarez
August 7, 2020.
The project was on schedule as promised. The work was very professional and the interface with the owner was pleasant and responsive. To date the project has met my expectations. Eden landscaping service are professional, considerate, polite, and definitely have a considerably superior work ethic.
John Caster
John Caster
July 31, 2020.
It was amazing watching them maneuver that skid steer. Eden was prompt, friendly, hardworking, and professional young men. Extremely pleased with the job and Highly recommend!
Gima Weild
Gima Weild
July 23, 2020.
Found an excellent garden keeper in Eden. Even when one of the contractor was not able to mow the lawn, they provided an alternative very promptly. I am very happy with the service I have in my rental property
Gwen Adon
Gwen Adon
July 16, 2020.
What a transformation, from crabgrass and weeds to a beautiful lawn. They are dependable and provide excellent service.
Shane Wringler
Shane Wringler
July 9, 2020.
Amazing job! No excuses, just thorough professionalism is what you can expect from Eden app. Finally found landscaping and lawn care providers I can count on!
Casy Weild
Casy Weild
July 3, 2020.
This team came right out and did one of the most impressive jobs Ive ever seen. Not only does my Lawn look good they went out if there way to pick up the palms in my lawn as well as bring my trash cans up. Thank you Eden and team!
Paul Kornatz
Paul Kornatz
June 27, 2020.
I work in landscaping, have owned and operated since 2011. From maintenance to Construction I have overseen many projects to fruition. But I don't always have time to meet requirements, I don't always have the available personnel. A contractor friend of mine introduced me to Eden and ever since then, I don't have issues filling short-term requirements that I can't meet and all of my customers are much more satisfied since they are able to get their work done without having to adhere to my busy schedule. I used to lose jobs and customers because of time restraints but with Eden, I am able to maintain my relationships by having an extra option to meet time requirements. Whether you are a homeowner or a contractor, this is a great way to get the job done both sooner and better. Highly recommend, especially for homeowners looking for efficiency and quality.

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Eden’s yard work services stayed within budget. They have created an amazing lawn edging and gave beautiful appearance to my yard. Extremely pleased with their job.

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Different types of processes involved in Initial Clean-up

Tree pruning and wrap removal

Usually done in late winter or very early spring, this process involves cutting and removing any broken or disfigured branches (likely caused by snow and ice) from trees and shrubs. If you had wrapped the lower parts of your trees and shrubs to prevent pest attack during winter, now is the time to remove those wraps.

Leaves and debris clean-up

 Even if fall clean-up was done, there are some trees and shrubs that shed their leaves over the winter period. These leaves have to be cleared out and removed along with any other debris on the lawn. It is not unusual to find loose debris like pines needles, sticks, pine cones scattered across the yard. They should be removed too. If you there are perennial plants in the garden bed, it is best to cut off the spent stems also.

Plow damage repair

As the snow thaws out, it may not be surprising to see some damage caused by actions of snowploughs on your lawn. Spring is the best time to repair such damage. A good landscaping company can be called in for proper plough damage repair during spring clean-up.


All weeds that survive winter should be removed entirely as the season change will help their roots become more vigorous, making them harder to eradicate later. Further spring weeding can involve the application of pre-emergent herbicides before the weeds germinate, or selective post-emergent herbicides if weeds are already visible. There are some organic weed control methods you can apply too.

Checking for snow mold and dethatching

Snow mold is an unfavorable lawn condition that sometimes develops when huge layers of snow sit on the lawn for too long, leading to the turf getting infected with snow. Snow mold is usually visible when the snow melts off and can be handled by raking the areas affected lightly to get rid of the infected grasses and allow for proper airflow. Thatch, on the other hand, refers to matted dried grasses that can harbor snow mold. Thatch can be removed by raking the affected areas too. However, it is best to wait until the lawn is a bit dry before trying to rake the infected grasses and any accumulated thatch away. Do not scrape when it is still too moist as this can pull out grass seed. Rule of thumb: If footprints remain after walking, then it’s still too moist.

Fertilizing and Re-seeding

If there are empty patches in your lawn and garden as a result of winter’s damages, then spring is the best time to re-establish grasses on those patches. To re-seed empty patches, follow these steps:

i. Rake affected area to loosen the soil

ii. Apply compost or fertilizer in small quantities

iii. Sprinkle grass seed on the spot

Water and Mulch

Although the best time to fertilize is in fall, some early fertilization can be done in late spring too.

Loosen Compacted soil

During winter, the soil in garden beds can get compacted and remain so after winter passes. The soil in your garden bed should be loosened using simple hand tools for small beds and by tillage – for larger areas. For compacted soils in lawns, the land can be loosened by aeration. However, aeration is best done in autumn as spring aeration may only help to provide a conducive soil state for the growth of weeds.


Why is Initial Clean-up Important?

Spring clean-up in landscaping is essential as it provides your lawn or garden with the adequate care needed to stay healthy, lush and green throughout the fall and summer months ahead. It will help your yard regain its aesthetic appeal too. Winter causes lots of surprise damages to your lawn that are both visible and sometimes, unseen by the eye until comprehensive clean-up is done. As soon as the snow melts, it is best to assess your yard, clear out the unwanted debris and carry out the initial clean-up of the year.

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