Landscape Maintenance

Maintaining your landscape and garden is a time-consuming process and can often feel like a full-time job. But here at Borst Landscape & Design, we’re happy to handle it all for you. As one of the premier landscape design companies in NJ, we offer a wide selection of landscape maintenance services to get you through every season with a beautiful and pristine outdoor space.

Residential Lawn Maintenance: Yearly Contracts

Weekly Services

May - September

Our weekly services keep your home looking manicured and beautiful from spring to fall. Weekly services include:

  • Mowing
  • Weeding
  • Edging
  • Blowing-off of hard surfaces

Optimum Organic Fertilizer

March - December

The Optimum Organic Fertilizer Program was created with the health of your lawn AND your family in mind. The program includes:

  • Applications of fertilizer
  • Natural aeration & thatch control
  • Root stimulants & developers
  • Secondary micro-nutrients
  • Soil test every three years (extra charge every three years)

Basic Fertilizer Program

March - December

The Borst Basic Fertilizer Program keeps out unwanted pests and ensures the consistent health of your lawn. The program includes:

  • Applications of fertilizer
  • Pre-emergent crabgrass control
  • Broadleaf & creeping weed control
  • Grub control and chinch bug control, as needed

Time & Material Services

Services included in your yearly maintenance contract

Spring Clean Up

March - April

After a harsh and cold winter, it’s crucial to take steps early in the spring season to prepare your landscape for new growth and warmer temperatures.

Pre-Emergent in Beds

March - April

Applying pre-emergent in your gardens will help keep out unwanted weeds and improve the life and health of your flowers and plants.

Summer Pruning

July - September

Our enhancement crews provide regular pruning of ornamental trees, shrubs, and hedges to keep your landscape well-manicured at all times.

Fall Clean Up

October - December

Our service crews ensure your landscape is ready for winter with a final lawn cutting and yard clean up.

Optional Services

Tree & Shrub Care

  • Horticultural Oil
  • Foliar Sprays
  • Anti-Desiccant
  • Guardian Integrated Pest Management Program
  • Deep Root Feeding Shrubs & Tree
  • Organic Foliar Sprays
  • Injection (trees)


  • Hardwood
  • Cedar
  • Hemlock

(2″ base mandatory in beds)

Lawn Renovation

  • Mechanical Aeration
  • Top-Dressing / Over-Seeding
  • Slit Seeding
  • Hydro-Seeding
  • Aerating & Seeding

Garden Maintenance

  • Weekly or Bi-Weekly Services
  • Garden Renovations / Plantings
  • Design
  • Container / Window Box
  • Seasonal Annuals Display
  • Holiday Décor
  • Pruning
  • Fertilization
  • Animal Repellents

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