PORTO CIMA TOWN HOME POA
LANDSCAPING

Landscape maintenance program.

Lawn Care
Includes trash removal, (See note at the end of this page) cutting of all finished turf areas at 3″-3.5″, trimming the grass around trees, landscape borders, etc.  Price includes push mowing all lakeside yards and slope around patio homes. (Bello Point) Also includes edging of all walks, drives, and sidewalks and blowing clippings from drives, walks, and sidewalks.  32 Cuts per year.

Fertilization/Weed Control (all dates approximate)

  • FEB 15th     Will use 19-5-10 Fertilizer with Crabgrass pre-emergent)
  • MARCH 15th     Will use 19-1-6 Fertilizer with Echelon (Crabgrass / Nutsedge pre-emergent)
  • APRIL 15th     Will use Broadleaf Post Emergent
  • MAY 1st     Will use 14-0-3 Fertilizer with Merit insecticde (Fleas, Ticks, Grubs, Chiggers) and Broadleaf Spot Spray (Clover, Dandelions, etc.)
  • JUNE 1st     Will use 15-2-4 Fertilizer with 50% Biosolids (Slow release organic)
  • JUNE 15th     Broadleaf, Nut sedge, Crabgrass Post-Emergent
  • JULY 1st     Insecticide Turf Application  (Control for damage causing and nuisance pests) with Preventative/Curative Fungicide Spray
  • JULY 15th     <Broadleaf, Nut sedge, Crabgrass Post-Emergent
  • AUG 1st     Preventative/Curative Fungicide Spray
  • SEPT 15th     Will use 16-24-12 Starter Fertilizer 20% SCU
  • NOV 15th     Will use 30-0-2 Winter Fertilizer

(Your turf will be monitored for fungus, insect, and weed infestation. If additional applications are necessary you will be notified promptly.)

Core Aeration
(MID SEPTEMBER)
Core Aeration of all turf areas (includes marking of Sprinkler heads and valves)     Overseed (4#1000) 20% Rye, 20% HGT Bluegrass, 60% Fescue

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE
MAY thru OCTOBER – Six applications of Round-up for rock beds.
APRIL – Applications of Snapshot for all planted beds and rock beds.

SPRING CLEANUP (STARTS APPROX. FEBRUARY 19TH)
This includes pruning all shrubs, perennials, general cleanup of all beds.

MULCHING  (STARTS APPROX. FEBRUARY 19th)
This includes mulching of all planter beds using forest brown chips.

MAY PRUNING
This includes pruning of all shrubs, perennials, general cleanup of all beds.

SUMMER BED MAINTENANCE
Before Labor Day – This includes pruning all shrubs, perennials, general cleanup of all beds.

WEEKLY WEEDING OF BEDS  (APRIL 1st thru OCTOBER 15th)
Nelson Land will provide weekly bed weeding for all landscaped and rocked areas to keep beds free from weeds. All fallen tree limbs and branches will also be removed. Any bushes which require more frequent trimming will be pruned at this time.

FALL BED MAINTENANCE  (OCTOBER thru NOVEMBER)
This includes pruning all shrubs, perennials, general cleanup of all beds.

IRRIGATION WINTERIZE AND SUMMERIZE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

LEAF REMOVAL
3 x PER YEAR

NOTES:

  • Yard debris removal referred to above means yard debris, shrub clippings, pruning, etc.  Not household trash!   Grass clippings are not picked up, they are mulched into the lawn.

  • Any damage caused by Nelson Land will be repaired and cost assumed by Nelson Land (Sprinkler Heads, etc.).

  • Nelson Land will furnish a monthly report to include specific dates, neighborhood and specific unit number if applicable for invoiced charges.

  • Payments will be paid through bank payment process and will be withheld if performance is not satisfactory or incomplete.

  • POA Manager will physically verify work is complete, complies with estimate.

  • Nelson Land will conduct an annual tree inventory walk through to identify any problem tree situations. If Golf Course trees are identified as a potential problem, the identified problem tree(s) will be reported in writing to the Golf Course.