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Best Practices of Snow Removal and Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Balco provides dedicated responsive employees, powerful truck-mounted plows, professional snowblowers, and hand shoveling with ice melt we will quickly rid your lots and driveways of snow all season long. You company will save the cost of buying and maintaining expensive equipment and eliminate the hard work and potential of health risks. Our services include:

Snow removal if required

Snowplow

Hand Shoveling

Ice Melt application to walkways

Sand and salt to drive and thru ways

The difference between hard pruning versus using hedge shears is significant when not shearing the correct plants. The more you improperly prune your plants, the more often you will need to be outside pruning them. Keeping the significant pruning to hard pruning in the winter will make a difference in how time consuming your plants are throughout the rest of the year.

Clearing low-hanging branches and overgrown plant material will open up lines of sight into your property, decrease potential hazards and eliminate safety concerns of individuals hiding in your plants.

With the weight of a commercial mower and mowing in the same direction each week, your turf is prone to having a matted look, unhealthy and unsightly grass. You can help fix that by alternating your mowing pattern each visit encouraging standing turf.

Fertilizer can be a great resource for your turf and plants, but too much of it can harm your landscape. Commonly referred to as fertilizer burn, having too much can cause yellow, brown or dead sections. Additionally, the more you apply fertilizer, the more dependent your turf & plants become on that particular fertilizer to look and stay healthy. Leaving your grass clippings is a great way to naturally fertilize your lawn. Organic fertilizers are also a great way to have a more balanced and sustainable landscape.

Annuals are a great way to add seasonal color to your landscape, whether they are around entrances, signage, walkways or plant beds giving a fresh and updated look to a potentially older property.
Cleaning up the landscape debris after you are done maintaining your property, instead of blowing it into the street or a native area will help you to be more responsible as a community association manager or owner and it will make your property and the surrounding areas more appealing and help to reduce pollution problems.

Having a mulch bed around your trees helps protect the trees’ trunks from mechanical damage caused by mowers and trimmers and improves the overall appearance of the property. Mulching your beds throughout the property can help nourish your plants, increase curb appeal & reduce weed infestation.

The difference between hard pruning versus using hedge shears is significant when not shearing the correct plants. The more you improperly prune your plants, the more often you will need to be outside pruning them. Keeping the significant pruning to hard pruning in the winter will make a difference in how time consuming your plants are throughout the rest of the year.

Clearing low-hanging branches and overgrown plant material will open up lines of sight into your property, decrease potential hazards and eliminate safety concerns of individuals hiding in your plants.

With the weight of a commercial mower and mowing in the same direction each week, your turf is prone to having a matted look, unhealthy and unsightly grass. You can help fix that by alternating your mowing pattern each visit encouraging standing turf.

Fertilizer can be a great resource for your turf and plants, but too much of it can harm your landscape. Commonly referred to as fertilizer burn, having too much can cause yellow, brown or dead sections. Additionally, the more you apply fertilizer, the more dependent your turf & plants become on that particular fertilizer to look and stay healthy. Leaving your grass clippings is a great way to naturally fertilize your lawn. Organic fertilizers are also a great way to have a more balanced and sustainable landscape.

Annuals are a great way to add seasonal color to your landscape, whether they are around entrances, signage, walkways or plant beds giving a fresh and updated look to a potentially older property.
Cleaning up the landscape debris after you are done maintaining your property, instead of blowing it into the street or a native area will help you to be more responsible as a community association manager or owner and it will make your property and the surrounding areas more appealing and help to reduce pollution problems.

Having a mulch bed around your trees helps protect the trees’ trunks from mechanical damage caused by mowers and trimmers and improves the overall appearance of the property. Mulching your beds throughout the property can help nourish your plants, increase curb appeal & reduce weed infestation.

One mistake seen frequently is people using the wrong equipment for the task at hand. Whether it is hand pruners, string trimmers or mowers, be sure that you or your service provider is giving you the proper and best resources for maintaining your landscape.

Superior Paver Job

Balco Landscape completes stunning paver job in Superior CO using Techno-Bloc Eva pavers 2/3 Mojave Beige and 1/3 Sandalwood. https://www.techo-bloc.com/shop/pavers/eva/. Call Balco today to get a quote on paver installation. 303-343-9717 For a limited time Balco has 2 pallets of Mojave Beige pavers on sale for 50% of the retail price.

Xeriscaping 101

Xeriscaping is a long-term affordable approach to designing a landscaped or garden environment using the least amount of water possible.  This landscaping method is not only beautiful but environmentally sustainable and responsible.  Xeriscaping reduces water and fuel consumption as well as fertilizers and pesticides used in maintenance. The water department of Denver Colorado came upContinue reading “Xeriscaping 101”

Balco Trusted Since 1978

Balco has been successfully providing landscaping services to the greater Denver area since 1978. And we look forward to building and expanding our relationship with you and your company in 2020 and beyond.  Weather you have commercial facilities to be maintained or projects to quote, Balco is here for you. All maintenance contracts can be modified to suit your desired timeline,Continue reading “Balco Trusted Since 1978”


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