Groundskeeper Landscape Maintenance

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The Groundskeeper’s Role in Landscape Maintenance In any landscaping design, whether commercial, public or residential, you need to preserve the state and condition of your land. Landscape maintenance involves keeping a clean, healthy, safe, and beautiful environment in your home, garden, park or building. Groundskeeper Landscape Maintenance A groundskeeper is the person responsible for sustaining the look of your landscape. This includes taking care of your lawn, removing snow in your yard, pruning your shrubs, cleaning your pool or fountain, growing your greenery, and other types of tasks needed to improve the look of your garden and yard. Part of their job is to protect your environment from animals such as insects, birds, pets, and other…show more content…
Some of the tools a groundskeeper must master include rakes, shovels, shears, clippers, saws, mowers, tractors, snow blowers, and other tools and equipment. • Maintain the vegetation. This includes planting seeds, watering the lawn, plants, flowers, and trees using different portable tools such as sprinklers or hoses. Maintenance also includes cutting, trimming, pruning the trees, bushes, shrubs using shears, clippers or cutters. • Protect the greenery. A groundskeeper should know how to properly inject certain chemicals such as fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides through a spraying system. This will help protect the land from environmental and weather contaminants. • Irrigate. There are several irrigation techniques to regulate the consumption of water in the plants, lawn, and trees. This also includes maintaining the irrigation system and make sure the equipment works properly. • Upkeep of grounds. Part of maintaining the grounds is to keep your sidewalks, driveways, parking spaces, fountains, pool, and other structures clean and safe. Make sure there are no harmful elements that can possibly cause an accident or become detrimental to your health. During winter season, this involves shoveling snow in your driveway, parking lot, and
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