The term “Santa Barbara Landscape Maintenance” can lead one to believe it includes a number of different services, but is a fairly vague term. Here at Hanson Landscape, our landscaping maintenance services include mowing, pruning, tree removal, edging, cultivation, fertilization, and broadleaf application. For general landscaping maintenance, lawn care, gardening, and up keep, the average homeowner will spend $100 – $200/month. Cost will also depend on the size of your yard, your location, and the amount of work you need to have done on a regular basis.
A grounds maintenance worker is someone who provides a pleasant outdoor environment by ensuring that the grounds of houses, businesses, and parks are attractive, orderly, and healthy. Many grounds maintenance jobs are seasonal, available mainly in the spring, summer, and fall. Some workers specialize in trimming trees. They cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to clear utility lines, roads, and sidewalks. Although many workers strive to improve the appearance and health of trees and plants, some specialize in diagnosing and treating plant diseases. Others specialize in pruning, trimming, and shaping ornamental trees and shrubs. Tree trimmers and pruners use chainsaws, chippers, and stump grinders while on the job. When trimming near power lines, they usually work on truck-mounted lifts and use power pruners.