Every spring we begin our regime of property clean-ups, weekly maintenance, and sprinkler activation. Below you will find the many services we offer our clients. If you are interested in adding your property to any of our service schedules, simply contact our office and we can help answer any questions you may have!
For those who want their irrigation fully maintained by our company. This includes ‘activation’ in the spring, repairs (as needed) throughout the season, backflow device testing, clock adjustments (as needed) for hot and cold changes in the weather, as well as winterization’ in the fall. By selecting this option you pre-authorize Perennial Nursery Incorporated to dispatch representatives as needed to make repairs or adjustments to your system without prior notice.
This service includes gathering and removing debris from the property. Pine needles, tree limbs, weeds, and other debris are common. The cost for a clean up is dependent on how time consuming the project; for an accurate quote please contact our office. Please note: if your property is in need of a clean up, it must be completed before weekly maintenance can begin.
This service is on-call only and all work must be requested by an authorized agent. We will need at least 24 hour prior notice to guarantee service in a timely manner; service will occur on a first come first serve basis. Please be advised that Perennial Nursery Inc. will not accept responsibility for any damages due to negligence by the owner and/or their agents. Please note all authorized personnel on the ‘service agreement’
De-thatching of your lawn (as needed) throughout the season,
usually 1-2 sessions.
FERTILIZATION & PEST CONTROL
This service will help to maintain the overall vigor of your lawn and plants by means of fertilizing as needed and spraying for pests as needed. Please note: we may use qualified sub-contractors to perform these services. The number of applications may vary each year, but usually range from 1-3 in total.
TREE STAKING & WRAPPING
Fall is the ideal time to begin wrapping and staking your trees and shrubs for the heavy Sierra snow. This service is usually performed by a 3 man crew for ½ or full day increments. Charge is based on time and materials.
The best way to keep your property tidy and beautiful! Our 3-man crew will visit your property weekly to mow, blow, and lightly prune if needed. Other light duties such as raking and staking may be requested at least 48 hours in advance to ensure execution on your scheduled maintenance day. Additional duties may carry an extra fee. We reserve the right to change your maintenance day without prior notice; rainfall or snow may alter or postpone your service. At this time we do not offer bi-weekly maintenance.
There are many amazing native and non-native options available to enhance your property here in Lake Tahoe. We always recommend consulting someone who knows a lot about ‘what grows here’ because of the many micro-climates around the basin which can determine how well something will grow. Call to set up an appointment to meet with one of our very knowledgeable staff who can assist you in your decision.
See our landscape page for more information.
Activation: Re-initializing the irrigation system in the spring (after snow melt) and repairing any damage that may have occurred during the winter.
Backflow Device(s) Inspection: This is in important yearly evaluation (required by many of the local utility companies) to ensure your drinking water does not mix with outside sources. Common systems using backflow devices: radiant heated floors, fire sprinklers, and irrigation systems. Please call the office for rates, as multiple devices may carry a discount.
Winterization: Contingent with freezing temperatures we will begin the process of ‘winterizing’ irrigation systems to help prevent main-line ruptures and other consequent damage.