Winter Maintenance

Clear snow, weather proof

Winter landscaping and outdoor cleanup services are crucial for protecting your garden during the cold months. These services include snow removal, protective mulching, pruning, and clearing debris1. They help prevent damage from snow and ice, while preparing your landscape for spring. Professional landscapers can also offer winter lawn preparation, such as aerating the soil and draining irrigation systems to avoid freezing. By maintaining your outdoor space in winter, you ensure a healthy, beautiful garden ready to burst into life when the weather warms.


Winter Maintenance Tasks


Protecting trunks with wraps to prevent damage from pests, rodents, and harsh weather conditions.


Applying the right type and amount of fertilizer at the right times throughout the growing season provides essential nutrients that help the grass thrive.

Site Assessment

Evaluating the areas to be mulched and understanding specific landscaping needs.

Winterizing Irrigation

Draining pipes and shutting down the system to prevent freezing damage in colder climates.

Weed Control

Regular weeding, either manually or with the use of herbicides, helps prevent weeds from competing with the grass for nutrients and water.


Pruning service meticulously removes dead or diseased branches, promoting plant health and vigor, while shaping for aesthetic appeal.

Snow & Ice

Snow and ice removal service swiftly clears driveways, walkways, and roofs, ensuring safety and accessibility during winter weather.

Gutter Cleaning

Gutter cleaning service removes leaves, debris, ensuring unobstructed water flow and protecting homes from potential water damage.

Why Choose Us?


Expertise and Experience

Our team comprises seasoned professionals with years of expertise in landscape architecture, horticulture, and environmental design. This deep knowledge ensures that every garden is not only visually stunning but also sustainable and tailored to the specific terrain and conditions of your area.

Customized Design Solutions

We prioritize understanding each client's unique vision and requirements. Our approach involves creating personalized designs that perfectly match your lifestyle, preferences, and the natural characteristics of your property, ensuring a one-of-a-kind garden that feels like a personal retreat.

Sustainability Practices

We are committed to eco-friendly practices, from choosing native plants that thrive with minimal water to implementing organic gardening techniques. Our sustainable practices help reduce water usage, lower maintenance needs, and promote biodiversity.

Comprehensive Services

We handle every aspect of the garden design and build process, providing a seamless experience from the initial consultation through to the final installation. Our full-service approach means we are with you every step of the way, ensuring a stress-free project with exceptional results.

Seasonal Outdoor Services

Maintenance Services

Our seasonal outdoor landscaping services ensure your garden’s year-round splendor. From spring’s vibrant growth to winter’s protective care, we meticulously tailor our approach to each season’s unique demands.


Our spring outdoor services blend meticulous care with essential maintenance. Our Spring Clean-Up removes last season’s remnants, Pruning shapes for growth, Mulching retains moisture, and Irrigation ensures hydration. Pruning shapes your trees & shrubs for optimal growth and health. Lawn Care is meticulously managed to ensure a lush, vibrant green carpet, and our Planting Services introduce new life to your landscape with carefully selected flora. We also provide Fertilization to nourish your garden and Pest Control to protect it. We nurture your lawn and landscape into springtime splendor with dedicated attention to detail.


As the summer sun climbs high, our Outdoor Services are dedicated to ensuring your landscape is a verdant sanctuary. Our Mowing services keep your lawn pristine, Weed Control ensures uninterrupted beauty, Pest and Disease Monitoring provides vigilant protection, Fertilization fosters strong plant health, Soil Health management enriches the earth, and Proper Watering maintains optimal moisture levels. Plus, our team’s expertise in Soil Health and Proper Watering guarantees that your garden will not only survive but thrive under the summer sky.


Our fall outdoor services combine thorough preparation with vital preservation. Our leaf Clean-Up clears away summer’s legacy and falls mess, Aeration enhances root growth, Fertilization boosts nutrient uptake, and Leaf Management maintains cleanliness. Aeration prepares your lawn for robust winter survival. Lawn Care is carefully curated to ensure a resilient, healthy turf, and our Planting Services enrich your landscape with strategically chosen greenery. We also offer Pruning to maintain plant structure and Winter preparation or wrapping for sensitive plants. We cultivate your lawn and landscape into autumnal elegance with an unwavering commitment to excellence.


Our winter outdoor services merge vigilant care with strategic foresight. Our Winter Monitoring keeps a watchful eye on your garden’s slumber, Pruning ensures dormant trees and shrubs are poised for rejuvenation, and other Maintenance upholds our work’s precision. Pruning readies your greenery for a vibrant awakening. Landscape Planning is thoughtfully designed to promise a flourishing oasis, and our Protective Measures fortify your landscape against the frosty elements. We also provide Adjustments to Protective Coverings to safeguard plant integrity and Preventative Strategies for weather-induced damage. We refine your lawn and landscape into wintry grace with a steadfast dedication to distinction.

Soft Scaping

Growing stunning greenscapes for over 30 years

We understand what it takes to grow a beautiful New England landscape. Whether your dream outdoor space is traditional, contemporary, minimalist, Zen, low maintenance, or even xeriscaping. We can design and build it for you. You see, we understand the unique environment challenges inherent to this region — that means more than just climate. It’s soil properties, plant tolerances, even local building codes. Around here, landscape design is as much a science as it is artistry.


Schedule & Process


In spring, we engage in cleaning, pruning, planting, and lawn care to rejuvenate the garden after winter, ensuring it is prepared for a season of robust growth and blooming.

  • Clean up: Remove debris & dead plants.
  • Lawn Care: Mowing, weed control & fertilize.
  • Pruning: Prune remove dead branches, shape hedges.
  • Planting: Plant trees, shrubs, & perennials, flower beds.
  • Mulching: Mulch to suppress weeds & retain soil moisture.
  • Irrigation System: Check & repair irrigation system.


During summer, we focus on mowing, watering, vigilant weed control, & monitoring for pests & diseases to maintain the health & vibrancy of the garden in the peak growing season.

  • Mowing: Regular mowing, adjusting blade height.
  • Weed Control: Remove weeds herbicides if necessary.
  • Pest and Disease Monitoring: Keep an eye on plant health.
  • Fertilization: Apply fertilizer to support vigorous plant growth.


In fall, we prioritize aerating the lawn, planting new trees and shrubs, pruning after bloom, and preparing plants for winter to ensure they are strong and well-protected against the coming cold.

  • Lawn Care: Aerate, apply fall fertilizer, prepare for winter.
  • Pruning & Trimming: Prune shrubs, trees & cut back perennials.
  • Planting: Fall is a good time to plant new trees and shrubs.
  • Leaf Clean Up: Remove fallen leaves, prevent fungus & slugs.
  • Winter Preparation: Protect sensitive plants and wrap trees.


In winter, we concentrate on monitoring plant health, pruning dormant trees and shrubs, and maintaining tools, while also planning for the next year's landscaping enhancements.

  • Monitoring & Planning: Plan any changes for the next year. Check winter-hardy plants.
  • Pruning: Late winter is a good time to prune dormant trees and shrubs.
  • Protection: Adjust protective coverings as needed to prevent damage from snow or ice.

What our customers have to say!



I’ve used Greenleaf Landscaping for my residential landscaping needs since I moved to Wayland in 2010. I’ve always found him to be dependable, forthright, and responsive, which I highly value. Over our years working together, he and his team have consistently produced high quality work and kept our landscape looking nice.

Milind Desai


Roger and Chris have been great. They've done a mix of landscaping and general contracting work around my house to include painting, plumbing, and other repairs. They have been very responsive to questions and requests for work and all done at a reasonable price. I would recommend them to anyone.

Michael Groaning


There’s a saying that behind every successful man is a woman. Well behind every beautiful lawn and landscape is GREENLEAF LANDSCAPING. Their attention to detail to make your outdoor home environment is first and foremost. Customer service is their #1 priority. Their knowledge of flowers, trees, plants and lawns is exceptional. Without hesitation, we would recommend GREENLEAF LANDSCAPING.

Carol Rossi

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