Garden Maintenance

Garden Maintenance 

As a homeowner, maintaining your garden can feel like a full-time job. But with the busy schedules we all lead today, finding time for garden upkeep can be a challenge. That’s where FIXIT UAE’s professional garden maintenance services can help. With years of experience caring for gardens across the UAE, our experts take the hassle out of garden maintenance. Let us handle the heavy lifting – from mowing and edging to pruning and fertilizing. Our customized services ensure your garden thrives with minimal effort on your part. Trust FIXIT UAE to keep your garden looking its best while you focus on what’s most important.

Garden Maintenance

The Importance of Regular Garden Maintenance

As an avid gardener, you understand the effort and care required to cultivate a beautiful outdoor space. Neglecting your garden for even a short period can have devastating consequences, including pest infestations, disease outbreaks, and uncontrolled weed growth. To avoid these issues and keep your garden looking its best, develop and stick to a regular maintenance schedule.

Weed Control

Weeds vie with your plants for essential resources such as water, nutrients, and sunlight. Regularly eliminate weeds either by manual extraction or employing an eco-friendly weed control solution. Conduct a weekly inspection of your garden to detect any emerging weed growth. Consistent weeding efforts are crucial for eradicating mature weeds before they propagate and disperse seeds.


Pruning involves selectively removing plant parts to improve the health, appearance, and productivity of your plants. Prune shrubs and trees to increase air circulation, remove dead or damaged foliage, and shape plants. Pruning also stimulates new growth and can increase flowering and fruit production. Make pruning a part of your weekly garden routine.


Provide your garden plants with nutrients by fertilizing them regularly during the growing season. Follow the directions on the product packaging to determine how often you need to fertilize. Fertilizer helps plants develop strong root systems, produce lush foliage, and yield more flowers or fruit.

Pest and Disease Control

Inspect plants frequently for signs of common garden pests or diseases and take immediate action. You may need to apply pesticides or fungicides, increase air circulation, or remove infected plant parts. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so maintaining plant health and vigor through proper care and maintenance is the best defense against pests and diseases.

Following a consistent schedule of weeding, pruning, fertilizing, and monitoring for problems will keep your garden looking its best all season long. While it requires an investment of time, the rewards of a lush, productive garden make the effort worthwhile.

Our Comprehensive Garden Maintenance Services

Regular Lawn Mowing and Edging

We provide weekly, fortnightly, or monthly lawn mowing services to suit your needs. Our gardeners will mow your lawn to your specified height using professional mowers and lawn edgers. We collect and dispose of all grass clippings to ensure your lawn looks neat. Regular mowing and edging will keep your lawn healthy and encourage new growth.

Weeding and Mulching

Unwanted weeds can overtake your garden if left unattended. Our gardeners will manually remove weeds from your lawn, garden beds, and pathways. We then apply an organic mulch such as wood chips or pebbles to help suppress future weed growth and improve moisture retention in the soil. Mulching also gives your garden a neat, polished appearance.

Garden Maintenance

Pruning and Hedging

We offer pruning and hedging services to maintain the shape and size of shrubs, trees, and hedges in your garden. Our gardeners are trained in proper pruning techniques to encourage healthy new growth without damaging the plant. Regular pruning also improves air circulation and sunlight exposure in your garden. We can prune plants to your specified shape and size.


We fertilize lawns, shrubs, trees, and garden beds to provide essential nutrients for growth. The specific type of fertilizer and application frequency depends on factors such as plant type, season, and soil conditions. Our gardeners are experienced in selecting the right fertilizers and amounts to use to keep your plants and lawn looking lush without causing fertilizer burn.

Pest and Disease Control

Our gardeners regularly inspect your lawn and plants for common pests and diseases. We can treat infected plants and lawn areas with organic sprays or recommend other treatment options to eliminate the infestation in an environmentally friendly manner. Early detection and treatment of garden pests and diseases is key to protecting your plants.

FAQs: Answering Common Garden Maintenance Questions

How often should I mow my lawn?

The frequency of mowing depends on the type of grass in your lawn and the season. Most lawns require mowing once a week during peak growing seasons in the spring and summer. As growth slows in the fall, you can extend the time between mowings to 10-14 days. It is best to remove only 1/3 of the grass blade at a time. Mowing more than that can stress the lawn.

When should I fertilize my lawn and garden?

Lawns and gardens should be fertilized during active growth periods, especially in the spring and summer. A good rule of thumb is to fertilize lawns in early spring, late spring, and midsummer. Fertilize gardens once a month while plants are flowering and producing fruit. Always follow the directions on the product packaging for how much and how often to fertilize. Too much fertilizer can burn plants.

How can I get rid of weeds in my lawn and garden?

The best way to control weeds is through Integrated Pest Management (IPM) which combines chemical and non-chemical methods. Non-chemical options include hand-pulling weeds, hoeing, and maintaining healthy lawns and garden plants that naturally crowd out weeds. If using chemicals, apply selective herbicides that target specific weeds. Broad-spectrum herbicides should only be used for severe infestations. Re-seed or overseed lawns to thicken them and leave less room for weeds. Mulching garden beds also suppress weeds.

Garden Maintenance

When should I prune my shrubs and trees?

Most shrubs and trees should be pruned while dormant in late winter or early spring before new growth starts. This includes plants that flower in the spring or summer. Evergreens like hollies can be pruned in late winter. Plants that bloom in summer or fall, such as roses, butterfly bushes, and crape myrtle, should be pruned immediately after flowering. Branches that are dead or damaged are eligible for removal at any point in time. Always use sharp, clean pruning shears and cut branches at their point of origin or back to a lateral bud.


As we have discussed, maintaining your garden can seem like a daunting task. However, with the proper planning and care, it can become an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Regular maintenance keeps your garden looking its best and prevents bigger problems from developing. By following a routine schedule focused on key tasks like weeding, watering, pruning, and fertilizing, you will help your garden thrive with minimal effort. Additionally, don’t forget to take time to sit back and appreciate the fruits of your labor. A well-tended garden is a relaxing oasis that brings joy and beauty to your outdoor space. With the right commitment and knowledge, you can keep your garden in top shape all year long. Contact FIXIT UAE today to learn more about our garden maintenance services and let us handle the work so you can simply relax and enjoy your garden.

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