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Thorntons Inc. Landscape Standards
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3 Thorntons Inc. Signage
4 Landscape Bed Standards 5 Trimming Shrubs 6 Dead Shrubs 7 Lawn Care 8 Weed Control 9 Tree Trimming 10 Mulch
Thorntons Inc. Signage
All signage should be in clear
All trees and shrubs should be maintained to a minimum 5ft clearance from around all price signs.Please email Thorntons if removal or trimming is needed.3Slide4
All plants near walkways and curbs should have a clearance of 18”(1
).New beds should not be trimmed for 1 year to allow plants to get established (2).24
Small shrubs should by lightly pruned to help fill in bed space. Picture (1) is unacceptable.
Shrubs should be cut uniformly to their natural shape(2).1
If shrub shows signs of damage or decay, an email should be submitted to Thorntons for removal or repair (1).
If shrubs are less than 30% dead, the dead area can be removed while trimming shrubs(2).
Turf should be trash
free prior to mowing
All turf should be mowed no taller than 4” and no
than 3” (2
All curbs and walks should be edged ever other week (3
Edge at a 90 degree angle to avoid burning the turf.
Any weed growth over 2 weeks old is unacceptable .
All landscape beds should have less than 10% weeds (1).
All shrubs should be weed free. All cracks and curbs in parking lot should be weed free (2).8
All tree suckers longer than 4” should be removed (1
Trees should be maintained at 5’ clearance from roof line (2). Trimming will be executed if needed. Mature tree canopies should be at least 7 feet off the ground (2). If trees need to be trimmed, or suckers ned to be removed, an email should be submitted to Thorntons.
With approval, the following steps should be taken for mulch.
Prior to mulching, pre emergent should be applied.
All beds should be edged. Mulch should be 2-4 inches deep (1).Pine bark nuggets is the preferred mulch (2). 12