Grounds - Summer Services

Mowing

summer - students walking near green grass

  • Weekly throughout the growing season (May- October).
  • Cutting height: 2.5 inches.
  • Cross mowing (back and forth pattern) where feasible.
  • Excess grass on lawn and sidewalks will be hauled off or blown off sidewalks.
  • Mow around buildings, trees, light poles, shrubs, and any other objects.
  • Show care when mowing around these objects to prevent any damage.

Weed Whip

  • Around buildings, trees, poles, edges of sidewalks, etc.
  • On an as-needed basis.

Edging

  • Sidewalks will be edged in June and August.
  •  Excess debris will be picked up and hauled away and sidewalks blown off.

Weeding

  • We will weed all flower beds daily.
  • We will spray for weeds as needed to prevent any violations or fines with the City of Alamosa weed ordinances.
  • Cut weeds on all of ASU property.

Irrigation System

  • Make sure all sprinklers, valves, heads are functioning properly and are not leaking.
  • Maintenance adjust heads, cleaning of nozzles, and check for leaks.

Watering

  • As needed to keep turf healthy and green
  • Water will be shut off two days prior for events outside.
  • Replace and adjust sprinkler heads as needed throughout the growing season.

Fertilization and Weed Control

  • A third application will be applied if needed in July.
  • Spray a post emergent as needed for weeds.