Landscaping Maintenance Checklist

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Published March 26th, 2020

What is a Landscaping Maintenance Checklist?

A landscaping maintenance checklist is a property management tool which helps keep track of essential tasks for maintaining a landscape’s pristine condition all throughout the year. It is also used to monitor completion of routine landscaping tasks, such as mowing, fertilizing, digging, pruning and weed control.

This article discusses 1) those who manage landscaping maintenance; 2) importance of quality control in landscaping maintenance; and 3) property management software to help modernize landscaping maintenance.

Who manages landscape maintenance?

Landscape maintenance, or groundskeeping, is typically supervised by property managers of residential and commercial properties. To ensure that their properties are healthy, clean, and attractive, they hire in-house landscapers or third-party landscaping maintenance services to carry out the regular upkeep of landscapes.

Groundskeeping services offer economic, mental, health, and aesthetic benefits, which makes it important for property managers and landscaping firm owners to ensure that landscape work are in the best condition possible.

Importance of Quality Control in Landscaping Maintenance

Examining the level of work quality applied in landscaping maintenance can benefit property managers and landscape firm owners in a number of ways.

Property managers who keep a well-groomed landscape enables them to make a good impression with visitors, protect tenants from safety hazards, foster positive quality of life, and improve overall property value. Keeping quality in check during landscaping work can help ensure that everything is according to standards and nothing is left out. For landscaping maintenance firm managers, quality control is crucial to the success of their business. It affects their branding, reputation, customer satisfaction, and profitability. They should work together with landscapers to keep jobs on schedule, ensure their safety while at work, and help improve their craft, which can all play a factor in producing quality landscape work and keeping clients satisfied.

Modernize landscaping maintenance quality control with iAuditor

iAuditor, the world’s #1 mobile inspection app, can help property managers and landscape service business owners modernize oversight of landscaping duties and cultivate quality into the landscapers’ everyday work. With this property management app, landscaping managers can take advantage of its powerful features:

  • Design paperless landscaping maintenance checklists and customize them according to internal landscaping quality control measures
  • Help landscapers to easily document their work of art and share it with clients and supervisors
  • Monitor landscaper working hours and identify areas for efficiency
  • Streamline the landscaper’s reporting process by eliminating paperwork and have auto-generated reports sent to key recipients
  • Immediately identify red flags during inspections and assign corrective actions to process owners
  • Have a secure, central database of all accomplished landscaping maintenance work
  • Develop automated workflows to trigger push notifications for upcoming maintenance schedules
  • Electronic sign-offs for timely approval of accomplished landscaping job


John Derick Flores

SafetyCulture Staff Writer

Dirk is a contributing writer for SafetyCulture who has 3+ years of experience being a Safety Officer in an international airline. Over the course of his tenure, he worked on projects involving training management, ramp safety inspections, quality & safety certification audits, and safety promotion programs. Further, he is interested in maximizing the power of technology to help make the world a better place.