Importance of Late Fall Liquid Fertilization

With fall upon us, it time for Tall Fescue to heal from the brutal summer conditions. Aeration allows nutrients, water, and oxygen to penetrate deep into the soil, while seeding is a must for Tall Fescue grasses, which don’t regenerate and must be reseeded each year to establish new growth. Together, both are crucial to […]

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Virginia Green Seed

A great lawn begins with great seed and choosing the right seed is important to your lawn’s success. For customers who wish to tackle aeration and seeding on their own, Virginia Green is selling our own proprietary seed blend. Our quality seed comes directly from our suppliers in Oregon which is 100% weed free and […]

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The Best Time to Aerate Your Lawn

Many people wonder, “what is the best time to aerate my lawn?” Typically, in Virginia, the best time to aerate your cool-season/Tall Fescue lawn is between the last week of August until the first of November. This is the time when soil temperatures are at optimal conditions for Tall Fescue seeds to germinate. Fall aeration […]

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The Best Time To Seed Your Lawn

Even if you do your best to take care of your lawn during the summer, high temperatures can cause damage to your grass. This is even truer if you experience any droughts, or if your lawn consists of Fescue grass, which tends to struggle with Virginia’s weather conditions. You may end up with patches of […]

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Aeration & Seeding Preparation Instructions

Prior to our arrival, we request you follow these instructions in order to prepare your lawn for the best aeration and seeding possible: Mow the grass lower than usual – 1.5 to 2 inches. This is the only time we ask for mowing this short. Bag, blow, or rake up clippings if necessary. Mowing short […]

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Fall Seeding of Tall Fescue

Grady Miller, Professor and Extension Specialist Fall is the best time for renovation and seeding of cool-season lawns. In a normal year, we expect an increased chance for rainfall and cooler temperatures within the first few weeks in September. This makes an ideal time for fall renovation. With the long duration of hot and dry […]

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