Removing of Algae, Mold and Mildew from Wood Siding in Williamsburg.

Homes in Williamsburg are located in the perfect environment for the green and black mold, mildew and algae to grow on the siding of a house.  With the warm and moist conditions throughout a good portion of the year, poor air movement during different times of the year, and many homes sites built with trees […]

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What is Lawn Aeration?

Lawn aeration involves the removal of small soil plugs or cores out of the lawn. Although hand aerators are available, most aeration is done mechanically with a machine having hollow tines or spoons mounted on a disk or drum. Known as a core aerator, it extracts 1/2 to 3/4 inch diameter cores of soil and […]

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Dry Spots and Heat Stress

Summer heat is upon us! Turf is stressed out and the effects can be seen in every lawn. Fescue turf is a cool season grass performing best when the weather is moderate, but not scorching hot, and with cool evenings. With days near 100 degrees, you will notice color may be struggling and the growth […]

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Starting Over! Should I Renovate?

Have you ever thought about starting over with a new lawn? You look around the neighborhood and see impeccable yards. You look down at your own lawn and see unwanted clumps of grasses, Bermuda (wire grass) in your Fescue lawn, or the back lawn which was seeded by the builder is thin and off color […]

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Yellow Nutsedge Present in Lawns

Yellow nutsedge is a rapidly spreading warm-season perennial weed. It forms brown to tan-colored tubers at the tips of underground stems called rhizomes. It gets its name from the yellowish-brown or straw-colored seed head. This weed can be a severe problem over the summer in both warm and cool-season turf species. Sedge control generally requires […]

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Seeding in the Spring?

Don’t make this grass seeding mistake The shelves are stocked at all the home improvement stores.  Grass seed, plant material, mulch…  You name it and they’ve got it.  EMPTY YOUR SHOPPING CART NOW! Well, of the fescue grass seed that is!  Grab some new plant material and mulch.  That will probably look nice in your […]

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Lawn Care Payment Options

Jane M. from Manakin-Sabot called Virginia Green recently and stated, “I’m a new Virginia Green customer; how do I pay my bill?” That’s a great question and below you will find the answer. Auto-Pay Did you know that in addition to calling our offices with a credit card payment, we also offer the option to […]

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I’m Seeing Mushrooms in My Lawn – HELP!

“While mowing my lawn this weekend I saw some mushrooms.  Why are they there and what do I need to do?” This is a fairly common question posed to Virginia Green Lawn Care, and with all of the moisture we have been seeing in our area, mushrooms are popping up.  Mushrooms appear when something in […]

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Lace Bugs

Lace bugs are very small insects, about 1/8 inch long, that cause considerable damage to the foliage of ornamental shrubs and trees. Adults are characterized by sculptured wings and hood giving them a lacy appearance from which they derive their common name. Most adults have some dark markings on the wings and hood although some […]

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What is Fireblight Disease?

Fireblight is a destructive, highly infectious, widespread disease caused by the bacterium (Erwinia amylovora.) It is found on apples, pears and other members of the rose family which includes trees and shrubs in orchards, nurseries and landscape plantings. It is very difficult to control. Virginia Green Lawn Care recommends the cultural practices below. Symptoms of […]

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