Proper Mower Height For Virginia Lawns

The most common grass found in the central Virginia region is tall fescue. Tall fescue benefits from a tall mowing height because the crown of the plant (growing point) is generally 3 inches or more off the ground. Also, the taller heights help prevent weed germination, reduce competition from unwanted grasses and decreases the amount […]

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How To Create Mowing Patterns In Your Lawn

When mowing your lawn it is important to vary the patterns in which you mow. This will reduce compaction of the soil. Less compaction makes for healthier turf with longer roots and can reduce the persistence of weeds in many cases. Additionally, regularly changing the pattern in which you mow the lawn will allow you […]

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Moles or Voles?

Moles are burrowing mammals that often inhabit residential lawns. They are very common and are present in most lawns to one degree or another. Their tunneling can tear the roots of turf causing extensive damage. However, this process does aide in the aeration of the soil. These animals are insectivores, with earthworms being their main […]

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MARCH

This month our technicians will treat lawns and landscaping with the second application of the year as weather permits.  Lawn care application #2 is a liquid application of both pre and post-emergent weed control along with fertilizer.  This application will control and remaining winter weeds and continue to build a pre-emergent barrier to keep weeds […]

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FEBRUARY

Our annual prepayment discount continues through the end of February. Customers who wish to prepay for programs will receive 5% off their lawn care service and aeration & seeding.  Payments can be made by all major credit cards. Don’t miss out on this money saving offer! This month our technicians will continue to pull soil […]

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January

As we begin the new year, our customers who wish to prepay for the year will receive 5% off your lawn care service and aeration & seeding.  Payments can be made by all major credit cards.  This offer is until the end of February. During this month our technicians will complete the soil sampling for […]

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DECEMBER

As we finish out the end of the year, we are finishing up the final applications of the year on both the lawn care and tree and shrub programs.  For lawn care this means that technicians will be prepared to apply a liquid treatment of broadleaf weed control and fertilizer to control winter weeds that […]

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November

With the onset of November comes the end of Aeration and Seeding season and the beginning of the final applications of the year on both the lawn care and tree and shrub programs.  For lawn care this means that technicians will be prepared to apply a liquid treatment of broadleaf weed control and fertilizer to […]

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October

We have had a beautiful start to the fall season in our area with cooler temperatures, but we have seen a decrease in rainfall amounts. Because of this decrease, customers must ensure that they are providing sufficient irrigation to both their lawn and landscape, especially if the lawn is newly seeded. Outside of seeding season […]

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September

September is upon us with warmer temperatures and we are thinking ahead to Fall aeration and seeding season.  Fall is the best time to rejuvenate your grass, and with recent weather conditions, your lawn will benefit from core aeration and seeding with fescue to repair damage!  This summer has been extremely wet, creating disease issues […]

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