May 2018 Lawn of the Month Winners

Competition is really heating up with our Lawn of the Month submissions! We want to thank everyone who submitted a photo. If your lawn was not chosen this month, please try again next month! First on the list we have Heiry family in Henrico. They have been with Virginia Green for 8 years now and […]

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It’s Been Wet but Dries Out Quickly!

Oh, what happened to those cooler days of April or those more reasonable seasonal days of May? Some folks are probably wishing for those lazy, crazy days of summer. What did we get? We got hot, humid, sultry, sticky, icky dog days of June, that’s what we got. What can we do to hydrate ourselves? […]

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Have You Noticed Your Arborvitaes Turning Brown?

Have you noticed your arborvitaes turning brown? Do you see pine cone-like objects hanging on the branches and they appear to be moving? After closer observation, do you notice a dark brown to black caterpillar sticking its head out? What is this caterpillar? This is no ordinary caterpillar. It is a native bagworm moth larvae. […]

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Lawn Disease and Our Estate Program

It’s that time of the year where temperatures outside are rising and lawn diseases need to be prevented.  Disease is prevalent during moist/humid, hot weather. Brown patch, also known as Rhizoctonia and Sclerotinia (“dollar spot”) are most active when grass remains wet and temperatures reach low to mid 70s overnight. If your lawn gets dark and […]

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The Pain of Wild Violets

Killing and Removing Wild Violets Controlling wild violets in the lawn is one of the most difficult tasks for homeowners. Wild violets are perennials (return every year) that can take over a lawn in a few seasons if left untreated.  They are usually first noticed in late spring/early summer. Virginia Green treats for wild violets, […]

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Take Your Lawn to Work!

We are proud to offer our customers top quality lawn care services.  A great lawn isn’t only for your home.  Are you a business owner looking to keep your property appearing it’s best at all times?  Do you want your property to reflect the quality and personality of your business?  Our goal is to make […]

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Sharpening Mower Blades

The mild temperatures and moderate rainfall makes tall fescue thrive during the spring. We aerate and seed during the fall to repair any areas and help with soil compaction to provide better pore space allowing your lawn to breathe more. Come spring in our climate, tall fescue is in its second growing season for new […]

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Buster’s Buddies

Calling all pet lovers! It’s time for our annual Buster’s Buddies campaign! Every Spring/Summer, we look forward to seeing your pets spending time outdoors (or indoors) enjoying themselves. It’s now time to show them off. As many of you know, pets are a big part of our Virginia Green family. With this in mind, we […]

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Do You Suffer from Allergies?

An early taste of spring this year was unwelcome news to those that suffer from seasonal allergies as pollen counts increased earlier and impacts may be felt for a longer period this season.  The warmer winter could alter the timing of the peak of allergy season, triggering symptoms for allergy sufferers sooner than normal. According […]

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Cold Weather Injury

Cold weather is one of the most prevalent causes of plant injury that is seen yearly. It’s one of the most under diagnosed issues as typically the damage is not seen until spring when the event that caused it is long gone. Wilting leaves and a thinning canopy may be seen in a bountiful spring, […]

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