Why Is Lime Important For Virginia Lawns?

Most lawn care chores have to be carried out during certain times of the year. Adding lime to the lawn is one of those chores that can be done at any time.  Liming is also one of the cheapest ways to improve soil conditions. Soils in Virginia are naturally very acidic.  Soil pH’s of 4.5 […]

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Deer Damage of Trees and Shrubs

Deer are one of nature’s creatures that roam through most of our neighborhoods.  They may or may not damage your trees and shrubs.  Some damage is not well seen, while others are very noticeable.  The best way to protect against deer damage is to protect your plants from the damage.  We will mention three ways […]

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We Love Rewarding Our Customers!

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to simply utter words but to reward our customers and “pay” them back.  Referrals help us grow and assure us that our customers are pleased with our services.  THAT is the most rewarding part for us! For every customer, you […]

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What do Virginia Green employees do during the winter?

WINTER TIME = TRAINING TIME We are often asked, “what do your employees do during the winter when you can’t treat lawns?” Virginia Green utilizes these cold weather days, when we are unable to treat lawns, as time to train both our new and existing employees. This training can take many forms. Our warehouse employees spend […]

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Prepay Letters

A new year is here and we are in the midst of sending out prepay letters. Keep your eyes open for an email from us with ways to save money. If you do not have an email address on file, please call our office and add it to your account. Of course, if you don’t […]

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Best of Virginia 2018

Do you think Virginia Green is the best around? Virginia Living is holding their Best of Virginia competition for 2018 and we want you to vote for Virginia Green! All over Virginia, people are voting for their favorite shops, restaurants and services. Here is your opportunity to let us know what you think about Virginia Green. Take […]

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Keep Off the Grass!

The Effect of Frost to Lawns The first frosts of the season have begun.   What does this mean for your grass? Luckily, grass can stand up against frost. Frost almost always thaws and evaporates later in the same morning that it forms. Frost upon blades of grass is harmless, but keep in mind frost is […]

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Storage of Your Lawn Care Equipment

Winter is almost here. That means putting the lawnmower and string trimmer and blowers and all other lawn maintenance equipment away. Here are a few tips to follow when you are storing your small engines for a few months. This is a tip that you can use throughout the year and during the winter months. […]

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Importance of a Soil Sample

How does soil pH affect turf health and growth? Soil pH is an important chemical property because it affects the availability of nutrients to grass. Nutrients (both macro and micro) supplied to a lawn as part of a maintenance program will be utilized most efficiently and will have the best impact if the pH of […]

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Why Do the Leaves Change Colors in the Fall?

Fall is a great time of the year. With pumpkin and apple picking,  hayrides, football games, and even the changing color of the leaves.  But why do the leaves on trees and shrubs change color this time of year? Well, it has a lot to do with the changes in the length of daylight and […]

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