Is Poa Annua in my lawn?

What is Annual bluegrass (Poa Annua)? Poa Annua is a widespread, low-growing, tufted winter annual grass which germinates in the fall and reproduces by seed in the spring. Poa Annua is a prolific seed-producer. It develops seed heads in early-to-mid spring, and a large population can be unsightly in a lawn with an unsightly white […]

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Seed for Sale!

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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Labor Day

For many, Labor Day is the ultimate long weekend, the end of summer and the beginning of cooler weather. Labor Day is a dedication to the achievements of workers and the contributions they have made to the prosperity of the country. Here are four interesting facts about the history of the holiday: In 1882, before […]

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Win Free Aeration & Seeding This Fall

Summer is in full swing! If you are anything like us, you are spending your days & nights enjoying your yard. Keep your lawn looking great with FREE Aeration & Seeding this Fall. Follow the 5 steps below for your chance to win: Post a picture or video to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram of how […]

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A Good Summer Lawn Tip for Parents!

Summer is here and one of the first things parents do is pull out the plastic kiddie pools and fill them up.  This is a staple of summer family recreation.  All of that watery fun comes with an unsightly side effect.  Dead grass!  After just a few days of leaving the pool on your grass, […]

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What is Canker Disease?

How can I tell if my trees have canker disease? There are different signs you can look for when canker disease is present. They are pretty easy to recognize if you know what you are looking for. The very first thing you look for is oozing, or sap flow from the diseased limbs themselves. Pretty […]

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Heat Stress

The heat is on and my lawn is showing it – yours probably is too. Here in Central Virginia, we live in a transition zone, which means it gets really cold in the winter and extremely hot in the summer, which can (and usually does) equate to stressed turf. Although we can’t really do anything […]

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Root Rot

Root rot is a disease found in plants growing in wet soils.  As the name says, the roots rot.   It is usually a result of overwatering which can lead to fungus attacking the roots, lack of oxygen in the soil, or a combination of both.  Since the fungus spreads throughout the soil, often the easiest […]

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Make Sure You Don’t Cut Too Short!

Mower height is essential when it comes to keeping a healthy lawn. If you have a fescue lawn, your lawn should be cut at 3 to 4 inches all year long.  For Bermuda and Zoysia lawns, 1 to 2 inches.  If you have a landscaper that maintains your lawn for you, make sure you tell […]

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What To Do With Grass Clippings?

Mowing the lawn is an important and time consuming part of proper lawn maintenance.  Eventually the question always comes up – what should I do with the clippings? Virginia Green would like to help you reduce the amount of time spent mowing and improve the quality of the lawn. To solve both of these issues […]

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