Virginia Green Blog

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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August

August 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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Remove New Invasive Vines From Your Lawn

Swallow-wort, also called “dog strangling vines,” is no ordinary weed–it is quickly becoming an aggressive invader in landscapes throughout the Northeast, the Great Lakes region, and Canada. A twining vine in the milkweed family that can grow up to 7 feet tall, this nuisance is spreading rapidly in forests and open fields of undisturbed soil. […]

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Why Do I Have Holes In My Lawn?

Q: Yesterday while repairing grub damage to my lawn, I noticed a large number of holes in areas not affected by grubs. The holes are about 1 inch deep and 1 inch wide. It looks like the lawn had been aerated, but there was no loose soil evident. What do you think is causing this? […]

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Winterizing Your Irrigation System!

It is hard to imagine that cold weather is coming with the weather that we are having in our area this week, however we all know that it will come. For those Virginia Green customers that have an irrigation system, we suggest that you contact your irrigation company now to set an appointment to winterize […]

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Weed Control Treatments This Fall

After the exceedingly hot, dry summer that we had in our area, many of our Virginia Green customers chose to take the opportunity this fall to rejuvenate their lawns with Aeration and Seeding. With the aeration of the lawn, and breaking that weed control barrier, we do expect to see weeds appear in the lawn […]

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