In winter, most homeowners do not concern themselves with pests or significant lawn maintenance activities. However, this doesn’t mean you don’t have things to worry about, even in the cold season. Among such issues, overwintering pests are a problem. Our lawn service in Montclair VA discusses today such threats.
When lawn care experts say “winter,” you should read “fall.” Putting the lawn to bed usually starts in September or October. If you are late to this party, however, you should not worry. There is still time to adjust things so you can keep your lawn safe during the cold season. Our experts in lawn care in Woodbridge VA want to share some tips with those homeowners who are beginners in winterization practices.
Your pooch emptying its bladder on your lawn may wreak havoc on its appearance as dog urine happens to have too much of a good thing for your turf – nitrogen. In large enough amounts, nitrogen burns the turfgrass and causes the so-called “dog spots.” Our experts in lawn care in Dale City, VA, are perfectly aware of the impact a family dog may have on a lawn, but they have also provided several solutions for you not to have to choose between your four-legged friend and a plush, green yard. Continue reading
It may sound too good to be true, but with proper care nearly every rose bush can bloom all summer. We have asked our professionals in lawn care in Dumfries VA to share with our readers their secret to those magazine-worthy repeat bloomers they are able to pull off so exquisitely on our clients’ properties every summer. Their little-known secret is not such a big secret among professional gardeners, but here it is: Fertilizing, trimming, and watering done right.
Have you noticed those unsightly clumps of thick grass dotting your lawn lately? Grass clumps are not only visually unappealing, but they can also take over your lawn if ignored. Most clumps of thick grass blades are in fact a species of turf grass called Tall fescue (Festuca Arundinacea). Some homeowners plant a variety of this cold-season turf grass, called Kentucky 31, on their lawns because it is both cold- and drought-resistant. But when tall fescue pops up on lawns with different types of grass, it can be quite an eyesore. Fortunately, our lawn care Montclair VA experts have shared with us a handful of tips on how to handle fescue grass clumps on residential lawns.
Our experts in lawn care in Montclair, VA, have agreed on sharing some of their knowledge on spring mulching and why it is so important for a thriving lawn and backyard. Mulching is an often-overlooked step when it comes to spring lawn maintenance. But if done right, mulching can bring a myriad of benefits to your lawn in a completely natural and organic way.
We discussed some of the most critical tasks and activities concerning spring lawn care on previous occasions, offering you plenty of tips and advice. However, we know that lawn care is a costly expense for a family and a relatively controversial one – when it comes to water consumption or the use of fertilizers and pesticides. To make things clearer, today we will present you with some advice, tips, and suggestions provided by our experts in lawn care in Lake Ridge VA so that you can maintain a lush lawn and landscape without wasting too much money.
With spring about to take over your property, you need to pay attention to your lawn and garden more than you did during winter. Whether you began some tasks or not last month, March puts plenty on your plate regarding lawn preparations. If you worry about the health and thriving of your lawn in early spring, here are some tips, tricks, and advice from our experts in lawn care in Manassas VA!
In winter, we all have less work to do outdoors, and we all enjoy the time off to relax and have some fun. However, you should not neglect the lawn and landscape altogether during the cold season. Some of your trees and plants need you now more than ever, while the soil will significantly benefit from your attention. Today, our team is here to share with you 5 winter tips for lawn care in Dumfries VA and some suggestions on how to prep the property for the upcoming spring!
A common misconception is that winter is not a good time to prune your shrubs and trees. Our lawn care Montclair VA specialists are here to prove once and for all that winter trimming does not only come with plenty of benefits for the pruned vegetation but your safety as well. Let’s learn today why winter trimming and pruning of trees, shrubs, and hedges is advantageous and what you need to consider before boarding on this activity.