When to Water the Lawn

When to Water the Lawn

Lawns, much like other flora, require care and attention. It is very important that you know when and how to water the lawn. Most people have probably seen a neighbor, or maybe it’s you, who waters the lawn everyday without fail and lets the sprinkler run throughout...
Get Early Color with These Spring Flowers

Get Early Color with These Spring Flowers

The benefit to being in an area that experiences all seasons is the ability to enjoy various species of flora that are well suited to the varying temperatures throughout the year. These cool-season annuals are at their best when the temperature in their climate does...
Summer Bulbs to Plant Now

Summer Bulbs to Plant Now

As winter begins to subside in favor of the spring, it is actually time to begin thinking about your gardens’ summer bulbs.   The term ‘summer bulbs’ is an umbrella term that also includes a few types of corms and tubers that are best to plant...
When to Fertilize?

When to Fertilize?

Lawn care is a mix of art and science – what works for a neighbor’s yard may not work the same for yours. There are a number of factors that affect the beauty and health of grass. The needs of a lawn differ from yard to yard, even within a close proximity....
Spring or Fall Aeration: Which is Better?

Spring or Fall Aeration: Which is Better?

Virginia is all about its clay. If your soil is a beautiful, bright orange, you may want to seriously consider aerating more than once a year.   It’s true, fall is an ideal time to aerate for the cooler temperatures, less stress on the lawn and fewer weeds...