Lawn care tip: Watering your newly laid sod

Lawn care tip: Watering your newly laid sod

Lawn care providers are often taken aback by the number of people who pay to have new sod installed but do not follow up with proper watering habits. Many people probably fear overwatering their sod, but Virginia lawn care experts insist that however much you’re watering your Virginia lawn, it still probably isn’t even close [...]

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May 11, 2011

If you’re planning on scheduling some construction this season, don’t forget to protect your trees from damage during the construction process. You may put blockades around the base of your trees to stop damage from occurring to the exterior of the tree, but you should also consider the roots underneath. In addition to blocking off [...]

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April 27, 2011

Unfortunately it seems more and more homeowners are cutting down trees rather than putting them up. Trees aren’t just aesthetic ornaments. Their appeal goes beyond having something nice to look at and can actually improve the quality of your Virginia lawn and other surrounding plants. An obvious benefit of trees is the shade they provide. [...]

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March 30, 2011

Nothing is lovelier than a well-kept, lush, green Virginia lawn surrounding the home oasis. It increases property value, makes the home more inviting, and enhances the neighborhood. It also takes work and effort to keep it looking as it should. Most home owners have better things to do than spend every spare minute caring for [...]

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March 16, 2011

Many people consider their Virginia lawn the carpet of their outdoor environment. They like it to be lush, green, soft, and relatively bug free. Keeping a Virginia lawn healthy and enjoyable can be a daunting task for most home owners. That is why many people consider hiring a Virginia lawn pest control professional a worthy [...]

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February 17, 2011

If your lawn is newly planted, you need to take a little more care than you would for an existing Virginia lawn. These Virginia lawns are much more delicate. The soil is soft and the young grass is usually not rooted deeply the first few times you mow. Luckily, mowing strengthens the grass and encourages [...]

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February 3, 2011

Forget trying to make your Virginia lawn look like a golf course putting green, and keep your grass longer. Longer blades discourage weeds and a pest insect, which means you are under less pressure to apply toxic pesticides and herbicides. Longer grass also shades the roots more, and helps prevent the soil from drying out. [...]

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