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What Kind of Grass is Best for Lawns in the New River Valley of Virginia?

By |2020-05-26T20:46:49+00:00May 26th, 2020|Fall, Spring|

While spring started off unseasonably warm, it slowed to a halt with much cooler than normal temperatures throughout most of May. Now as we come off of nearly a week of torrential rains, many of us may be wishing for warmer and drier weather! Last month here on the blog, we discussed the differences

What Kind of Grass Should I Plant? Cool Season vs. Warm Season Grasses for the New River Valley of Virginia

By |2020-04-24T15:01:24+00:00April 24th, 2020|Fall, Spring|

We started off spring in a hurry here in the New River Valley of Virginia. That, along with the stay-at-home requirements in this time of COVID-19, has many people doing yard and landscaping work whenever the weather has allowed for it. Spending all this time in own backyards may have many homeowners noticing the

Two Things You May Be Seeing In Your Lawn & Landscape This Spring

By |2020-03-31T18:00:56+00:00March 30th, 2020|Spring|

Well, it looks like Punxsutawney Phil was actually right for once. Spring has certainly arrived early this year, including here in the New River Valley! According to the US National Phenology Network, it’s about 2-3 weeks early in our part of the country and up to four weeks earlier than average in other parts

Early Fall Drought & Its Impact on the NRV

By |2020-03-30T19:55:27+00:00November 1st, 2019|Fall|

We started off fall with abnormally high temperatures and low rainfall totals that put the New River Valley into drought conditions. As of October 22, our area was still in a moderate drought, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg. Since then, we have received several widespread rain events, including severe storms, that

The Benefits of Fall Seeding

By |2020-03-30T19:55:34+00:00September 30th, 2019|Fall|

We’ve officially entered fall as of last week, but the weather here in the New River Valley felt much more like summer for the whole month of September. With high temperatures and extremely low rainfall totals, the lawns in our area are looking more like they often do in mid July—dry and brown—than they