Fall

Different Types of Grass Growth: Root Growth vs. Top Growth

By |2020-11-03T00:24:41+00:00October 30th, 2020|Fall, Spring|

Photo by Oregon State University Extension via Flickr. Photo used according to CC BY-SA 2.0 license. After what seemed like a fairly cool September, we enjoyed a lot of warmer temperatures throughout the past few weeks of October here in the New River Valley. The team at Green Care has certainly enjoyed

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

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

Why Core Aeration?

By |2020-03-30T19:57:07+00:00August 14th, 2018|Fall|

It’s hard to believe that it’s back to school season, which means that fall is right around the corner! In fact, we’re starting later this week on one of the most important services we offer this time of year—core aeration. Core aeration is one of the best things you can do for your lawn

8 Tips to Transition from Fall to Winter & Protect Your Lawn During the Cold Months

By |2020-03-30T19:57:49+00:00November 15th, 2016|Fall, Winter|

Preparing Your Lawn for Winter As we transition from fall to winter and things are slowing down on the lawn and landscape front, what other jobs still need to be done? A couple of things that we always think about around our homes and shop are below: 1: Mow the Lawn One Last