Spring

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

4 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn & Landscape for Spring

By |2020-03-30T19:56:48+00:00February 13th, 2019|Spring, Winter|

Here in the New River Valley in mid February, most are still in winter mode. Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of an early spring, followed by several unseasonably warm days may have temporarily shifted some of us out of that. But with the return of more average winter-like temperature to our area, it’s hard to tell

Avoiding Over-Fertilization This Spring & Summer

By |2020-03-30T19:57:40+00:00May 7th, 2017|Spring, Summer|

Avoid the Temptation to Over-Fertilize Your Lawn This Spring & Summer As spring gives way into summer, our gardening efforts are beginning to pay off. Gardeners have visions of lush ornamentals laden with blooms of all shapes and colors, tremendous vegetables, delectable fruits and beautiful lawns. These visions are great motivators to the home