How Weeds Are Classified, Part 1: Life Cycles

By |2021-05-27T13:34:36-04:00May 27th, 2021|Spring, Summer, Weed Control|

As we transition from spring to summer here in the New River Valley, we’re enjoying some blooming bushes and flowers in the landscape. From rhododendron to irises, these are providing some nice pops of color. Unfortunately, we’re also still seeing steady growth of weeds at this time of year. We made it through dandelion

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

By |2020-11-03T00:24:41-05:00October 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 |2020-05-26T20:46:49-04:00May 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 |2020-04-24T15:01:24-04:00April 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 |2020-03-31T18:00:56-04:00March 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


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