Learn about Lawn Maintenance like grass cutting, pruning, trimming, weeding, and mulching from Virginia Lawn Service of Woodbridge, Virginia.

Dethatching, Over-seeding, and Mulching

Learn a little summer to fall transitional lawn maintenance and the importance of hiring a professional. Welcome to VLS’s New Lawn Prep School. Class is in Session. https://youtu.be/w21bRdDZOJ8 Check out our previous blog for…

Pruning and Deadheading

Learn a little about deadheading, pruning, and the importance of hiring a professional. Welcome to VLS's New Lawn Prep School. Class is in Session. https://youtu.be/E4R5mxKjhOg Video Transcript: Hello there, My name is Brandi…

A Cut Above

“How Short Should I Cut My Grass In The Spring?” In the very late winter and early spring, it is recommended that one cuts their grass extremely close (approximately 1”) in order to dethatch and remove dead layers of grass and debris.…

May: I fertilize?

The short answer is yes! You can fertilize your lawn in early May before the temperature starts to rise. Ideally, the best time to fertilize is between February and April, but May is still acceptable. The best time to fertilize your grass?…

5 Landscape Design Tips

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Everyone wants a beautiful, functional space! We know how wistful we feel when browsing Pinterest through secret, fairy garden layouts, Victory gardens with a bounty of veggies, and cool, architectural landscapes. How do you choose? Let’s…
Early Bird

The Early Bird Advantage

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“The best defense is a good offense!” This is not exclusive to sports alone. This applies especially well to lawn care and maintenance. There’s a laundry list of things to do to keep your lawn looking glorious, but in the soggy Winter…
Wintery Lawn

The "Hard Yard"

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You might think that you’re off the hook for yard work during the cold weather months. However, careful planning can launch you into your best lawn ever the following Spring! Grab a notebook and a pen, a cup of coffee and your boots! You’ll…
Winter Veggies

6 Creative Winter Seed Starters

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In the Winter we start to miss growing things--the little green, happy sprigs of new life shooting through the dark soil! There’s no reason you can’t enjoy that all Winter long.  We’ve been taught since grade school how to reuse,…
Winter Lawn


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There are so many things that one can do to support their lawn’s health during the Winter, and to get one’s garden beds and trees ready for Spring! In today’s blog, we’ll explore winterizing your lawn, what plants and trees can be planted…