3 Ways To Enjoy Your Backyard This Fall

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Considering these hard times, we all need a little relaxation and fun, and you can find it right in your backyard! Here are some activities we recommend for you and your family try out this coming Autumn! End-of-Summer Barbeque Keeping…

Dethatching, Over-seeding, and Mulching

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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

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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…

Summer Lovin': Drought Hardy Gardening!

It may often feel like the only thing you can grow in the sweltering Virginia heat are cacti. However, there is a bevy of beautiful, ornamental trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials that you can grow here! Here is the master list of drought-friendly,…

UH OH! Repairing "Fun" Damage

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It’s time for ALL the Summer Fun! BBQ’s, sparklers, cookouts...That also means there will be inflatable pools, slip n’ slides, sprinklers, and tons of extra foot traffic! There’s nothing worse than not only having an event hangover,…

For Dad: 4 Activities for Father's Day

Your Dad is worth an out-of-the-box activity on his special day! We’ve put together a small, fun list with relevant links to get what you need for your favorite fellah. Show him a great time with this fun, short list! Movie Marathon on…

Grill Instructor: 5 Irresistable BBQ Recipes for Father's Day

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It's that time of the year! Grilling Season. Throw on your white sneakers and tube socks and then prepare to have them knocked off by these stellar recipes! First, we have Peachy Baby Back Ribs! Peachy Baby Back Ribs Then, wow your…

A Cut Above

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“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?…