Steven Cohen the CEO of BCLS, LLC and its parent company PrimeSites Landscape Group Holdings, LLC. Steven is also a principal in GreenMark Consulting Group, A leading landscape-snow business management consulting firm with clients throughout North America. With over 35 years of landscape snow industry experience, Steven has managed large scale snow operations throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Steven is a snow industry consultant, guest speaker and contributing editor for several national magazines. Steven has extensive expertise in Risk mitigation, snow operational planning and execution, technology and building exceptional client relationships.

Autumn Pruning and Planting Tips - BCLS Landscape Services of Central Virginia

Its fall so its time for planting and pruning

You may think spring is the best time to plant and update your Central Virginia landscape. However, with the lower temperatures during the fall, fall time is actually perfect for planting an array of trees, shrubs and groundcovers and even pruning some trees and shrubs. In the fall, cooler weather will put less stress on the plants during installation, thus allowing them to better acclimate to the new surroundings.

September 11…Remembering the Innocent…

As the 16th year anniversary of the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks is upon us, we must never forget those who perished or sacrificed their lives for others.
I personally hope in some way that in our 21st century where everything is expected yesterday, and it seems that many of our attention spans are often less than the length of a 30-minute sitcom or the length of a random thought on a tweet that we continue to remember the meaning of the National Day of Service and Remembrance.

How Does Overwatering Kill Plants?

The biggest problem with recognizing plants are suffering from overwatering is the confusion brought on by the symptoms they display. The trouble is that when plants are stressed in this way they normally show identical symptoms to those that have been stressed through under-watering,

How Do Your Roses Look?

Rosette is starting to strike in the Central Virginia area. We usually don’t see this until July but with the warm March we had it seems to be showing up early. If you have knock out roses in your landscape you must be on the lookout for the signs of this disease and treat them immediately to reduce the risk of spreading. Here are some suggested tips on how to manage this disease.