Do you feel the crispness in the air? That signals the beginning of autumn, and if you’re a realtor, HOA, or property manager, that means it’s time for your commercial property’s fall clean up. Our long-term clients know that we’re on top of the seasons and needs of their commercial property. If you’re looking to partner with a landscape service to meet your needs and seamlessly go through one season into the other, then you need us.
The front of your house is the first thing people see driving by or visiting. How do you create an appealing front landscape that reflects your style and personality? The basic principles for creating curb appeal are order, unity, and balance.
First, let’s think about creating order.
It’s that time of the year again in Central Virginia when some days we think it’s spring time when the calendar actually reminds us its really still winter. Regardless of the ebb and flow of our local temperatures, spring will be here before you know it and that means your landscaper is probably on your property already working.
Nothing says spring like the sound of leaf blowers humming on your property, especially after a few warm sunny days…
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.
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,
We’ll if you live in Richmond Virginia you know what type of summers we have. Here are a few tips how to properly water your plants during the summer’s sweltering heat. First, remember plants are just like people.
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.
This Monday we will celebrate Memorial Day, as Americans we often forget that Memorial Day is more than just BBQ’s, shopping and perhaps the opening of the pool… In traditional observance, the flag of the United States is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains only until noon. It is then raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day. The half-staff position remembers the more than one million men and women who gave their lives in service of their country. At noon, their memory is raised by the living, who resolve not to let their sacrifice be in vain, but to rise up in their stead and continue the fight for liberty and justice for all.
Section 1082 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act adds the flying of the POW-MIA flag on all Federal and U.S. Military Installations on Memorial Day. The POW-MIA flag is to be half-staffed until noon along with the National flag.
Large plant materials and trees can be utilized to create a focal point in the garden. Bringing scale using well-sized materials brings an instant visual impact to the design.
It’s May, and time for some “after Winter, early Spring” maintenance and chores. After your Spring Blooming Azaleas are finished blooming, it’s now time to prune or shape them up, as well as feed with Holly Tone. Clear out any debris under the canopy, to deter future issues.