BCLS Landscape Services Residential Landscaping Design

Do You Need Landscaping Bids for Your HOA or Office Park? Here’s How to Write an Effective RFP

You need a team of people to create the best RFP document for your community or retail space. For example, an HOA board will work together with input from members for putting together an RFP
Member residents know first-hand what they need from their landscaping company that mows and fertilizes their lawns and creates outdoor spaces that stay within the community’s bylaws.
Here are 10 steps that you and your HOA, POA, or other property board must include in your RFP.

10 Reasons Why Your Commercial Landscape Company Uses Propane Lawn Mowers

As temperatures climb higher and other dangers of climate change start to occur, it’s essential to hire a central VA lawn maintenance company that values sustainability.
At BCLS Landscape Services, we pride ourselves in caring for the environment with our propane lawn mowers and battery-operated, hand-held landscape equipment.
How does this benefit you, our commercial customer?
By marrying what’s best for the customer and what’s best for the environment, our propane lawn mowers have a lower carbon footprint and save you money at the same time.

BCLS Landscape Services Prepares Your Commercial Property for the Spring Season

At BCLS Landscape Services, we take pride in maintaining Central VA’s commercial properties, from institutions, office and retail, to HOAs and multi-family properties.

We know that you want your property’s curb appeal to invite customers and others to your property. We manage all of your lawn care and landscape needs, so you don’t have to.

We regularly inspect your property to ensure all turf and plant life are healthy, and your irrigation system works at full capacity.

VCU School of Nursing 125 Celebration Time Capsule

BCLS Landscape Services helped the VCU School of Nursing celebrate their 125 anniversary by burying a time capsule in one of their courtyards. BCLS Landscape Services Chief Visionary Officer Steven Cohen said….’While this project was small, it truly marks a special day in the history of the school of nursing and we are very proud that the VCU Facilities team asked us to be involved’

Is a Spring Clean-Up for Your Property Really Necessary Every Spring?

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…

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Crape Myrtles: How to Prune, not Murder…

Crape Myrtle Trees are summer bloomers, and only have blooms on their new growth. Once they break dormancy this new growth will rapidly emerge. It’s good to remove a few of the older branches to make way for the new growth. Also, it’s good to lightly prune Crape Myrtle trees in the late winter or early spring in order to keep them neatly shaped. However, most crape myrtles naturally grow into beautiful forms.

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.