<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=558159424791449&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Rock Water Farm Blog

Todd Thomasson

Todd Thomasson, founded Rock Water Farm Landscapes & Hardscapes in 2005. Having grown up with hard working parent role models and a strong work ethic, Todd put his Landscape & Turf Management degree from Virginia Tech into action as the lead stone mason and landscape designer for the new company. Over the years, the responsibility and opportunity of running this company has been shared with other members of the Rock Water Farm team, launching one of the leading property maintenance companies in Loudoun County. Todd is still rooted in his passion for design/build projects and continues to run the company, working with clients to design, build and maintain perfect outdoor spaces with his team.

Recent Posts

How to Stop Your Neighbor’s Weeds From Invading Your Lawn

Posted On: May 11,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to maintaining that thick, beautiful lawn that you’re proud of, weeds are a major nuisance. But what if the weeds aren’t even originating in your lawn? What if you suspect those weeds are finding their way into your lawn from a neighbor’s property?

Read More

4 Landscaping Ideas For Privacy Around Your Pool in Haymarket, Gainesville, and Round Hill, VA

Posted On: May 03,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

Your swimming pool is the memory-making destination on your property. While you want to enjoy special time with your friends and family, you don’t want to be on display for the rest of the neighborhood to see. Pool privacy is important to you.

Read More

Pruning Tips For Your Small Ornamental Trees in Haymarket, Gainesville, and Warrenton, VA

Posted On: April 29,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

Pruning ornamental trees and shrubs at your Haymarket, Gainesville, or Warrenton, VA home is one of the best things you can do for these landscape elements. It is these ornamental trees and shrubs on your property that are often showpieces with beautiful blooms and foliage. By performing proper ornamental tree pruning, you’ll ensure that you get the most out of them. That’s because proper pruning promotes thicker foliage and more profuse blooms.

Read More

6 Steps to a Healthy Lawn in Centreville, Chantilly, and Manassas, VA

Posted On: April 16,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

Your lawn is more than just a lawn. It’s the destination for backyard barbeques, the place where you play some rounds of cornhole toss or horseshoes with your friends, or maybe where you have a game of catch with your kids.

In other words, it’s a place where you make memories.

Read More

Problems with Pavers: Sand, Longevity, & More Challenges for Great Falls, Leesburg, & Ashburn, VA

Posted On: March 22,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to something as important as your patio or other hardscaping space (like a walkway or retaining wall), you want to know that you’re going to get the most value out of your investment.

We’ve talked in previous articles about how strongly we feel about using natural stone for these types of projects. Natural stone, which has been quarried and trucked in, direct from nature, is simply something that cannot be replicated. Although they make pavers that look like natural stone, the truth is, nature can’t ever be fully replicated.

Read More

Guide To Shrub And Hedge Trimming: Tips, Best Time To Trim, and Pro Shrub Trimming Services

Posted On: March 18,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

Do you have shrubs or hedges that are getting out of control? Regular shrub and hedge trimming can not only help your landscape to maintain a more tidy appearance, it’s also recommended for optimum health.

Trimming shrubs can help them to grow better in areas where they aren’t as full, aids in better flower and fruit production, decreases some disease issues, and can remove old growth that may become problematic.

Of course, trimming and pruning shrubs and hedges isn’t as simple as just cutting them back. That’s because different plants have different requirements. We’ve rounded up some of our best tips in this shrub trimming guide to help you determine whether trimming your shrubs and hedges is something you want to do on your own, or whether it’s something best left to the professionals.

Read More

Your Complete Irrigation Start-up Checklist for Northern Virginia

Posted On: March 15,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

You’ve invested in irrigation at your Northern Virginia home because you value a lush lawn and thriving plants. You know that adequate water is of vital importance in achieving that feat and so it’s important to you that your system is operating properly. You may be worried that your sprinkler system might be damaged, cause leaks, or not work properly for the upcoming year. That’s why you may want to know what’s required in order to get your system up and running properly.

Read More

Lawn Care for Beginners: 5 Essential Tips for Ashburn, Leesburg, & South Riding, VA

Posted On: March 15,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

Whether you’ve bought a home for the first time or maybe you’ve moved somewhere new, if you are starting out with lawn care for the first time, you might be feeling overwhelmed. We understand that lawn care can be complicated. There is a true science behind understanding what your lawn needs to thrive and unless you’ve majored in Agronomics, we understand that you might have no idea where to start.

Read More

Leesburg, VA Landscape & Pool Design Case Study: Pizza Oven, Fire Features, Outdoor Kitchen, & More

Posted On: March 09,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

When you envision your dream outdoor living space, there’s a good chance you’re not just picturing the elements that make it up, but also how you’ll be spending time there. You imagine watching your kids swim or cooking in your outdoor kitchen so that your family can enjoy a meal outside.

Read More

Who to Hire for a Pool Designer? Pool Company or Landscape Designer?

Posted On: March 01,2021 By: Todd Thomasson

If you’re thinking about adding a swimming pool to your backyard, you might be searching for pool designers near me to try and find the perfect one. After all, this is a significant undertaking and you want to ensure that you are happy with the entire process, from start to finish.

Read More

1 2 3 4 5