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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

What's Eating My Lawn? 3 of the Usual Insect Suspects in Northern Virginia

Posted On: July 18,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

When lawn insects make a meal out of your grass, it can be incredibly frustrating. After all, it’s a major barrier standing in your way to a great-looking lawn. 

These lawn destroying insects will ultimately wind up killing your grass if they’re not stopped in their tracks. Unfortunately, lawn pest damage often goes unnoticed until it becomes severe. If your grass is suddenly turning brown, you might be wondering whether your lawn has become an all-you-can-eat buffet.

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Great Falls, VA Hardscaping Case Study: A Welcoming Paver Driveway

Posted On: July 11,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to entertaining and hosting others, even the front yard requires some thought. Considering the fact that this Great Falls, VA family enjoys entertaining and often has multiple cars parked in their driveway, they needed a bigger hardscaped space. 

The decision to redesign (and ultimately widen) their driveway, also lead them to consider some unique options for hardscaping at their Great Falls, VA home. The result was an impressive aesthetic upgrade.

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What Type of Inground Pool is Best for Northern Virginia? 5 Tips to Get Your Dream Backyard

Posted On: July 01,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

Whether you’ve just started your research on adding an inground pool or you’ve been at it for a little while, you want to feel confident that you’re making the best choices possible. 

But with so much information (and so many options) out there for homeowners in the Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA area, it’s not hard to start feeling a little bit overwhelmed by it all. 

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Myths & Facts About Mosquitoes Northern Virginia Homeowners Want Answers About

Posted On: June 25,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to mosquitoes, you want hard facts. You’ve likely heard that these pests can be dangerous, carrying diseases like Zika or West Nile viruses, but you don’t know whether other information you’ve heard about them is fact or fiction. Because of this, you might have some questions about mosquitoes.

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One-of-a-Kind or Unoriginal? A Look at Custom Pool Builders in Ashburn, Aldie, & Leesburg

Posted On: June 20,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to house improvement and backyard projects these days, everyone wants customization. It’s the hottest trend—and for good reason. Homeowners want finished projects that are unique to their property.

Given its popularity, unfortunately, the word “custom” gets thrown around quite a bit. Oftentimes it’s used in circumstances where it’s not really warranted. Among those who are guilty of this, pool builders in the Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA area often top the list.

Sometimes, what they’re calling “custom pools” might not really be custom at all.

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The Dirty Truth About Your Lawn Care Struggles: How to Improve Soil Conditions in Northern Virginia

Posted On: June 18,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

Do you feel as though you’re doing all the right things but your lawn still isn’t looking and performing its best? Lawn care problems can be so frustrating, particularly when you can’t figure out what’s going on.

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A Look at the Permit Process When Building an Inground Pool in Loudoun County, VA

Posted On: June 14,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

If you’re thinking about building an inground pool, then you might have put thought into factors such as what you want the pool to look like, what features you’d add to it, and maybe even where you’d like it to be installed.

You may have spent some time daydreaming about how you’ll use it, too. Whether it’s swimming with your kids or hosting more parties, or even lounging or dining poolside as often as possible, you’ve already put some thought into how a pool is going to improve your family’s life.

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7 Tips on Reducing Ticks and Mosquitoes in Your Northern VA Yard

Posted On: May 21,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

Do you feel stressed about the risk of ticks and mosquitoes every time that you go outside? All you want to do is enjoy time outdoors with your friends and family members (including your four-legged ones) but you always have to be on guard about the potential threat lurking in your yard.

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How Many Times? A Schedule for Lawn Fertilizer, Spraying, and Aerating in Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA

Posted On: May 14,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

We often get asked about how many times various lawn care services are needed throughout the year. There can be a lot of confusion associated with this—and we get that.

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7 Lawn Care Service Complaints Companies Try to Hide (or Won't Talk About)

Posted On: April 23,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

Finding lawn care services in Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA can feel like a difficult decision when there are so many lawn care companies to choose from. Of course, you want to find a company that is going to give you great results so that you won’t have to go through the hassle of canceling (and then finding a new company to work with). You may have heard from friends or neighbors that they’ve been dissatisfied with lawn care services that they’ve hired but you may not know why.

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