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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

Facts About Ticks and How to Control Them at Your Northern Virginia Property

Posted On: April 22,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

It’s a scary-but-true fact that tick borne infections are on the rise across the United States and it’s no different here in Northern Virginia. In fact, Loudoun County has specifically taken tough action in terms of preventing Lyme Disease by creating a Lyme Disease Commission and educating people about prevention. It’s a serious issue.

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The 5 Best Pool Builders in Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA

Posted On: April 16,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

A pool is one of the most exciting features you could add to your property. It can literally take your backyard to a whole new level of entertainment. It’s a feature that will allow you to make the most of time spent outside—maximizing every hour and enjoying your days (and evenings) to the fullest.

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What's in Organic Tick and Mosquito Control and Can I Just Spray it Myself?

Posted On: April 02,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

Nothing puts a damper on backyard fun faster than mosquitoes and ticks. These pests are not only a nuisance but they’re a legitimate danger, too. Diseases that mosquitoes and ticks carry are serious including West Nile, Dengue, Lyme, Zika, and Malaria, to name just some.

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How Much Does an Infinity Pool Cost? Considering the Price and Possibility in Northern Virginia

Posted On: March 29,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

If you’re considering a pool for your backyard then you might be thinking about how to take it to the next level. After all, you don’t want to end up with a pool that looks like everyone else’s. You want something truly spectacular that makes your family and friends’ jaws drop when they walk into your backyard.

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Want an Infinity Edge Pool? Here are 4 Points to Ponder

Posted On: March 27,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

The trends in pool design often tend to follow what’s popular at vacation resorts. Homeowners go on a trip, experience a spectacular pool, and then want to add something similar to their Northern Virginia backyard in order to create a “staycation” destination.

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DIY Lawn Care vs. Professional: Is it Worth Hiring a Service in Ashburn, Aldie or Leesburg, VA?

Posted On: March 12,2019 By: Todd Thomasson

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful lawn that beckons you to come spend time outside. A lawn like this is the envy of the neighborhood. But there are a number of different services that are needed in order to get your lawn truly looking its best. It’s not just something that happens on its own.

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TruGreen vs. Rock Water Farm: 2 Lawn Care Options for Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA

If you’re looking for a better lawn—one that you can really enjoy for its lush green beauty and that you know your neighbors will envy—then you may be looking for a lawn care company. After all, you may surmise that there’s no better way to get fantastic results than to work with a professional who will not only have access to professional-grade products but will also know exactly what your lawn needs and when it needs it.

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Exploring Pest Control Options for Spraying Ticks & Mosquitoes in Northern Virginia

On the list of annoying backyard pests, mosquitoes and ticks top the rankings. After all, not only do bites from these pests cause an itchy reaction leading to welts, but their bites also come with the risk of disease—some of which can be deadly.

This can be incredibly frustrating when all you want to do is be able to enjoy your backyard. But instead, every time that you’re outside, you have to worry about you or your family getting bit.

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Considering the Cost of Installing a Pool in Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA

A pool is one of the most exciting features that you can add to your backyard in Northern Virginia. It has the power to transform your property from dry and drab to one of the coolest and most refreshing places in your world.

When you add a pool to your yard, you go from having a backyard where there likely isn’t that much to do to an environment where you’re going to want to spend all of your free time. Whether it’s lounging poolside reading a good book, sipping on a drink, taking a dip on a hot day, enjoying family time, or even cooking up some burgers in the adjacent outdoor kitchen then dining al fresco, you’ve now got a full weekend’s worth of enjoyment waiting for you.

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Warrenton, VA Landscape Design Case Study: Pool, Fireplace, Pavilion, Patio, and More

Good design is not just about beauty and aesthetics but also about functionality. In fact, when it comes to an extensive outdoor living design, functionality should always come first. After all, if the space doesn’t meet the your needs, you aren’t going to use it.

In this particular landscape design in Warrenton, VA, there were some very specific needs that would have to be met in order to make the space usable. Because there were family members with ability challenges who visited the home often, it was essential that the entire space was built on one single level. This would make the space usable by everyone.

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