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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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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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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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The 5 Best Lawn Care Services in Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA

Are you in the market for lawn care services? Have you searched for the best lawn care services near me? That’s a common way for a lot of people to begin their research on finding a lawn care company. If you have, then you already know that you have a lot of choices. There is no shortage of companies offering lawn care services in the Northern Virginia area and that can make it difficult to find the one that’s best.

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Lawn Aeration in Ashburn, VA: Do I Need One? How's it Done and What's the Cost?

Are you wondering whether lawn aeration for your Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA home is something that you need? You may be unsure as to whether aeration is going to make a big impact on your lawn or not. The last thing that you want to do is waste your time or money.

If you’re not familiar with the term, lawn aeration is the process of producing small holes by pulling ½” x 2”-3” plugs throughout the lawn. This allows more water, oxygen, and nutrients to penetrate the soil and get down to the root zone, where they’re needed most. As a result, roots are able to grow deeper giving you a healthier lawn.

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Northern Virginia Fall Landscaping Checklist: Tips to Cleanup and Reduce Costs

Come fall, it’s easy for any landscape to start looking a bit unkempt. Your yard may appear littered with fallen leaves and branches, have messy ornamental grasses or shrubs that look overgrown, or have plant beds that could use a fresh coat of mulch.

Even so, as the weather cools off and you’re probably spending less time in your yard, you might have thought about just putting off any landscaping services for your Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA home until the spring.

Unfortunately, failing to perform some fall landscaping cleanup can leave you with such a mess in the spring that it’s much more time-consuming and costly when you do get around to landscaping.

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DIY or Hire a Service? Tips for Lawn Aeration at My Ashburn or Leesburg, VA Home

Keeping your lawn looking its very best requires some important services that will allow it to thrive. This includes lawn aeration—one of the most important things you can do to ensure a healthy lawn.

By failing to aerate, your soil health will decline and, in turn, so will the overall health of your lawn. A lawn that has not been properly aerated may not grow as thick or green.

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4 Puzzling Lawn Problems in Ashburn, Aldie, and Leesburg, VA (and How to Fix Them)

Posted On: April 27,2018 By: Todd Thomasson

It can be incredibly frustrating to be left wondering “what’s wrong with my lawn?and not be able to get to the bottom of it. You may have even tried a variety of different remedies but might be seeing no success.

You’re not alone. Lawn care is more complicated than most people realize. Getting to the bottom of exactly what your issue is, and how to address it, requires some investigating and research.

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