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4 Pro Tips for Crabgrass Control and Prevention in Northern VA

Few things are more irritating than finding crabgrass popping up throughout your yard. If you really value your lawn looking its best, then crabgrass can easily become a thorn in your side.

That’s because this annual grassy weed can be very difficult to get rid of and it can also spread incredibly fast. In fact, just one crabgrass plant can produce up to 75,000 seeds in a single growing season! As the weed begins to spread across your lawn, it can choke out your healthy grass and grow in thick clumps across your entire property.

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Lawn Aeration, Topdressing, and Seeding: 3 Crucial & Neglected Tasks for Beautiful Grass

Most people go to a lot of trouble to try to make sure their lawn looks great. Whether it’s proper mowing, lawn care treatments, or watering, getting lush green grass can take a lot of work.

But what happens when you put all that effort in and you don’t feel like you’re reaping the benefit? You just can’t seem to get the lawn looking the way you hoped. Whether it’s off-color, thin, not resilient to drought and other stresses, or has other issues, it’s frustrating when your lawn isn’t looking its best—despite what you might feel like are your best efforts.

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How Much Does Lawn Care Cost in Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA and Surrounding Areas?

Posted On: June 20,2017 By: Todd Thomasson

If you’ve never hired a lawn care service in Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA, or any of its surrounding areas, then you most likely don’t have any idea what to expect to pay. If you’ve started any initial research or asked for a few quotes you might be shocked just how much the cost of lawn care can vary from a few hundred dollars to several thousand per year.

It’s admittedly confusing but lawn care is one of those services where there isn’t a “set rate.” That’s because comparing two different lawn care companies is like comparing apples to oranges. 

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12 Lawn Care Secrets for the Best Yard on the Block

Posted On: May 16,2017 By: Todd Thomasson

Have you ever wondered what makes one lawn look so much healthier than another? It could even be in your own neighborhood- maybe even your next-door neighbor. While a lot of people think that getting a nice lawn is pretty simple to do, the truth of the matter is that there is both a science and an art behind a superb lawn and it’s not as easy to achieve as you might think.

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Tips for Choosing a Lawn Care Service in Ashburn, Aldie and Leesburg, VA

Posted On: March 28,2017 By: Todd Thomasson

When it comes to choosing a lawn care service in Ashburn, Aldie, or Leesburg, VA or surrounding areas, there are a lot of things to consider as you compare companies. Even if you’ve weeded out the “one-man-and-a-truck” type of low-grade operations (those which often tend to pop up one day and disappear soon after) there are still a lot of professional options to choose from.

If you’ve begun the research, you’ve probably already found that the services and prices can drastically vary, and that you aren’t really sure what makes one lawn care company great and another just mediocre. 

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