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Lime

Lime

Lime is arguably the most recognized but least understood substance applied to lawns. Many homeowners know that a certain amount of lime is needed for a healthy lawn. Few, however, realize why, when, or how much should be applied. Lime works to neutralize an acidic...
Core Aeration

Core Aeration

What is Core Aeration? Core aeration is the removal of small cores of soil from a lawn. The Benefits of Aeration Core aeration helps the lawn’s health and vigor, and reduces maintenance requirements by: Improving turfgrass rooting. Reducing soil compaction....
Algae and Mosses

Algae and Mosses

Mosses and algae are primitive plants. They do not kill lawns directly. Instead, they take advantage of ideal conditions for their growth and then take over an area. This is related to factors such as too much shade, soil compaction, poor drainage, poor air...
Soil Testing

Soil Testing

It doesn’t matter if you’re a golf course superintendent with 30 years of experience or a first time homeowner, soil testing is a very valuable tool. While it’s true that, for a time, most lawns can get by on a somewhat generic fertilization program with an emphasis...
Caring for Newly Sodded Lawns

Caring for Newly Sodded Lawns

Extensive soil preparation is necessary to install sod in Northern Virginia. Unfortunately, for new homeowners, that rarely takes place. The most important goal with a newly sodded lawn is to establish a good, deep root system. Sod laid over compact, poorly-drained...