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Make Over Your Backyard on a Budget

Make Over Your Backyard on a Budget

Outdoor living is all the rage, but it would sure be more enjoyable if the landscape looked a little bit, well, put together. Not just a dreary expanse of lawn and a concrete patio. But how to do it without breaking the bank? We’ve put together some tips. Decide the...

When Should I Plant Seeds?

When Should I Plant Seeds?

It’s the Spring vs. Fall grass planting debate!  Seeding your lawn is not complicated, but there are some things to know.  Whether you live in Culpeper, VA or in the surrounding area, the information is largely the same.  The goal is to grow a great...

4 Ways To Set Your Lawn Up for Success This Fall

4 Ways To Set Your Lawn Up for Success This Fall

Fall is a critical time for your lawn.  This is the time of year when we need to prepare your lawn for the long, cold winter, so that it comes back in the spring looking great.  Some of the fall lawn care jobs are well known, but sometimes we get the “deer in the...

Playground Mulch – Is Your Neighborhood Playground Safe?

Tot Lot Chips are not just a “nice to have” element in your neighborhood playground. This ground cover represents something much more important… your kid’s safety!   Playground Mulch Improves Safety When residents with children choose a place to live, they...

How To Use A Stone Fire Pit In Your Backyard

How To Use A Stone Fire Pit In Your Backyard

Most of us have memories of backyard bonfires in our youth. While the safety and aesthetics may have been questionable (gasoline as a lighter fluid, anyone?) no one can deny that there are few things as cheerful and intimate as sitting around a fire pit. Which raises...

How To Landscape With Large Trees

How To Landscape With Large Trees

When you purchased your home, you were probably entranced by the big tree in it. We love trees! Studies have shown that simply gazing at a tree will lower your stress levels. No one really understands why, but the soothing effects are well known. And that gorgeous...

How to Choose the Right Soil or Amendment

How to Choose the Right Soil or Amendment

If you’ve ever wandered down the nursery soil aisle, you know there’s a bewildering array of soils for just about every application you can think of; roses, vegetables, grass. It’s a tribute to the marketing departments of fertilizer giants like Scott that the average...

3 Easy Ideas For A Charming Garden

3 Easy Ideas For A Charming Garden

Gardening is a great hobby. It’s healthy and relaxing. As a landscaping supply company in Northern VA, we enjoy it so much that we made it our business. But with the pace of today’s world however, we also understand that most don’t have a whole lot of time to enjoy...

Why schedule a mulch delivery

Why schedule a mulch delivery

It’s hard to drive through suburban America without seeing mulch. During warm spring days, you’ll often spot homeowners spreading mulch around their flowerbeds. This may leave you wondering whether you should try adding some to your garden.  Mulch is popular for...

Which Stones are Best for Landscaping?

Which Stones are Best for Landscaping?

Looking at a garden or landscaping project, your eyes may initially be drawn to the plants. The plants, after all, are what give a garden its defining character. But too many gardeners or landscapers – amateurs and professionals alike – pay plenty of attention to the...

How Do I Use Topsoil?

How Do I Use Topsoil?

Do you think about your yard’s topsoil often? The quality and health of your topsoil are important to think about if you want to keep a successful lawn or garden. Topsoil is vital for your landscape’s appearance. Unfortunately, it can diminish easily due to various...

Find How Much Stone You Need With The Material Calculator

Find How Much Stone You Need With The Material Calculator

Gravel: the foundational element of not only landscaping but making your space your own. Since time immemorial, man has sculpted the earth with stone, manipulating landscapes to perfection, and creating for himself a home defined by depth, color, and texture. While...