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Mulching, Planting, and Making Your Yard Beautiful

Springtime is busy time for Virginians as we get our yards all fixed up for the year. As we like to say, “spread mulch, not germs!” Even aside from mulch, homeowners are planting flowers, trees, shrubs, building patios, decks and all kinds of outdoor projects. To help...

When is the Best Time to Plant Grass?

When is the Best Time to Plant Grass?

With the end of summer and fall looming, it’s a critical time for some lawn maintenance. Late September and October are months that you need to get some planting done, and get the right feeding and weed maintenance done to ensure a beautiful bloom in the spring. There...

Adding Top Soil to Your Lawn – Reclaim Your Lawn

If you’re trying to get your lawn in shape, but have lots of weeds, or moss or some other problem, the following steps will help you get started. Topsoil and Compost Problems for 2019 This year there are some considerations that aren’t typical. Since we’ve had a lot...

When Winter Comes to Gainesville, Protect Your Garden

Have you stepped outside? Brr! Snow on the ground and more forecasted to come. We’ve got that pesky polar vortex to thank for wind chills in the teens and storms that threatens to disrupt travel plans from Virginia to Maine. After a  hot summer and a warmer than...

Summertime Landscaping Tips

Keeping your yard and landscaping beautiful is part of Summer. Saturdays spent mowing and trimming are a way of life for many northern Virginia homeowners. We all want beautiful surroundings, but there are a few things that even the most conscientious homeowners...

What Mulch Should You Use? Top 5 Mulches for 2018

Late March means that it’s time to order your mulch! Residents all over northern Virginia are placing their orders and having the bagged mulch or bulk mulch stacked or dumped in their driveways. Since we’re the largest supplier of mulch, topsoil and soil amendments in...

How to Set Up a Mulch Fundraiser

It’s only January but in just a few short weeks everybody will be placing orders for their spring mulch delivery.  If you have a sports team, club, organization or any group than needs to raise money, a Mulch Fundraiser is the perfect solution. JK Enterprise can help...

Landscaping in Northern VA – Planning for Spring

If you live in northern Virginia, you know that we’ll all be mulching our yards in just a few weeks!  It only takes a couple warms days in the middle of winter to get everybody thinking about Springtime and making some nice changes to the landscaping.  Even if the...

Tot Lot Chips – 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! When residents with children choose a place to live, they consider playgrounds a valuable amenity for...

Some Popular Mulch Choices for Delivery This Year!

Mulch is mulch, is it not? Not exactly. Mulch is a basic term for the subset of organic products used to adorn and protect the ground in your garden; mulch helps to keep plants’ roots warm and nourished while improving the condition of the soil and reducing overall...