Building A Beautiful Lawn
A beautiful, lush green lawn does not happen overnight; it is a process. Maintaining a beautiful lawn is a continual work in progress. The greatest challenges to lawn care in the Greater Washington DC area are climate and turf disease. Learn about preventative measures with Nuleaf!
Common Lawn Diseases Affecting Virginia Turf Grass
Lawn diseases can affect all types of grass in Virginia. Stay alert and be able to spot these common lawn diseases when they first appear. If you are looking for the best lawn care in the area, then call the certified pros at NuLeaf.
How To Attract Winter Birds To Your Virginia Feeders
Be sure to keep your feeders stocked because winter birds will be looking for easy access to food. If you are a bird lover then check out these birds that are common visitors to backyard feeders in the winter.
Adding Lime to Virginia Lawns to Correct Soil Acidity
One final chore you should consider before calling it quits for the year is adding lime to your soil. Lime can correct soil acidity common in our area. If you need help with your yard or are just sick of lawn care, then call the pros at NuLeaf and let us take the burden off your shoulders.
Your Guide To Keeping Fleas and Ticks Out of Your Home
Prevent pets from hiding under porches, decks, and in tall grasses. To fully protect you and your family from these annoying pests, call NuLead today.
You May Notice Cool Season Weeds Germinating In the Lawn Recently
This time of year you may notice a new crop of weeds in the lawn. The majority of these newly emerging weeds are cool season annual broadleaf weeds. The most common cool season weeds are chickweed, bittercress and henbit. These weeds germinate starting as early as late August and during the fall seeding season and... Read more »
Fall Tree Care
Winter is right around the corner so now is the time to get your trees ready to take on the cold months. That means protecting young trees with tree wraps, pruning, adding mulch, fertilizing with deep root fertilization, and protecting trees with dormant oil. At NuLeaf we can handle all your landscaping needs from tree care to lawn care.
Lawn Aeration May Be the Key to a Healthier Lawn This Fall
Is your grass showing bare patches and spongy areas? You may have compacted soil. Fall is the perfect time to rejuvenate your lawn with aeration and overseeding. Contact the professionals at Nuleaf, and they will have your Virginia lawn vibrant and green in no time.
How to Naturally Fight Off Mosquitoes and Take Back Your Virginia Yard
Now you can eliminate mosquitoes and protect the environment without the use of harsh chemicals or unsafe ingredients with NuLeaf.
The challenges of growing cool-season turf in a hot climate
The majority of home lawns in this region are comprised of cool-season turf such as tall fescue or bluegrass. The ideal temperature for cool-season turf is 65-75 degrees. Recently, we have been in an extended period of 90+ degree days and the cool season turf is stressed. Major issues during this time are, inability to... Read more »