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Our Scout Guide Spread

We wanted to share the love with our new spread in The Scout Guide Charlottesville Volume 8. Garden Details: Garden located at a private residence in Albemarle County Garden installed and maintained by J.W. Townsend Landscapes Hardscape installed by J.W. Townsend Landscapes Hotpots installed and maintained by J.W. Townsend Landscapes Landscape...

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Meet the Staff: Conrad Hershberger

Pictured above is Conrad Meet Conrad Hershberger What is your middle name?    Glen Where are you from?  Greenville, VA What is your favorite holiday or day of the year and why?  Thanksgiving day is a great time with family and enjoying the outdoors. How long have you worked for JWT?  One year Do you have any pets?  If so, type and name?  Yes. (1)...

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Be on the Lookout for Japanese Beetles

This post is going to be short and sweet.  Just like a Japanese beetle.  Well, I'm not sure if they're sweet. Lincoln, our spray technician, has shared some #landscape #tips with us and I thought I would pass them on.   1. Now is the time to start watching out for building populations of Japanese beetles.  Emergence will have already started in the last...

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Virginia Ephemerals – Spice up the Spring Garden

Do you occasionally get tired of the too well organized garden scene? Have you dabbled in the spontaneity of ephemeral-like plants such as daffodils and crocus? These plants will bring a boost of color to your garden and your mood after a long winter nap… Ephemeral plants pop up early in the Spring - grow, flower, set seed, and start to curl back into the...

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Native to Your Landscape

Using native plants in your landscape can be a great way to 'be green.'  Indigenous plants are adapted to the climate and precipitation of the region where they are found, so they are naturally hardy.  Native plants benefit from pollination and seed dispersal from local wildlife and provide food in return.  As our communities become more urban, it is especially...

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Spring Trees: The Clock is Ticking

While the weather is warming and the excitement is building for another beautiful Spring, the digging window for Spring trees is also drawing to a close.  Field grown trees, otherwise referred to as B&B, need to be dug from the grower’s fields prior to the emergence of leaves.  We anticipate this leafing out occurring within the next two weeks for southern growers...

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