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Greenbrier Garden Party with City Schoolyard Garden

Our Sales Manager, Adam Crouch and our Commercial Division Operations Manger, Matthew Henry, teamed up with City Schoolyard Garden and Whole Foods to volunteer at the Whole Foods Garden Party at Greenbrier Elementary School last Wednesday, April 23rd.  Greenbrier now has two gardens which educate their students about the benefits of fresh vegetables and sustainable...

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Got Veggies?

Did you know we design, install and maintain vegetable and kitchen gardens? Most vegetable gardens only require a small amount of space to provide plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables for the whole family.  Research shows that a good garden promotes both healthier eating and physical activity as you become involved with harvesting your plot. During the growing...

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Top Ten Flowering Trees Your Landscape Can’t Live Without

The arrival of spring brings the early-season standards - tulips, daffodils and other ground-level bloomers.  However, in an effort to encourage a well-rounded landscape, we came up with this list of showy blooming trees that will surely draw your attention upward now through the fall. 10. Lagerstroemia x ‘Natchez’/Natchez Crapemyrtle—warm, cinnamon brown bark,...

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Turf’s Up!

Often overlooked are the overall positive environmental benefits and aesthetic qualities that healthy turf brings to the landscape.  We have the expertise and experience to enhance your overall landscape value through well managed turfgrass. Professional turf care pays off not only in the pride of having a perfect lawn but the money saved by not having to make costly...

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Boxwood Blight

There is a new boxwood issue on the horizon and will likely reach Central Virginia sometime in the future.  It is known as boxwood blight (not to be confused with boxwood decline), and is a known horticultural disease in Europe. While it has arrived in the United States, we are not aware of its presence yet in Charlottesville or Albemarle County.  With sound...

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Outstanding Achievement Awarded by Peers

In March, J.W. Townsend Landscapes received an award from their peers for outstanding achievement in 2013. Our industry peers are an important part of our success as we share business insights and cutting edge methods and practices. We continually strive to bring our customers the best in products, services and satisfaction and receiving this award from our peers...

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