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Flowers in Unexpected Places

Though most people think of April and May as the showiest times of the year for spring flowers, March can be a very exciting time for plants.  Many trees and shrubs that appear to be still sleeping off the winter are rapidly preparing for the upcoming thaw, and more than a few of them are already in flower!  Red maple (Acer rubrum) is one of our favorite native trees...

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A Time for Everything – A Time to Plant

While the weather can be unpredictable, March is ideal for planting many deciduous and evergreen trees.  You'll still want to wait until late April and early May before planting most perennials and summer annuals. By getting a jump on the approaching warm weather, you will put less stress on your plants before they flush out with their new buds and leaves. ...

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JWT Supports Local Art Show

JWT  was delighted to donate an array of hotpots event containers for Member Art Show at Farmington Country Club February 21-22nd to add a little ambiance to their event.  There were four containers - two arborvitae and two lit spruce topiaries. Our professional hotpots events team prepares and transports the hotpots containers, completes the onsite setup and returns...

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Happy Friday and Happy Valentine's Day.   While its fun to have a pile of snow for the kids (and adults) to play in, we must take caution while outdoors, while traveling and look after our neighbors.  Try to help someone near you who needs it.   We may have more snow coming tomorrow; it would be prudent to have extra water, food, batteries and candles on hand in...

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JWT Gives Talk to PVCC Students

Matt Henry, Commercial Landscape Manager at JWT, takes time out of his busy day to share his industry knowledge with PVCC students taking a class on pruning.  Matt shells out tips about tools, safety, general practices and more.  Community involvement and education is an important part of our culture here at JWT. Matt is a Virginia Tech graduate with a B. S. degree...

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JWT Hosts Boxwood Blight Talk

As part of our ongoing "Firehouse Talks", JWT arranged a lunch presentation to discuss Boxwood blight which made its way to America about two and a half years ago.  Growing concern prompted the talk which brought more than 40 local Landscape Architects, Landscape Designers and JWT field employees together to learn more about how to identify and manage this disease.  If...

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