Posts Tagged: Charlottesville gardening


BULBS – Fall is the Time to Think of Spring

While the summer days were hot and humid, you did not mind viewing the fruit of your gardening labors from inside (with the air conditioner running).  Now the days are starting to cool off; mornings and evenings are pleasant again. Just when you need an excuse to go out and play in your garden - it’s Fall Bulb Planting Time! Bulbs planted in fall can make your...


Fall is the Ideal Time for Lawn Improvement

RENOVATE YOUR LAWN BY AERATION AND OVERSEEDING (A&O) WHAT IS AERATION? Aeration is the process of mechanically removing small plugs of thatch and soil from the lawn to improve natural soil aeration.  Commonly referred to as "core aeration" in the lawn service industry, but you may have also heard of it as soil cultivation (coring, spiking and slicing).  Most...


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...


JWT Helps Jackson Via Improve City Schoolyard Garden

JWT employees teamed up with Building Goodness and Piedmont Landscape Association (PLA) for City Schoolyard Garden to improve the garden site at Jackson-Via Elementary School by adding varmint protection.  The team came out to volunteer their time and know-how on Sunday, November 2.   Jackson-Via Elementary has one of the longest standing gardens of the six...

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