The Virginia Green & Clean initiative is an effort to help meet water quality standards set forth by the federal Clean Water Act and the state. Many of Virginia’s water bodies are unhealthy and do not meet these standards. Voluntary actions from businesses, like NuLeaf can help protect the environment andRead More
When it is winter here in Fairfax County you spend the least amount of time thinking of your lawn. You have put your lawn mower away and are ready for a few months of relaxation and watching football on the couch before you have to start the lawn maintenance routineRead More
To achieve optimal results from your aeration and seeding we suggest that you follow these guidelines.
Begin watering right away. Light frequent watering is best for new seeding. We recommend watering lightly (just to the point of puddling) twice per day. Continue twice per day watering until you seeRead More
Before we get started, there are several universal points to be regardless of the season.
Use your best judgement – no one knows your property better than you.
Rotors are irrigation heads that turn and require more run time than a spray head which does not move.
We are always working hard to separate ourselves from other providers of lawn care in Northern Virginia. We invest heavily in great people, we don’t skimp on the products we choose and we use cutting edge technology to better serve our customers. Here are a few more details which makeRead More
As the lawn care season draws to an end now is the perfect time to address soil nutureint issues identified by a comprehensive soil test or with a field pH reading. A critical factor to a healthy lawn is proper soil pH. If the test results show a low pH,Read More
We are proud to announce that Peter Haakon former owner of Horticultural Solutions has joined our team. We are excited to have one of the most talented and knowledgeable lawn care business experts in the industry on board.
Peter Haakon has over twenty years experience working in the green industry.
The Zika has been all over the news as of late and as we approach the mosquito season here in the Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC area people are naturally concerned. NuLeaf Lawn Care an expert in the control mosquitos via natural and organic options have but a fewRead More
NuLeaf Lawn Care Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service
NuLeaf Lawn Care has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer
The two largest companies in lawn care are now one, following TruGreen and Scotts Lawn Service’s announcement to enter into a joint venture. Combined, the companies have approximately 2.3 million customers and more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue.
The combined business will operate under the TruGreen brand and will
Maryland’s Montgomery County Council In early October passed a controversial measure that will ban the use of EPA-registered pesticides on private lawns, at childcare facilities and playgrounds. These pesticides include weed control products, insect and disease prevention and elimination. The bill makes Montgomery County Maryland the first large jurisdiction inRead More
Summer is here early in Washington DC and a Common Lawn Disease Brown Patch is running rampant.
What is Brown Patch?
Brown Patch is caused by a fungal organism that thrives in hot humid weather. It results in irregularly shaped brown areas of the lawn. Most lawns recover from
Recently I came accross interesting statistics on the lawn and landscape industry in virginia a 1.2 billion dollar business.
20,000 people employed creating a sales of $1.2 billion
Nursery, greenhouse & sod production rank #5 out of all VA ag products in “farm gate” value. Virginia now ranks #18
As we welcome 2015 we would like to celebrate where we have been and the direction toward which we are headed. Embrace the year of new adventures that await.
In 2014 NuLeaf Lawn Care
added 300,000 sq/ft of organically managed lawns.
prevented 7200 pounds of synthetic fertilizer release
Real Christmas Trees Benefit the Environment
While they’re growing, Real Christmas Trees support life by absorbing carbon dioxide and other gases and emitting fresh oxygen. The farms that grow Christmas Trees stabilize soil, protect water supplies and provide refuge for wildlife while creating scenic green belts. Often, Christmas Trees are
In the quest for a beautiful lawn here in the Washington DC area, aeration ranks as one of the top best-kept secrets. This often-overlooked lawn care practice paves the way for healthy grass that stands up to drought, disease, and everyday wear and tear. It is the best way toRead More
We all love our pets. However, as fun and rewarding as dogs are, lawn dog damage remains a serious problem and a challenge for pet owners. Urine damage from dogs is a leading cause of dead spots throughout the lawn. There are things you can do to help lessen theRead More
Here in the Washington DC area lawn grass goes dormant in the winter. In the south, cool season ryegrass is often overseeded into the turf to maintain a green lawn. In the north, it’s too cold for any grass to grow so we wait patiently for spring – sometimes underRead More
NuLeaf Lawn Care’s organic mosquito control clients often ask me about about mosquito born diseases such as West Nile Virus. At Nuleaf we are always trying to keep on the forefront of new techniques, organic products and information about mosquito outbreaks in the Washington DC Area. Here are a fewRead More
Mowing Height Matters
Propoer mowing height is probably the most important parameter of proper lawn care, like other plants, organic lawns must manufacture sugars through photosynthesis in the leaves if they are collectively to develop into a high quality lawn. Turfgrasses mowed at low heights have limited leaf area to