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Four factors to consider when adding hardscape

When many people think of landscaping, they envision plants, trees, shrubs, and other natural materials. This is the softscape aspect of landscaping. It also includes hardscaping, which refers to the hard materials used to complement the softer features of a design. Some specific hardscape materials [...]

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Preparations to make for winter

Although you may not want to think about winter just yet, it will be here before you know it. The steps you take to care for your lawn now will affects it health while it remains dormant through the cold weather season. It also impacts [...]

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Your lawn needs your TLC this fall

Homeowners sometimes look forward to fall and winter because they don’t have to spend as much time maintaining their lawns. What many people don’t realize is the care they provide their lawn in the fall affects how well it grows the following spring. As we [...]

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Planning for landscaping changes

As we wait for winter and spring to end their tug of war, most of us are rooting for spring to win and soon! March is when Vir Terra starts pulling equipment out of winter storage and making preparations for the landscape season. It is [...]

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The Groundhog’s Prediction

An early spring there will be because his shadow he did not see! That was the prediction of the great weather prognosticator, Punxsutawney Phil on the morning of February 2, 2016. If the lack of snow and cold thus far in our area is any [...]

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Lawn care services

From lawn mowing, edging and trimming to soil testing, fertilization, liming, aeration, dethatching, weed and insect control; Vir Terra Landscaping can make your lawn the envy of the [...]

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Fall is for planting

“Fall is for planting.” A slogan often heard in our industry, but why? Even though the day and night time temperatures cool down, the soil is still warm and the rainfall becomes more regular and reliable. These conditions are excellent for root growth of new [...]

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