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(More) Sustainable Lawn Care: Leaves… Good For Your Lawn?

In short, it is not good for leaves to be left to sit after they fall on a lawn… that is, if you would like to continue to have a lawn of grass. If left alone, leaves will mat on top of the grass, cutting out your lawn’s access to sunlight and air, and quickly […]

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SoilKeepers Biogenicals plant nutrients adds Central Virginia locally brewed compost tea

For years, SoilKeepers has blended Biogenicals regenerative plant nutrient sprays for our estate lawn restoration and maintenance projects. As our knowledge of plant microbes management deepens, we have decided that we need to need to use compost teas only from local compost. This tea has a limited shelf life so we are brewing a few […]

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The Beauty of No and Little Mow Fescue and Pollinator Lawn

For those folks that want a lawn monoculture of fescue there are options with a lighter footprint on Mother Earth and on the checking account – and no mow is one of them. Get it established in the Fall and leave it alone other than a bit of weeding and weed wacking above the mounds […]