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On Burning Central Virginia Lawns and Field Grasslands for Site Preparation and Biodiversity

What can be so hard about burning grasslands? Well in our experience a lot. There is the heat and there is the smoke. Both are useful. How much heat do you need? For how long? How much risk are you comfortable with? We have come to the place where we work with our friends at […]

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Rapidan Institute SoilKeepers Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

Daycare and Environmental Health

Perhaps COVID will provide some greater awakening on the interdependence of biodiversity and human health. Our contracting services SoilKeepers and the Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative enhance soil, plant, and animal biodiversity for residential, estate, and agricultural clients in the mid-Atlantic region. https://www.sciencealert.com/daycares-in-finland-built-a-backyard-forest-and-it-changed-children-s-immune-systems

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This is why the Center created SoilKeepers

https://www.treehugger.com/pesticide-treated-lawns-are-a-hazard-to-children-and-dogs-5073863

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Restore Carbon to the Soil through Biology

http://www.futuredirections.org.au/publication/soil-carbon-restoration-can-biology-do-the-job-part-three/ This blog provides information and commentary that may not represent the view of the Center’s Directors and Advisors

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SoilKeepers Virginia Wildlife Habitat Cooperative

Better Profits through Healthy Soil Biology

Years ago I gave a talk at UMass Ecological Landscape Conference showing multi-year soil test results from some of our projects. The results portrayed substantial soil organic matter (SOM) increases from 3-4 years of compost + soil biology inoculants. Lots of discussion about whether its really possible to substantially improve soil chemistry and biology in […]

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SoilKeepers Spring 2020 Project Highlights

See new photos of our pollinator and regenerative lawn projects.

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SoilKeepers News Archives

Click here to see our archived posts page. This blog provides information and commentary that may not represent the views of the Center’s Directors and Advisors

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Organic Lawn Care Service

SoilKeepers serves customers concerned about the value, health, beauty, and ecologically friendliness of their properties as we are all part of the same ecosystem.  We are one of the few organic lawn care companies that service the area between Charlottesville VA, Warrenton VA, and Fredericksburg VA. With our office located in Orange VA, the seat […]