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Virginia Beach Landscaping Tips

Check out the most recent articles from Winesett Nursery and Landscaping below for landscaping tips and more from our team of experienced Virginia Beach landscaping professionals. Do you have a specific question for our landscape designers, or would you like to learn more about our services? Don't hesitate to give us a call! We'll be happy to assist you. Be sure to check out some of our answers to frequently asked questions, too, in the posts below.

Bed Maintenance & Appearance

Mulching beds minimizes weed growth and helps retain moisture and nutrients around your plantings. Areas of bare soil will invite weeds. We recommend annual mulching for the health of your plants and to keep your beds looking fresh. Mulch is an organic material and does decompose over time. New planting beds are cultivated and irrigated […]

How to Care for New Sod

Sod is very perishable if not properly cared for after installation. We warranty sod to be true to variety and to be in sound, healthy condition upon delivery & installation only. Our “Guidelines for Irrigation” is a good start if you are using an irrigation system to water your landscape. New lawn areas may have […]

Tips for Improving Flowering Perennials

Did you know flowers not replaced seasonally ~ come back every year? Flowering perennials will enhance the beauty of any garden and come back to their glory season after season when properly cared for. The purpose of the flowers for the plant is to produce seeds. Once a majority of the flowers have faded the […]

Vole Control Tips

Voles are small rodents that burrow through the soil, often just under the surface, leaving small one inch holes around your plants. They are related to the common house mouse and can be just as destructive in the landscape and garden as a house mouse in your home. These garden pests often damage or kill […]

Guidelines for Irrigation

Because exposures (sun, wind, shade etc.) can vary it is important to monitor the watering and make adjustments to your irrigation schedule from area to area within your landscape. After the initial soaking, it is best to water thoroughly, but as infrequently as possible. In Tidewater we see much more plant death occurring the first […]

How to Calibrate Your Irrigation System

During the hottest months of the growing season (June, July, August) in Tidewater your lawn and plants will benefit from at least 1 inch applied in the form of rainwater, irrigation water or both. [reference: Pub. 426-322 Virginia Cooperative Ext.] Immediate soaking and often daily watering for the first week or two after your new […]

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If you are interested in more tips from our Virginia Beach landscaping experts, please call Winesett Nursery and Landscaping at 757-426-7880 or complete our online request form.