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Make Turf Problems Go Away with Expanded Mulch Beds

The best solution to dealing with areas where grass won’t grow is often doing away with the turf altogether. In areas where shade from trees is making it difficult to grow grass, consider expanded mulch rings or beds for the … Continue reading

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Check Out the Leesburg Today to Learn How You Can Get a Free Upgrade to Color-Enhanced Mulch This Spring

If you didn’t see our ad in last Thursday’s edition of Leesburg Today, please take another look at the newspaper.  The ad profiles Blake Landscapes Residential Services Manager Tom Tyler and has information on how you can get a free … Continue reading

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Think Spring

Winter is far from over, but spring is definitely in the air today.  We’ve got crews out working on renewal pruning, early stages of spring cleanup operations and even a little mulching here and there. If you have a spring … Continue reading

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The Weeds Don’t Know It’s Winter

As we near the end of another mild winter, weeds are taking an early run at spring on some of the properties we maintain. “It’s like the weeds don’t know it’s winter,” a property manager in Woodbridge said today.   … Continue reading

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Blake Landscapes Blog Logs 100th Post

We’re proud to announce that yesterday’s post on the weekend tree work was the 100th post here on the Blake Landscapes Horticultural Blog. We started the blog back in December of 2012 with this post and since then have slowly … Continue reading

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Warning: Please Read Before Watching Our Latest Video

Warning: The videos posted on this page show professional arborists doing dangerous work.  The risk is enhanced by the fact that they’re doing it a few feet from heavy traffic travelling at speeds of 55 mph and greater. The real … Continue reading

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Proud to Help Make a Good First Impression

We’ve been maintaining the grounds at Dulles Airport for a little over a year now.  It’s always a little nerve-racking transitioning into such a huge project, but, thanks to our hard-working staff, the first year at Dulles went exceptionally well. … Continue reading

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