Flowers in Winter

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

Who says you can’t have flowers in the landscape in Nelson County Winter?! A beautiful Witch Hazel can bring a winter surprise to your yard. The Jalena Witch Hazel, pictured brings a whisper of Spring with its blossoms in the midst of Winter. There are several species available that bloom at staggered times, some of ...

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A Tree Nerd Runs Into Friends

Posted by on Jan 11, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

On a recent trip to Baltimore for MANTS, the Mid Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, our arborist, purchaser, and estimator extraordinaire Jennifer Hughes was fortunate enough to meet two of her heroes. On the left is Micheal Dirr, professor of horticulture at the University of Georgia and author of the infamous Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, ...

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Hands On Event For High School Students

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

Last year in the spring Windridge Landscaping took the opportunity to host a Career Day for 50 local high school students in the hopes of getting them excited about the possibilities for jobs in the field. With help from Creation Appreciation, Edible Landscapes, Allied Concrete & Eagle Bay Hardscapes, we were able to show the ...

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Blessings Every Day

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in News | No Comments

Last night a new baby calf was born on the farm.  Tis the season for blessings.  Everyone at Windridge Landscaping wishes you a very Merry Christmas.  Be safe and we look forward to seeing each of you in the new year.

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It’s A Family Affair

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in News | No Comments

It’s all hands on deck when the snow comes at Windridge.  Our crews were busy clearing snow in Nelson, Albemarle, and Charlottesville so the Boss and Mrs. Boss were out cleaning the snow off our greenhouses. We’re hoping everyone is safe, warm, and ready for all the joy the new year will surely bring.

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Our Thanks To You

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in News | No Comments

To our clients, our employees, and our friends. Thank you for everything you do to make this a successful, terrific place to work. Have a wonderful, long weekend filled with good things! Happy Thanksgiving!

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Winter Weather Can Be Hard On Trees

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

Ice covered trees could be spotted all over our area yesterday. If one of your favorite trees is covered in ice here are a few things to remember: do not shake limbs as this can cause them to snap, if a limb does break have it removed and the stub properly cut as soon as ...

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Enjoying The Fall Color

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

Abundant rain has given us fall landscape colors that we don’t often see. Native plants can provide this color consistently since they are used to the area. Grasses can provide color and texture well into the winter. Some of our favorites include Little Bluestem, Broomsedge, and Muhly Grass. If you see a plant you like, ...

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Carving Out A Space

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 in In Progress, Recent Work | No Comments

Virginia is fulling of rolling hills and breathtaking views. This home in Albemarle County is no exception. Windridge came in to help reclaim a little of that space for family friendly activities by installing some needed retaining walls. If there is a need on your property call Windridge and let us see if we can ...

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