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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Hardscaping Wrap Up In Albemarle

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in In Progress, Recent Work | No Comments

One of our biggest hardscaping projects of the year will be wrapping up soon. The owners of the property have been patient and kind as we worked through site difficulties so that the final results could be breath taking. The end of this year and early spring will be exciting when it comes to the ...

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Winter Is The Time To Install An Outdoor Living Space

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

The canvas is bare and the bones are exposed. Winter is a great time to install an outdoor living space. Water run off and drainage issues are easily exposes and can be remedied with the outdoor landscape and hardscape installation. All of the dirty work can be done in the winter so your new landscape ...

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Fall Is Bulb Planting Season

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

Although daffodils come to mind the number of bulbs available to plant is amazing. Our friends at brentandbeckysbulbs.com have a stunning assortment and their website is full of wonderful information.  My favorite bulb to plant this time of year isn’t of the flowering variety though, …it’s garlic. Doesn’t take up a whole lot of space ...

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Marshmallow Season Is Right Around The Corner

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

Make your backyard an inspirational place to spend time with the family. Outdoor fireplaces come in all shapes and sizes, finding one to customize your space is what we do best. From carving a space out of a hillside, to defining areas in a vast backyard, Windridge would love to chat with you about what ...

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Resources Abound In Our Area

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

One of the most amazing things about our area is the volume of resources available to us.  That certainly hold true in the category of plants. Here are a few upcoming events to look forward to: Piedmont Master Gardener’s Lecture – Shade Gardening – October 13th Piedmont Mater Gardener’s Lecture – Preparing The Garden For ...

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One Thing To Watch For As You Prune

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Tips | No Comments

Often seen east of the Mississippi River, Juniper Tip Blight is a fairly common disease found in younger or damaged plants. Blight can be avoided by using a mix of diverse and disease resistant plants which could include native species. If you must use them be sure to avoid shaded areas and space plants to ...

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