Jeff Howe Named President of the VSLD

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

The Virginia Society of Landscape Designers (VSLD) includes over ninety Certified Landscape Designers who have demonstrated competency in design, plant suitability, and graphic communication. Certified Designers must also fulfill annual continuing education requirements. This statewide group of professional designers is an excellent resource to utilize when beginning to plan your landscape. A well planned & easily maintained landscape ...

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Company Team Members Attend Piedmont Landscape Association Seminar

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

This past Thursday marked the 36th annual Piedmont Landscape Association (PLA) Seminar in Charlottesville, Virginia, held at the Paramount Theater located on the Downtown Mall. Several members of the Windridge Team were able to attend. It is a perpetual company goal to not only keep current with popular landscaping trends, but also broaden our professional knowledge base, keeping ...

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Better Than Crape Myrtle

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Tips | No Comments

It is undeniable that Crape Myrtles exploded on to the scene over the past decade. They seem to be planted everywhere in the Piedmont Region of Virginia. Due to the over planting of this decorative tree we are seeing a resurgence in Crape Myrtle Tip Blight. Crape Myrtle Tip Blight results from a fungus that causes ...

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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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