7-Visit Lawn Care Program

7-Visit Lawn Care Program

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“I am very proud of our lawn care program”

Joe Hertzler, President

In 1996 I set out to create a better lawn care program with three goals in mind:

1. Give you an outstanding lawn of which you can be proud.

2. Make dealing with my staff an enjoyable experience that is as responsive as though we were your personal gardeners.

3. Apply the remarkable advancements made in the last few years—instead of just doing it the way it has always been done—to lessen environmental impacts without sacrificing aesthetics or cost.

We have worked hard to create this area’s best lawn care program. I look forward to having my team work for you.

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Cool Season Lawns

Warm Season Lawns

Visit #1: Early to Mid Spring

Vist #1: Early to Mid Spring

  • Pre-emergent crabgrass control
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control
  • Biostimulant, including seaweed extract & beneficial bacteria
  • Iron to improve color and vigor
  • Pre-emergent crabgrass control
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control
  • Biostimulant, including seaweed extract & beneficial bacteria

Visit #2: Spring

Visit #2: Spring

  • Lime applied at the rate indicated by the results of your soil test
  • Spot-treat broadleaf and grassy weeds
  • Fungus control may be applied separately. Your technician will alert you if conditions are right.
  • Lime applied at the rate indicated by the results of your soil test
  • Spot-treat broadleaf and grassy weeds

Visit #3: Late Spring to Early Summer

Visit #3: Late Spring to Early Summer

  • Pre-emergent crabgrass control—2nd application for season long control
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control—2nd application
  •  Biostimulant & Iron
  • Pre-emergent crabgrass control—2nd application for season long control
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control—2nd application
  •  Biostimulant & Iron
  • High efficiency fertilizer application to feed until the end of the season
  • Organic matter to stimulate soil microorganisms

Visit #4: Mid to Late Summer

Visit #4: Mid to Late Summer

  • Balanced Fertilizer — Moderate rate to help turf recover from summer stress
  • Organic matter
  • Spot-treat broadleaf and grassy weeds
  • High efficiency fertilizer application to feed until the end of season
  • Organic matter
  • Spot-treat broadleaf and grassy weeds

Visit #5: Mid Fall

Visit #5: Late Summer

  • Balanced Fertilizer—Heavy rate for optimum root growth
  • Organic matter weed control
  • Fall pre-emergent to control winter annual weeds and annual bluegrass
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control
  • Compost tea to stimulate soil microorganisms

Visit #6: Mid Fall

Visit #6: Mid Fall

  • Balanced Fertilizer– Heavy rate to prepare turf for winter
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control
  • Post-emergent broadleaf weed control

Visit #7: Soil Test

Visit #7: Soil Test

  • A complimentary soil test is performed every third year
  • Results from this test are used to guide the treatment program for your turf
  • A complimentary soil test is performed every third year
  • Results from this test are used to guide the treatment program for your turf

Look forward to loving your lawn…

 Your satisfaction is guaranteed

 “We’re confident that our Hertzler & George Lawn Care Program will give you the results you’re looking for. In fact, we guarantee you’ll be thrilled. And if not, we’ll do what it takes to make it right.” - JOE HERTZLER, President


Hertzler & George

 is a design, build and maintenance firm in Williamsburg, Virginia dedicated to the development of extraordinary gardens and properties.

Contact Us

Hertzler & George

GreenGuard Associates, Inc

PO Box 457

Williamsburg, VA 23187-0457

tel: (757) 229-9668

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