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JRGM recently named to the 2015 Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list.

Posted on May 27, 2015 by sysop in News | (0) Comments

James River Grounds Management has been named to the 2015 Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list – the most prestigious listing of the largest landscape companies in North America sponsored by The Toro Company. This year’s full list can be found at http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/top-100.aspx

JRGM’s 2nd Annual Back Pack Drive!

Posted on August 28, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (0) Comments

August 27, 2014 was our 2nd Annual Back Pack Drive! We are truly blown away by the success of this event! We would like to thank our generous donors who made this drive possible for the students of Poquoson Elementary School. Please enjoy some photos taken from this event! Dominion Promotions John Deere Landscapes YardWorks Glen Allen Nursery Colesville Nursery Mulch Unlimited Southeast Spreading James River Cellars Heads Up Sprinklers Lancaster Farms Printing Wright Jack Ball with Red Coats

JRGM’s Back Pack Drive!

Posted on July 31, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (0) Comments

Giving back to our community is one of the cornerstones of our work at JRGM.  As citizens of the world, we believe it’s our great responsibility to positively impact the places we call home.  We see our employees, vendors and customers as an extension of our family and for that reason we invite you to partner with us in an exciting stewardship opportunity. As the new school year approaches, we have partnered with Poquoson Elementary School in an effort to provide school supplies for many of their children whose families […]

July Smart Irrigation Month – Know the Difference: Drought Stress or Fungus?

Posted on July 17, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (1) Comment

It’s the time of year when temperatures are high and the grass is starting to look a little brown.  We understand that the immediate reaction is to think your grass is dying.  We want to assure you that your grass is not dying. First, we must explain the difference between Fescue grass and Bermuda grass. These two types of grass have very different properties. Fescue grass, the most common type of grass, thrives during cooler months in spring and fall. Bermuda grass, which is less common, tends to flourish more […]

JRGM Works to Protect and Preserve Our Waterways

Posted on July 3, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (0) Comments

This week marks the beginning of July Smart Irrigation Month!  The conservation of our natural resources is more prevalent than ever, with water conservation at the forefront. It’s not enough to simply use less water to conserve water; we must preserve the quality of our water by protecting it from pesticides, fertilizers and other excess chemicals. Virginia is one of the leading states in implementing a nutrient management strategy to reduce runoff from lawns, offices, parks, and golf courses. Much of our drinking water comes from the ground so it […]

JRGM Welcomes Our Newest Estimator, Rian Crabtree!

Posted on June 19, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (0) Comments

My very first job in high school was in landscaping, and it is there that my passion for the landscape and horticulture industry began.  Shortly thereafter, I discovered the pride I had in making the natural and man-made landscape more appealing.  This ultimately led to my enrollment in the Landscape Architecture program at Virginia Tech. While successfully pursuing a degree in Landscape Architecture as well as a Minor in Horticulture, I completed two design internships with Basnight Land & Lawn and Whitesell Group Inc.  I have additionally enjoyed pursuing freelance […]

Choosing the Correct Fuel for Outdoor Power Equipment

Posted on June 3, 2014 by sysop in JRGM Blog | (0) Comments

In our industry, every day we are faced with equipment challenges: Mower blades break, equipment breaks down or parts break. But we find that proper fuel and equipment maintenance helps to minimize fuel system issues, which in turn helps with the overall functioning of your equipment. Here are some helpful tips to keep your equipment running at its best this cutting season:   – Purchase only the amount of fuel that will be used in 30 days. – Add fuel stabilizer to the fuel the day you buy it. – […]

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