Archive for the 'Articles by Kris' Category

GRATEFUL RECOGNITION

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

by Kris Wolf At our annual meeting and luncheon held at the beautiful ThorpeWood mountain retreat in February, Classic Landscaping, Inc. recognized several of our supervisors and managers who have been with our company for 10 years or more.   Most started with our company as laborers and have been promoted to supervisory or management positions. [...]

PREPARE YOUR MOWER FOR WINTER STORAGE

Monday, October 4th, 2010

by Kris Wolf As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, we realize that fall us upon us.  In preparation, we close our pools, cover our lawn furniture and put away our yard decorations, but what are we doing to maintain our lawn equipment? After the last mowing of the year, when the [...]

WEATHER AND OLD WIVES’ TALES

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

by Kris Wolf Lately, we have been dealing with unusually hot weather followed by a few days of several inches of rain.  As I sit on the porch with my mother watching the sunset over the Catoctin Mountains she says, “ Red at night sailors delight, red in the morning sailors warning.”  We talked about [...]

SUMMER LAWN CARE TIP

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

As the weather turns hotter and drier, grass growth slows and lawns lose their beautiful green hue.  It’s this summertime brown that concerns homeowners.  A recommended mowing height of 3” or higher is suggested during this time.  If you are not sure of the height setting on your mower, set the deck as high as [...]