What’s Wrong with Moss?

by Jim McGlone, Urban Forest Conservationist, Virginia Department of Forestry – I frequently get calls asking about taking down or thinning trees. When I ask the caller “Why?” the answer is often because they can’t grow grass in the shade, all they have is moss. What’s wrong with moss? It’s soft, green, drought adapted, and…

Leave the leaves on the ground

Here are some ways YOU can join the growing number of Fairfax County residents who are willing to care for one of our most beneficial resources – TREES! Recycle Leaves Trees don’t expect you to remove the leaves they drop! They expect to recycle them next spring. Help them reuse the nutrients in those dead…