Sterling: 703-450-0034 | Manassas: 703-361-0313

Sterling: 703-450-0034
Manassas: 703-361-0313

Shady Turf Lawn Care Program Northern Virginia

A Beautiful, Healthy Lawn is Possible in the Shade

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Picture the perfect lazy summer afternoon – you’re in the cool shade of the backyard oak tree, surrounded by a peaceful green-scape of lawn and sipping an iced tea. You love the benefits that the shade from your mature trees and landscaping provides, but it’s a challenge to grow a healthy, green lawn with less than optimal sunlight, moisture and soil conditions.

There are a few steps you can take to help optimize growing conditions for shady lawns (read our tips). The good news - Bio Green is poised to tackle the challenges of growing a healthy lawn in shade conditions via our Shady Turf Lawn Care Program, specifically designed for the difficult conditions found in many mature communities in Northern Virginia.

Bio Green’s Shady Turf Lawn Care Program Delivers Shady Lawn Success

We offer the ideal lawn care program to promote the proper growth of turf grasses in shade conditions. We regularly tailor our Standard and Premium Turf lawn care programs to incorporate specialized treatments for that portion of the customer's yard that is shaded. Bio Green has over 30 years of lawn care experience, trained technical staff and the expert knowledge required to provide you with an affordable, tailored solution to your shady lawn issues. Our staff agronomist and soil conservation expert has specially designed our Shady Turf Program for Northern Virginia’s challenging soil and environmental conditions.

Bio Green starts the process of developing your Shady Turf Lawn Care Program with a free, no-obligation lawn evaluation and estimate. Our lawn care expert will walk the property with you, documenting the site’s conditions and your concerns. We frequently advise customers on steps they can take to optimize the situation, such as recommending which trees could be pruned, noting areas where more frequent fall raking can help and more.

This program is ideal for established lawns with a mature landscape that shades the majority of the lawn surface. If you've always wanted a beautiful lawn, but don't know how to get started – call, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Bio Green today or complete our online contact form. Our lawn care experts will answer all of your questions and concerns and design a lawn care program that will achieve a beautiful, thick lawn in challenging shady environments.

Shady Turf Program Details

Turf grass requires sunlight, water and soil with the proper levels of nutrients to thrive. Bio Green’s customized program for shady turf includes the following seasonal applications and services:

Early Spring

• Moderate rate balanced fertilization to improve density
• Slice aeration and seeding with shady blend for bare/thin spots (up to 10% of lawn area)
• Spot weed control
• Pre-emergent crabgrass control and microstegium control


• Low rate balanced fertilization
• Pre-emergent crabgrass and microstegium control
• Broadleaf weed control

Early Summer

  • Calcite lime applied at 15 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Chelated iron feeding to maintain good color while reducing fungus/disease activity
  • Disease and fungus control (curative)
  • Broadleaf weed control


  • Calcite lime applied at 15 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Japanese beetle grub control (curative)
  • Disease and fungus control (curative)
  • Broadleaf weed control


• Heavy rate balanced fertilization
• Slice aeration and seeding with shady blend for bare/thin spots (up to 10% of lawn area)
• Spot weed control

Late Fall - Winter

  • Winterizer feeding high in nitrogen for deep root system and early spring green up
  • Broadleaf weed control

Bio Green Works for You

GC company 2020Bio Green is a local, family-owned and operated business, serving Northern Virginia since 1987. We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our lawn care programs, lawn sprinkler & irrigation systems, outdoor lighting solutions, mosquito control services and drainage solutions. Contact us by phone, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fill out our contact form to schedule your no-obligation, free lawn evaluation and estimate.

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What Our Clients Say

  • Joe, Broadlands, VA
    My satisfaction with Bio Green is based largely on the broad range of outdoor services they can provide, as well as the professional talent of their staff. They can support every aspect of exterior yard and facilities development and maintenance. I began many years ago with lawn care, but as my needs grew, I increasingly turned to Bio Green for support. Soon after starting lawn care, I needed maintenance and support for a lawn sprinkler system, then water drainage issues caused me to consult them for installation of several underground water diversion projects. In each of these areas, Bio Green proved not only able to offer their services, but I found the personnel who performed the various tasks to be very knowledgeable and expert in attacking the problem. I now have a comprehensive services contract with Bio Green that provides me with the confidence that any necessary yard care task will be professionally provided promptly and at a fair price.
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