August 20, 2014
Root Beer Floats
Root Beer Floats have been rescheduled for Monday, Aug 25 from 6:30-7:30 at the pool house. Thanks to Janelle for volunteering. Hope we have a great turn-out! Please remember to enjoy your treats outside of the pool area.
August 19, 2014
Vandals topple Jardin Fountain
Last weekend the Jardin Fountain was knocked over by vandals. A report has been filed with the Washington County Sheriff. Anyone with information is asked to contact Jennifer Campbell, the Master Association's Community Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lawn Care - $40 Core Aeration Service
Jeff Ambrose has offered his lawn aeration services to Victor Gardens residents for a number of years and does a very professional job. He's offering a Victor Gardens discount rate of $40/per lawn (slightly higher for larger lawns). That's less than what most others charge for this service. For do-it-yourselfers, this is a pretty good deal considering the cost of renting the machine, time and effort involved, plus the cost of gas. Jeff did a great job on our lawn over the last seven years, and I would recommend his service.
|Core Aeration Promotes Healthy Grass|
Call Jeff Ambrose directly at (651) 274-1535. He's currently coordinating a schedule of Victor Gardens appointments.
If you're unfamiliar with core aeration, the U of M Extension Service describes it pretty well, "Core aeration is the best method of dealing with the problem of compaction in the lawn. Aeration promotes moisture and air penetration into soils, resulting in deeper and healthier root systems on the grass plants. ... The best time of year to aerate the lawn is late August to early October. Aeration can be done in the spring but will lead to additional weed seeds being brought to the surface where they may germinate. In fall, weed seeds will also be brought to the surface, but they will not sprout."
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