Category Archives: mowing

Common Ground Drainage Problems Mean Mosquito-Breeding Ponds

As can be seen in this image form Parcel K, there is a pipe under the gasline berm along Rt7 that has collapsed, which is causing erosion & standing water:-\
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Common Ground Swamps

our parcel J swamp is not only a breeding ground for mosquitoes, it’s problem for mowing…
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Our Entrance Median

As a part of a state-maintained street, our entrance median is maintained by VDOT…but as we can’t wait for them to get around to it, we have our contractor, Green Village Landscaping, mow the grass;-)

And you may have noticed that only 2 of the original cherry trees that lined the media survive; the website’s header image dates from 2002, but was taken before that;-} Most of them succumbed to root rot, due to piling mulch around the trunks, but the one on the inside end was mowed down when a car jumped the curb:-{ i have some pix somewhere;-}

not a problem:-)

looks like green village mowed the big field (parcel j/L iirc)

but hadn’t yet gotten to parcel i when i was rding around in the early afternoon…

it was done by 6pm…

common ground wetlands


the drainage ditch in our largest parcel, J/L, has filled up over the years, creating puddles of standing water

which make mowing a muddy effort,
not to mention mosquito breeding grounds:-\