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Area Landscaping

4118 Olley Ln
Fairfax, VA 22032703-323-0123

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Blade Runners

3150 Spring St Ste A
Fairfax, VA 22031703-273-8873

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Australian Landscaping & Construction

11522 Popes Head Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030703-278-0221

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Craven's Nursery & Pottery

9023 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031703-573-5025

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

12908 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030703-803-8733

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Bettys Azalea Ranch

12507 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030703-830-8687

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Merrifield Garden Ctr

12101 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030703-968-9600

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Lawn Doctors

2800 Juniper St
Fairfax, VA 22031703-698-7474

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Garden World Of Virginia

11343 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030703-591-6619

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Ground One Landscape

11501 Popes Head Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030703-278-9300

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Lancaster Landscapes

8505 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22031703-846-0944

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R T Turf Maintenance

PO Box 1045
Fairfax, VA 22038703-273-2628

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Xscapes

6012 Colchester Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030703-802-2262

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Blue Ridge Plan Design

13511 Virginia Willow Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033703-689-4671

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Bruce McElwee

Fairfax, VA 22030703-899-3557

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Campos Garden and Landscaping

4504 Guinea Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032703-346-8853

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Capitol Tree Service

10910 Maple St
Fairfax, VA 22030703-359-6608

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Davis Tree and Landscaping

Fairfax, VA 22030703-585-5590

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Dean Lucht's Lawn & Tree Service

Fairfax, VA 22030703-698-1555

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Erickson Landscaping

5106 Pommeroy Dr
Fairfax, VA 22032571-512-2818

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Since most garden centers buy—rather than raise—most of what they sell, there is room for tremendous variation in buying ability and buying standards. The opinions we collected from consumers on garden centers reflect this big variation in quality.

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Lawn care services work with different products and techniques, but the results they promise are similar. Companies usually offer customers a selection of “packages” that include specified treatment plans to take place over the course of a year.