Healthy Virginia Lawns

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The Healthy Virginia Lawns (HVL) program is designed to provide science based lawn fertilization recommendations and other best management practices to homeowners. This video covers the how and why of this program, and provides details about how this program can be implemented locally. The HVL program is a joint venture between Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and the Department of Conservation and Recreation. For more information, please contact your local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office: or visit this website:

Healthy Virginia Lawn Promotional Video

Healthy Virginia Lawns Brochure

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Contact Information for Existing HVL Programs

Albemarle County, Scott Boven

Chesterfield County, Ashley Moulton

Fairfax County, Adria Bordas

Fauquier County, Tim Ohlwiler

Henrico County, Ed Olsen

James City County, Kate Robbins

Loudoun County, Beth Sastre-Flores

Newport News


Prince William County, Thomas Bolles

Stafford County, Guy Mussey

Winchester, Mark Sutphin

York County, Megan Tierney

For Additional Information on Urban Nutrient Management: 

Turf and Garden Tips

Urban Nutrient Management

Soil and Water Conservation thorugh Urban Nutrient Managament

Green & Clean DCR brochure

The Green and Clean Initative