contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

154 Wolfcraft Way
Charles Town, WV, 25414
United States

304-707-0437

Cornerstone Lawn Services is a full-service, commercial & residential lawn and landscape company serving Jefferson, Berkley County, and Northern Virginia.

Lawn Care, Landscaping & Snow Removal.

Landscaping Division - Training Library

Landscaping Division

TRAINING LIBRARY

 

PRUNING SHRUBS

Pruning is a very important part of plant and shrub care. Click here to learn some of the basic pruning tips and techniques.

PRUNING TREES

Learn the right way to prune young trees to train the branches and improve the overall structure of the tree. Remember… pruning is NOT TO EXCEED 30% of the tree at anytime. This helps keep the tree strong, and healthy!

TRIMMING SHRUBS

Learn how to trim and shape shrubs. Remember… trimming is NOT TO EXCEED 30% of the plant specimen at anytime UNLESS directed by your team leader. Some flowering shrubs, or perennials may require special trimming.

TRIMMING ROSE BUSHES

Learn how to Knockout Roses (COMMON IN OUR AREA) Some other types of rose bushes require delicate pruning with loopers or bypass pruners

Edging Flower Beds - With SHovel

Learn how to prep and edge flower beds with a shovel. Remember… typical flower bed edging should be 4” deep when finished.

 

Edging Flower Beds - With MACHINE EDGER

Learn how to prep and edge flower beds with a machine edger. This is NOT a fast paced machine.. TAKE YOUR TIME, GO SLOW, and Remember… typical flower bed edging should be 4” deep when finished.

HOW TO INSTALL MULCH

Learn how to prep flower beds, and install mulch. Remember.. mulching is the LAST thing to be completed with your project. Mulch should be spread approximately 2” thick unless otherwise noted or instructed by your team leader

 

HOW TO PLANT A TREE

Learn how to prep, and install a tree. Remember.. to also stake and wire your trees after installation to make sure they grow straight, and the wind does not blow them over.

 

HOW TO PLANT A TREE OR SHRUB

If you want to know how to plant trees and shrubs like the pros, take a few extra moments to follow the steps demonstrated in this video for near guaranteed success. Set your plants up for success at the time of planting and you'll never have to look back.

HOW TO HOOKUP A TRAILER

How to hookup a trailer in Ten Easy steps: Step 1: Test the tow vehicle's wiring. Step 2: Verify the trailer ball & hitch meet the min. gross vehicle weight rating. Also check that the ball and hitch size match.

HOW TO USE A CHAIN BINDER

Learn how to fasten a load with a chain binder. These binders can be dangerous under high tension so be careful when fastening, and unfastening your load.

HOW TO USE A Ratchet Strap

Learn how to fasten a load with a chain binder. These binders can be dangerous under high tension so be careful when fastening, and unfastening your load.

HOW TO USE LANDSCAPE WEED BARRIER

Learn how to install weed barrier

HOW TO INSTALL METAL EDGING

How to install metal edging on lawns, flowerbeds, driveways & paths.

 

HOW TO INSTALL STONE EDGING

How to install stone edging on lawns, flowerbeds, driveways & paths.

HOW TO INSTALL POP-UP DRAIN

How to install pop-up drains to promote better water management, and increase curb appeal

 

HOW TO APPLY ROUNDUP WEED & GRASS KILLER

Using Roundup® Weed & Grass Killer products is a cinch. Here are a few tips to keep in mind so you can make the most of them.

 

HOW TO USE A CHAINSAW

A chainsaw is a great tool, but it takes knowledge and practice to use it confidently and safely. Learn how to get the most out of this powerful tool.

 

HOW TO OPERATE A JOHN DEERE SKID LOADER

Learn how to run, and operate a skid loader. Operational techniques, loading tips, and more.

THINK YOUR READY?

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE HOW GOOD YOU ARE!!