Doggone Perfection: Making Your Yard More Pet-Friendly

TweetWho spends more time in your yard than you do? Your dog! Many homeowners are incorporating “dogscape” features to make their outdoor spaces more canine-friendly that are great for people too! What do you consider when designing a landscape that both you and your pups will love? Pick paw-friendly materials. Plants with soft, sturdy foliage […]

Best Flowers for Shade

TweetTrying to turn a yard that is completely shaded into a bright colorful landscape seems difficult, but with the right plants it can be done! There are many plant options for landscaping a completely shaded yard. Creating a shade garden is a great idea. A shade garden is a garden that is planted and grown […]

Hot Trend: Outdoor Fire Features

TweetThe sun is setting earlier and the weather is getting cooler, forcing unwanted limitations on our outdoor time. But who’s to say we should let the change of seasons chase us inside? Outdoor fire features provide heat and light to extend your time outside, allowing you to laugh in the face of Mother Nature. Benefits […]

The 5 Most Inspirational Ideas for Fall Landscape Design

TweetMany think that the cool, autumnal days of September herald the end of outdoor living for the year. But this line of thinking has no place in Maryland, where a yard can be an inviting place to relax around a fire pit, entertain on a back porch and enjoy landscape design nearly any time of […]

Lawn Care and Landscaping This Fall

Tweet Many homeowners want to add a pop of color in an otherwise dull-looking yard. There’s no need to have a bland landscape just because it’s fall and the daffodils are done blooming. Why should spring get all the glory? If you’d like to take time this fall to brighten up your lawn, landscaping in […]

How Much Value Does Landscaping Add to Your Home?

TweetThere is no denying that first impressions make an impact. Whether you’re an employee interviewing a candidate, or meeting a blind date at a restaurant, appearance can sometimes make or break the situation. The same goes for house-hunting. Buyers are more apt to take a closer look at a home with curb appeal than an […]

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Landscape Company

TweetA well-maintained landscape is an integral part of the overall value of your property. Plus, your yard should be a place for you to relax and enjoy! When hiring a landscaper, you should pick a company that knows precisely what you are looking to achieve and how best to achieve it. Here are five questions […]

5 Organic Weed Killers

TweetOne of the most common questions our customers ask is how to kill weeds organically. More and more households are moving towards natural, chemical-free ingredients for cooking and cleaning. Limiting the chemicals you use on your plants and flowers is a great way to continue that organic lifestyle. Below are 5 simple, natural ways to […]

Tree Planting Tips for Arbor Day

TweetToday is Arbor Day, a national celebration of trees and conservation. The observance started in the 19th century on the plains of Nebraska as settlers moved across the country. To their dismay, they found beautiful prairies and rolling hills but no trees or foliage! In 1872, J. Sterling Morton encouraged fellow Nebraskans to set aside one […]

How to Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

TweetWhile we can’t attract unicorns and rainbows, we can create a magical feeling in our landscapes with butterflies and hummingbirds. These delicate creatures provide serenity and enjoyment to any garden. Here are several tips to help you bring more beauty into your life this spring. Designating space Like most winged animals, butterflies and hummingbirds need […]