Freezing is a fact of life during the winter in Maryland, so when the temperatures start dropping you’ll need to have a plan for making your driveway and pavers safe to traverse. There are plenty of different kinds of ice melt agents available on the market, but you can do some serious damage to your…
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Winter is undoubtedly a slow time of the year for homeowners looking to improve their landscapes. However, while some homeowners don’t think too much about it, this season is all about preserving and taking care of your current landscape. With proper management and care, you won’t have to rehabilitate it this spring. Be proactive this…
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Snow removal is essential work during the winter months in Maryland. We rely on snow plows to help us dig out after snowstorms. However, too many homeowners know just how much damage a careless snow plow driver can do to their landscaping and property. Plows can jump curbs and rip up sod on the edge…
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Taking care of your landscape is a year-round commitment that will require some effort even during the dormant winter period. Some care techniques, such as using a safe ice melt during snow events, are relatively indirect and aim to protect the dormant landscape from developing problems that won’t turn up until the growing period begins….
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With the holiday season approaching, we’re starting to see beautiful holiday lighting going up in homes all over the area. Outdoor holiday lighting truly makes this season one of the most wonderful times of the year! However, ringing up the lights can be perilous if homeowners aren’t careful. If you’re wondering how you can decorate…
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While snow alone may not be enough to cause significant damage to your landscape, certain types of snow removal can have lasting, damaging effects on both your landscape and hardscape this season. For this reason, it is important to keep the health of your landscape in mind as you as removing snow from your trees,…
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spring landscaping

Most homeowners don’t tend to think too much about their landscaping once the winter descends on the area. They are quite content to clean up the yard, winterize their existing landscaping features, and wait until the following spring to make improvements or changes. However, winter is actually the best time to begin planning spring landscaping…
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We are getting closer and closer to the official start of winter, which means temperatures are dropping and the sun is setting earlier and earlier.  Even though it is getting darker earlier in the day, you still be able to take advantage of your landscape.  Installing lighting around your property allows you to relax outside…
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As cooler temperatures have begun to take hold in Maryland, homeowners are starting to prepare their various landscaping features to survive the winter. If you have a pond as part of your landscape, you’ll need to take special precautions this fall, especially if it houses fish. With freezing temperatures on the horizon, your pond needs…
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Landscape grading is one of the essential elements that prevents water from entering your home and ensures that your landscape is appropriately watered. If your landscape grading is not properly done, storm runoff might be directed toward your foundation instead of away from it. Today, we’re telling you the basics of landscape grading.