As beautiful oranges and reds begin appearing on your landscape, the time will soon come when you need to prepare it for the barren winter season. Doing fall cleanup tasks now lessens the amount of work you’ll have to do in the spring, ensures the health of your landscape going forward, and keeps your family…
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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. Share this:

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If your yard is not properly draining after fall rains, you’re in for bigger problems once snow and ice arrive. Effective runoff and drainage will allow your landscape to get the water and nutrients it needs without taking all of your soil with it. Soil erosion is a big problem for many homeowners. Here’s what…
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As we’ve progressed through the rainy season, we’ve discussed various ways landscaping professionals solve potential issues with water drainage. Systems such as trench drains and catch basins provide effective means for controlling stormwater and the damage it can do on your property, while dry creek beds are natural features that can be implemented seamlessly into…
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For the last several weeks, we’ve been covering some of the various solutions available to homeowners who struggle with landscape drainage problems. As we’ve discussed before, improper drainage can be devastating to your home and your surrounding landscape. Every rain and snowstorm puts your property at risk of costly damage. One particularly popular solution to…
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Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer for many homeowners, and with it, those with pools start preparing to close them down for the season. What if you’re a homeowner who doesn’t have a pool, but has been dreaming of having one all summer long? Now is the perfect time to begin planning a…
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Properties consisting of flat terrain or dense earth and soil tend to have issues with water drainage. Stormwater and runoff accumulate on the land, creating all kinds of problems within the landscape. These problems could even extend to your actual home, leading to water damage that is difficult and costly to repair. Last week, we…
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In addition to downspouts and retaining walls, catch basins are important components in the prevention of water damage to your property. These basins are the most important pieces of a landscape drainage system. Knowing what they are, why they are important, and how to keep them maintained will ensure that your property won’t succumb to…
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The start of summer is almost here which means it is the perfect time to venture outdoors.  Summer brings warm weather and late nights, so it is a great time to take full advantage of your backyard landscape.  If you want to entertain guests or just relax with your family, then you should look into…
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