The weather has started cooling down a bit in the Mid-Atlantic, heralding the upcoming arrival of fall. Just because the seasons will be changing soon doesn’t mean the color in your garden and landscape have to go away. Nursery and landscaping experts have been able to help homeowners display radiant colors in their gardens throughout…
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As a homeowner who has invested a significant amount of time, energy, and resources on your landscaping, one of the biggest challenges you’ll encounter is how to keep deer away from the end product. Maryland homeowners, in particular, ought to be wary of the damage deer can do to your garden and other plants –…
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All plants need a few things in order for healthy growth – water, sunlight, and proper nutrients are chief among them. We have already discussed some basic watering tips that you should use to ensure that your plants don’t dry out. Nutrients are also very important if you want a lush garden, and gardeners need…
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spring landscaping

Cultivating the best garden on your landscape requires an intricate understanding of balance. Plants need just the right amount of sunlight, shade, water, and nutrition to thrive – too much, or not enough, of any of these and your garden won’t be as vivacious or full of life as it could be. Mulching is a…
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The growing season, believe it or not, is already upon us! One of the tasks you should be performing on your landscaping this spring is cutting back your ornamental grasses and perennials. Pruning helps promote healthy growth and makes your landscape look its best throughout the spring and summer months. However, there are a few…
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mulching

Mulch is one of the most important tools available to a gardener and landscaper. This material helps slow down the evaporation of water from soil, keeps soil cool and shielded from the sun’s rays during the summer, and insulates plant roots during the cold winter. No matter whether you choose an organic or inorganic mulch…
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Cultivating the best garden on your landscape requires an intricate understanding of balance. Plants need just the right amount of sunlight, shade, water, and nutrition to thrive – too much, or not enough, of any of these and your garden won’t be as vivacious or full of life as it could be. Mulching is a…
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Spring is in full bloom and you may be thinking about adding some additional trees or shrubs to your landscape. However, there is a lot of conflicting information out there about the best time to plant them. Some experts claim that spring is the ideal season for planting while others say fall is the best…
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When watered and maintained properly, the plants in a landscape look naturally beautiful and lend an air of elegance to the surrounding property. It’s important to realize, however, that plants are living things that need water and grow just like we do, and sometimes this growth can get a little unruly. Pruning your plants is…
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All living things need water in order to survive. Humans know when they need water – they get thirsty. However, it’s not quite that simple to tell when plants need to be watered. Proper watering practices ensure the health of your flowers and plants and keep your landscape looking stunning day after day. Here are…
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