Category: Landscaping Tips


How to Use Shade Plants and Hardscaping to Beautify Your Yard

Do you have a shady spot on your property where the grass won’t grow? Is the ground bare? Don’t let shade scare you. With the right planning, you can use shade plants and hardscaping elements to beautify any shady area. Choose Shade Plants that Will Thrive Unless you really, really just want turf grass, turn […]

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Deer-Resistant Plants: What Does That Really Mean?

Chances are, if you’re reading an article about deer-resistant plants, you have deer who wander onto your property. Maryland has a large deer population that is getting squeezed out of its natural habitat by continuing development. That means deer may be looking for food in your back yard. But there are some things you can […]

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Landscape Design – How to Get It Right

Landscape design is both an art and a science. It’s an art, because you are creating something beautiful, by arranging and modifying the features of your yard for aesthetic reasons. But landscape design is also a science, because we have to choose the right plants that will both look good and thrive. We have to […]

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Steps to Achieving the Custom Landscaping of Your Dreams

You have a beautiful home. Your landscaping should enhance and complement the overall picture. But where do you start? Start right here, with our steps to achieving the custom landscaping of your dreams. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for front yard landscaping ideas, backyard landscaping ideas or pool and landscape design ideas, there are some […]

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Beneficial Insects and How to Attract Them to Your Yard

Attracting beneficial insects and bugs to your yard helps your landscape, and helps the planet. What’s the difference between insects and bugs? Good question. Insects typically have wings, antenna, three sets of legs, and three distinct body segments. Butterflies, bees, ladybugs, and flies would be good examples of true insects. Bugs, on the other hand, […]

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Summer Landscape Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great

Now that warmer temperatures are here, we’d like to share a few summer landscape tips to keep your yard looking beautiful and well-maintained. Before we get started, you should know that these are tips for you if you do your own yard work. If you have a yard maintenance service, these tips will help you […]

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