Tag: landscape design


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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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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Four Seasons Landscaping – Why It Matters

If you want a beautiful property year-round, you need to plan with four seasons landscaping in mind. Why? So for every season, you have color and visual interest in your landscape design. Summer is easy because the grass is green, the trees are lush, and annuals and perennials are blooming in your gardens. Fall is […]

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