How to Prepare Perennials for Winter

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The big advantage to planting perennials in your garden is that you will not need to plant them again next year. With the ability to live through the winter weather and come back again next spring, perennial flowers are loved for their durability and consistency. However, you do need to take some steps in order […]

The Difference Between Annuals & Perennials

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Flowers can add tremendous appeal to any landscape. Even if you have a relatively ‘boring’ property, you can quickly spruce it up through the addition of just a few beautiful flowers. But which flowers should you add? A trip to the local nursery is likely to provide more questions than answers. You will see many […]

Tree Care & Maintenance Tips for the Fall

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Depending on how you feel about the summer heat here around Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region, you may be happy to see the fall season arrive – or you may be sad to see summer go. Either way, you will need to be sure to pay careful attention to the needs of your trees at […]

How to Care for Trees

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If you have used landscaping trees to improve the look of your property, you already know just how many benefits they can bring to a space. Depending on the kinds of trees used, you may gain shade, color, privacy, and even fruit. Of course, like any other living thing you plant on your property, trees […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Caring for Trees

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Even an experienced landscaper can make the mistake of thinking that their trees will pretty much ‘take care of themselves’. After all, we usually think of shrubs and trees as being hearty, sturdy plants, so most gardeners spend their time caring for flowers and grass. However, trees need attention too if they are going to […]

How to Care for Flowers & Plants in Hot Weather

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Here in mid-Atlantic areas such as Silver Spring, Frederick, and West Virginia, we all know that it’s a challenge to care for annuals, perennials and other flowers and plants during the hot summer months! While everyone loves to have a beautiful garden all throughout the year, it is not easy to bring your plants through […]

Five Landscaping Tips for Hot, Summer Weather

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One of the biggest challenges you can face when trying to landscape your property is creating a design which can withstand a long, hot summer. Hot weather is the sworn enemy of many of the traditional landscaping elements used on residential properties. If you are going to make it through the warm season with your […]

Seven Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid

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Despite what some people may believe, landscaping does not need to be complicated. You don’t need a magical ‘green thumb’ in order to successfully care for your plants – anyone can do it. You do, however, need to follow a few basic rules to make sure your grounds look great. Below you will find a […]