Protect Your Garden from Summer Storms

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“Chance of late afternoon thunderstorms” is a part of nearly every meteorologist’s forecast between May and October. Even on the sunniest summer day, the possibility exists for dark clouds, high winds, pounding rain—even hail—when the right combination of cool and warm air, humidity, and other triggers are present. Humans and pets can take cover indoors, […]

Get Gardening While Social Distancing

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Just three months ago, very few people had ever heard of the phrase “social distancing.” Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single adult anywhere in the world who is unfamiliar with the term or its meaning. As the pandemic continues, social distancing is recognized as one of the most important things we can do […]

Summer Landscaping Tips: Do’s and Don’ts

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Summer is the time of year when your landscaping can really shine. In many ways, the work you do during the rest of the year is all meant to have your property looking its best during those warm summer evenings spent out on the deck or patio. With that said, you can’t exactly take summer […]

The Best Ways to Save Water in Your Landscaping

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It’s never a good thing to waste water. While your landscape almost certainly needs at least a little water to thrive, you don’t want to use any more than is necessary. Our natural resources are limited and using those resources in a responsible manner is an obligation we all share. Fortunately, there are plenty of […]

Tips For Safely Planting Around Your Home’s Foundation

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There’s much more to landscaping than just picking out what plant life you like and where to place them. Your home’s foundation must also be taken into consideration. With that being said, here are six tips to help guide you with safely planting and landscaping around your home’s foundation. Create Space Leave at least two […]

Five Winter Landscaping Preparation Tips

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In the wintertime here in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region, it is easy to forget about your landscaping. You have plenty of other things to do, and nothing is growing out there anyway, right? Well – it’s not quite that simple. Sure, winter isn’t exactly prime time for gardening and other landscaping activities, but you […]