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How To Control Garden Weeds

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How To Control Garden Weeds

Get Control Of Garden Weeds Before They Control You Weeds In Your Garden Are As Inevitable As Death And Taxes If you were to name the worst garden task you need to do, I am willing to bet you would say weeding. Let’s face it. It is no fun, hard on the body and never ending. Weeds are tougher than your desirable plants that you worked so hard to grow. Weeds can grow just about anywhere and thrive. Weeds will win every time. Here are 6 tips to help keep weeds under control. Mulch, Mulch, Mulch A good 2”-3” layer of mulch not only protects our...

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Allentuck Landscaping Co. Visits Dufief Elementary School

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Allentuck Landscaping Co. Visits Dufief Elementary School

Allentuck Landscaping Co. Installs 2017 Gardens For Grade Schools Grants It was a hot day, but also a wonderful day as we installed this year’s Gardens for Grade School Grants at Dufief Elementary School in North Potomac, Maryland. Earlier in the day, our landscape crew installed an 8’x4’ cedar planter with perennials that attract butterflies; Coreopsis, Sedum, Echinacea and several other species. After the installation was complete, over 80 second graders came out to see the new raised garden and to learn about butterfly gardens. Bruce...

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Organic Tick Control

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Why Every Maryland Homeowner Should Have Organic Tick Control Ticks may be tiny to the eye, but they pose a large threat to humans, namely as carriers of Lyme disease. Worse yet, they are infesting the entire U.S., including Maryland. In fact, Maryland ranks near the top for tick sightings. Are you protecting yourself and your family from disease-carrying ticks? Facts About Ticks Deer ticks in Maryland are known for carrying Lyme disease. Immature deer ticks can be so small that they are nearly invisible to the human eye. Deer ticks don’t...

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Allentuck Landscaping Co. Is Lending A Hand To Local Military Families

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Allentuck Landscaping Co. Joins National GreenCare for Troops Movement to Support Local Military Families We are so pleased to announce that Allentuck Landscaping Co. has joined ranks with Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program, a program designed to provide lawn care and landscape services to families of currently deployed military personnel as well as post 9/11 service-connected wounded/disabled veterans at no charge. Allentuck Landscaping Co. will participate with lawn care and landscape professionals from across the country that...

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How To Wow! Your Home’s Front Landscape

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Your Home’s Front Landscape Should Make you Proud To Come Home Your front yard is the first thing people see when they arrive. More importantly, it is the first thing you see when you arrive home. It should highlight the style and character of your home and make a bold statement. Add a few of these landscaping and hardscaping features to create an inviting entrance that will make you proud to call your own. Walkways Walkways are an important part of your front yard landscape design. A beautiful walkway provides an aesthetic way for you...

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What To Look For When You Hire A Landscape Contractor in North Potomac, MD

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Looking to hire a landscape contractor in North Potomac, MD? It is easy, if you know what to look for. There have been a rash lately of unscrupulous people posing as landscape companies in North Potomac, MD and taking advantage of elderly residents (See Washington Post article). Do you know what to look for before you hire a landscape contractor? Here are 5 things to find out. 1. Reputation This seems like a no brainer but it is always amazing that someone will hire strictly on price instead of reputation. Who else is using the company in...

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8 Best Garden Plants For Attracting Butterflies

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8 Best Garden Plants For Attracting Butterflies

Plant These Plants For Attracting Butterflies To Your Garden Butterflies are a delight to have in one’s garden. Attracting butterflies to your garden is easy. It is important to plant the one thing they cannot resist, flowers. Flowers and butterflies go hand in hand. As a poet once pointed out, butterflies are flying flowers, and flowers are tethered butterflies. Here are 8 of the best plants for attracting butterflies to your garden.   Butterfly Bush – Buddleia sp.  Butterfly bush is a shrub that’s typically covered in...

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8 Deer Resistant Perennials

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8 Deer Resistant Perennials

Try These Deer Resistant Perennials In Your Garden If you are reading this you already know that damage to landscape plants in Montgomery County, Maryland by White Tail Deer has increased dramatically over the last few years. Hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to gardens has occurred. The problem has become worse because of a rising deer populations, encroachment of human’s into the deer’s natural territory and the absence of any predators to keep the deer population in check. The reality of the matter is that the list of...

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Allentuck Landscaping’s Inside Dirt – May 2017

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Are We There Yet? One of the down sides to having a warm winter is that spring seems to drag on forever. Don’t get me wrong, I love spring and the opportunity to get more work done sure beats the alternative. But it can be exhausting for everyone. We are all working extra hours and the fact that there does not seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel. I know how frustrating that can be. Let’s not look at the negative. Let’s fill our glass half (or more) way up. We have all heard the stories of companies that are not even working 40 hours...

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Allentuck Landscaping – May 2017 Safety Line

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Seguridad del extintor de incendios Cómo extinguir pequeños incendios de forma adecuada Los extintores de incendios están diseñados para extinguir incendios pequeños en sus primeras etapas cuando el fuego presenta un riesgo relativamente menor para el operador. Un extintor puede utilizarse en lo que se conoce como etapa incipiente, es decir, cuando el fuego: Es leve. Aumenta lentamente. Hay poco humo. Hay poco calor. Si el fuego es demasiado extenso, si hay mucho humo o si usted está muy asustado, evacue de inmediato.  PASS Para operar un...

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