Posts By:Allentuck Landscaping

Introduction If you’re like me, then you’ve probably spent a lot of time in your yard – either relaxing or playing with your children. You’ve gotten to know it and enjoy spending time there. You know that it looks its best when maintained, but you also know that it’s hard work to keep things looking…

It seems that every store window has a help wanted sign in it these days and the news is full of stories about how difficult it is to hire good people. The landscape industry is no different. At a time when there is plenty of business available, finding people to do the work is a…

Earth Day is all about honoring our planet and recognizing that it  needs a little help. Being  members of the “green industry” we could think of no better way to celebrate the day than by helping to beautify two local elementary schools through our Gardens For Grade School Grants program. Each year, Allentuck Landscaping Co.…

6 Things To Consider For An Outdoor Kitchen Creating an outdoor kitchen is a great way to enjoy your backyard all year round. Not only does an outdoor kitchen provide a great place to cook all kinds of delicious food, it can become a central gathering place in your backyard. The thought of creating an…

Attract Birds In Winter And Bring Your Garden To Life Ugh. It is winter. Gray, dull and down-right depressing at times. The lifeless landscape causes us to yearn for springtime, which can seem like forever in the future. One way to break the monotony is to attract birds to the winter landscape. Watching birds flirt…

Ever Wonder Why Leaves Change Color In Fall? Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter. During the spring and summer the leaves have…

Fall Mulching Can Improve The Health Of Your Garden When most of us think about mulching our gardens, our thoughts naturally turn to spring and the beating a garden can take from winter weather. The fact is, summer weather can be just as, if not more, brutal. The heat during the summer breaks down mulch…

These Fall Landscape Tasks Offer Big Impact The fall landscape is one of the most beautiful times for the garden. Plants are less stressed due to lower temperatures and more abundant water. For the same reasons, it is also one of the nicest times to be in the garden. Getting these tasks completed will pay…

This past week marked the 25th anniversary of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Renewal & Remembrance. Traditionally, this day of service is held at Arlington National Cemetery and attracts over 600 industry professionals working together to improve these important green spaces. This year, due to the pandemic, the number of volunteers permitted was…

Enjoy These Family-Friendly Earth Day Activities Every Day Although we consider every day to be earth day, the official Earth Day this year is set for April 22, 2021. Thankfully, there are plenty of Earth Day activities you can do with your family today, and every day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around…

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