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6 Plants For A Deer Resistant Plant Screen

6 Plants For Creating a Deer Resistant Plant Screen Are you tired of your garden becoming a buffet for local deer? Fear not! Creating a Deer Resistant Plant Screen is your ticket to reclaiming your outdoor space. By strategically selecting plants that deer tend to avoid, you can build a lush and protective barrier that keeps these hungry visitors at bay. In this guide, we’ll unveil six resilient plant species

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Why Garden Plants Turn Yellow?

Why Are My Garden Plants Turning Yellow? Unless a plant is meant to be yellow in color (i.e. Gold Dust Plant, Variegated Yucca), yellow leaves are a signal to gardeners that something has gone wrong. Yellowing of the leaves (Chlorosis) can point to a wide variety of health problems, but luckily there are a few tricks to get to the root of the issue. The pattern of yellowing, for example,

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7 Outdoor Living Areas For Fall

Outdoor Living Areas To Enjoy This Fall However big or small, and whatever your taste and budget, well-designed outdoor living areas can make enjoying the outdoors even more special. Spending time outdoors can help you refresh your mind, re-connect with loved ones, and make a nice evening, an exceptional evening. A well-designed outdoor seating area must take into account how the spaces will be used and the lifestyle of the

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Fall Landscape Guide

These Fall Landscape Tasks Offer Big Impact The fall landscape is one of the most pleasant times of the year to be in the garden. The air is crisp and the ground is soft. There is usually plenty of rain so any new plants go through less stress. Use our fall garden guide to plan out your work and to make sure your lawn and garden get all the care

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How To Attract Birds To Your Garden In Winter

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 around can brighten anyone’s day and they are easier to attract than one may think.

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The Benefits Of Fall Mulching

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 and causes its color to fade. Fall mulching can restore the beauty of the garden.

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6 Fun Family Earth Day Activities

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 the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes

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A Quiet Day At Arlington National Cemetery

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Renewal & Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery. Renewal & Remembrance is the landscape industry’s largest day of service in which we provide turf care, plantings, hardscape, irrigation upgrades and install lightning protect in very mature trees to the 639 acres that make up Arlington National Cemetery. Allentuck Landscaping Co. has long participated in Renewal & Remembrance

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Project Profile: A Chic Patio Design In Spring Valley

A Patio Design Made For Entertaining The words chic and landscape rarely go together, except when describing this patio project. Strong, bold lines, contrasting paver colors, and stainless outdoor kitchen fixtures combine to create a one of a kind hip patio for entertaining. This was a challenging project that took us out of our comfort zone. For the seat walls, we used greyed nickel colored wall blocks from the company

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6 Shrubs Rarely Damaged by Deer in Montgomery County, MD

Avoid Costly Deer Damage To Shrubs Deer can cause significant damage to landscape plants, as they have a wide range of dietary preferences and will often feed on a variety of shrubs, flowers, and trees. Their browsing habits can result in the stripping of leaves, twigs, and bark, which can weaken or kill the plant. Additionally, repeated browsing can cause a plant to become stunted or misshapen. There are, essentially,

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