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Allentuck Landscaping Company Wins Houzz Recognition

Allentuck Landscaping Co. Recognized For Customer Service Standards For the fourth straight year Allentuck Landscaping Company has been recognized for outstanding customer service by Houzz.com. Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design. “This recognition shows the level of care our staff has for our customers and the experience we try to deliver every day. I am extremely proud of our team and all they have accomplished,” remarked

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5 Garden Resolutions That Are Easy To Keep

Improve Your World With These Garden Resolutions We can all do a little more to improve the world. Why not start in your own garden with these very easy garden resolutions. Every little bit helps! Start Composting Composting is easy, reduces waste, and gives you back great soil to put back in the garden. Why send garden and food waste to a landfill, which would waste fuel, emit pollution, and

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Why Our Complete Landscape Maintenance Program May Be For You

A Complete Landscape Maintenance Program Makes Life Easier Our complete landscape maintenance program is designed to deliver easy, no hassle results for you and your landscape. We hear it all the time when we ask potential customers how they have cared for their lawn and landscape in the past: “I did it myself…but it took a lot of time that I just didn’t have”. “I used three different companies to

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All About Our Child Safe, Pet Safe, Earth Safe Lawn Care Program

We Think You Will Love Our Safe Lawn Care Program A lush green lawn is part of the American dream. But does fulfilling that dream need to come with safety risks due to overuse of pesticides? Does a lawn care program really need to harm the earth? At Allentuck Landscaping Co., we do not think so. We believe one can have a beautiful lawn and still have it child safe,

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Our Recent Backyard Patio Projects

It Was A Busy Fall Building Backyard Patio Projects It has been a busy fall at Allentuck Landscaping Co. We have had the opportunity to design and build some wonderful outdoor spaces for our customers. It always makes us happy to know we are helping these families spend quality time outdoors. Here are some of our recent backyard patio projects. Flagstone Patio In Kentlands – Gaithersburg, Maryland This patio living

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Pest Alert: Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly Is Heading To Our Area A new non-native invasive insect pest is moving towards our area and is a serious threat to landscape plants, forest trees and agricultural crops. The Spotted Lanternfly is a leafhopper originally native to China, India and Vietnam. It was first spotted in the United States around 2014 in Pennsylvania. Populations have since been confirmed in Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia. For the first

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Our Guide To Fall Annuals

Keep The Color Coming With Fall Annuals Just because fall has arrived does not mean the garden cannot have lots of color. In our climate, many fall annuals will bloom well into the approaching winter. Some, like pansies, will even bloom again once spring arrives. Consider these fall annuals as a way to brighten your fall and beyond. Chysanthemums One of the nice things about Chrysanthemums is that the varieties

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The Best Places To Buy A Pumpkin In Montgomery County, MD

Our List Of The Best Places To Buy A Pumpkin In Montgomery County, MD Halloween is just around the corner so it is time to gut a pumpkin and make a Jack O’ Lantern. Whether you give yours a scary face, funny face or create a work of art, you need a place to purchase your pumpkin. The following are the where we consider the very best places to buy

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Too Much Rain And Its Effect On Your Landscape

What Does Too Much Rain Mean To Your Landscape Plants and lawns love water, right? Well, yes, in the right quantity. Can too much rain have a negative effect on your landscape? Absolutely. July, August and September have seen an incredible amount of rainfall in our area. The Washington Post reported that the combined July-August total of 14.56 inches ranks as the 10th-wettest such two-month stretch in D.C. history, and

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Fragrant Plants Greatly Enhance A Landscape Design

Add Fragrant Plants To Your Garden Design Most garden designs only consider appearance but a well-designed garden appeals to all of the senses. Who doesn’t love to see beautiful flowers or interesting foliage. The sound of leaves rustling in the wind or birds singing appeals to our ears. The soft touch of an ornamental grass inflorescence against our cheek. The sense of smell is among the strongest of the senses.

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