Our Recent Landscape Projects – September 2020

Contemporary Outdoor Living Room in Washington DC

Strong lines, geometric shapes and bold colors come together in this unique outdoor living space in Spring Valley. The home was recently re-built in a very contemporary style so the patio area naturally had to match. For the seat walls and outdoor kitchen we used Techobloc Graphix block in nickel grey with onyx colored caps. The paver patio was built using a combination of Techobloc Blu pavers in shale grey and onyx. The kitchen grill and access doors were all stainless steel. The project had some difficult drainage problems which we solved with a series of surface rains, corrective grading, and by taking the downspouts underground.

A Family Gathering Space in North Potomac, Maryland

Our customer had a nice second story deck but wanted to expand the outdoor living space by adding a patio outside their basement door. We designed a paver patio that would also have a nice seat wall along two sides of it. Lights were added under the seat wall cap to expand its use well into the night. Stairs access was added from the deck to the patio to make going back and forth seamless. To finish the project off, we added new plantings in the front yard and along the rear fence.

Entry Plaza in North Bethesda, Maryland

The layout of this home, with its separate garage in front of the home, created a unique space for us to design. An existing large Japanese Maple absolutely had to be preserved so we turned it into the focal point of the project. The entry stoop was covered with Pennsylvania flagstone and the riser was faced with Carderock stone. The entry walkway and plaza were paved with Techo Bloc 60mm Blu pavers (Color: Sandlewood). The garden was edged with Indian Cobble block to make sure the Japanese Maple truly stood out.

A Hillside Re-Imagined in Rockville, Maryland

Landscape Projects

For this project, we were presented with a very difficult hill problem to solve. Our customer was tired of mowing the dangerous slopes. Additionally, the existing steps were not connected to the driveway so the flow to the front door simply did not work well. We designed a flowing garden on the slopes with several Redbud ‘Forest Pansy’, Anthony Waterer Spirea, Blue Pacific Juniper and All Gold Forest Grass. There are plants for every season in this garden. A new double tier flagstone walkway was installed with a small sitting are at the top from which guests can be greeted.

A Paver Patio and Outdoor Kitchen in Bethesda, Maryland

Our customer had an old brick patio that was falling apart and wanted to create a much more usable space for his family to dine on and to entertain friends. We designed a multi-layer patio which included plenty of room for dining, an outdoor kitchen, and a fire pit area to enjoy in the evenings. The patios were build using Nicolock Stoneridge pavers (color: Peconic) edged with Nicolock Holland Pavers (color: charcoal). The seat wall and outdoor kitchen were built using Nicolock Colonial block (oyster blend). The grill and access door are stainless steel. Lighting was added under the steps and wall caps to give a special glow to the space in the evenings.

Creating Lawn In The Shade in Rockville, Maryland

Landscape Projects

What does one do when their backyard is so shady that grass will not grow and the kids still want a lawn to play on? We suggest using artificial turf. It is soft to play on and needs no care whatsoever. In a addition, our team re-set and expanded a flagstone patio, added shade loving plantings, and installed a drainage system to keep everything nice and dry.

Landscape Maintenance On An Estate In Bethesda, Maryland

Landscape Projects

For the past six years, Allentuck Landscaping Co. has maintained this five acre estate in Bethesda, Maryland. We have also improved many of the garden areas and hardscape surfaces as well. The property has many separate and unique garden areas which require special care, lawn areas flowing between the gardens, and a pool patio with many container gardens. Each year we also install hundreds of flowering annuals to make sure there is always plenty of color for our customer to enjoy.


Allentuck Landscaping Co. is Your Residential Landscape Company

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At Allentuck Landscaping Company, our mission is to create beautiful environments for people to enjoy. We see landscaping as a way to improve people’s lives.

The Allentuck Landscaping Company team has been a leading landscape company in Montgomery County, Maryland for over 34 years with our turnkey approach to landscape design, installation, construction and maintenance. Most companies try to serve many types of customers at the same time; homeowners, shopping centers, office buildings and the list goes on. At Allentuck Landscaping Co., we focus on one customer, you, the homeowner. We have a singular focus on bringing you the best landscape practices, the best customer service, and the best value for your home.

Services Provide – Master Landscape Plans, Complete Maintenance Programs, Plantings, Patios, Walkways, Retaining Walls, Water Features, Outdoor Lighting, Outdoor Kitchens, Trellises & Pergolas, Irrigation Systems, Drainage Solutions, Grading & Sodding. Fire Pits & Fire Places, Spring Clean Ups, Decks, Fences, Mosquito & Tick Control, Deer Control.

Areas Served – Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, North Potomac, Darnestown, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Damascus, Boyds, Clarksburg, Ijamsville, Urbana, Frederick in Maryland and Washington DC.

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 that not only thrive in various garden settings but also


My Crape Myrtle Looks Dead

My Crape Myrtle Looks Dead. Should I Worry? Crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia) are renowned for their stunning blooms, vibrant foliage, and resilience in various climates. These deciduous shrubs or small trees are beloved additions to many gardens, offering beauty from spring to fall. In our area, Crape Myrtles are treasured as one of the only types of trees that blooms in the late summer. Understandably, losing a Crape Myrtle from one’s garden is a big loss. Crape Myrtles are also one


Project Spotlight: Hardscape & Drainage Solutions

Your Leading Hardscape and Drainage Contractor Met Two Challenges for This Homeowner As a full-service landscaper, our team at Allentuck Landscaping Company is ready to lend our expertise in improving any outdoor space. We’re the go-to contractor across our complete selection of services, but we’re well known as hardscape and drainage experts.  For today’s Project Spotlight, we’re sharing two separate projects we completed for a homeowner in North Potomac. We solved a major drainage challenge that was threatening the home,


Why Now Is the Time to Book Landscape Cleanup & Maintenance Services

In Need of Landscape Cleanup & Maintenance Services? Book Before Calendars Fill As the winter weather begins to thaw, spring is approaching. And while spring may be the time for cleaning your house, the tail end of winter is the best time to book landscape cleanup and maintenance services. Winter leaves behind debris and will typically leave your landscaping and lawn looking a bit ragged. Not only that, but there’s quite a bit of preparation that must be completed to


5 Essential Elements for an Amazing Outdoor Design

Insights Into How To Create An Amazing Outdoor Design Quality outdoor design can transform your outdoor space into a captivating oasis involves a careful blend of design elements that cater to both aesthetics and functionality. From the warmth of a fire pit to the allure of outdoor lighting, the freshness of greenery, the comfort of shade under a pergola, and the practicality of an outdoor kitchen, these five components can turn any yard into a haven for relaxation and entertainment.


7 Front Walkway Ideas To Make Your Home More Welcoming

These Front Walkway Ideas Will Make You Glad To Come Home Making your home feel brand new can be as simple as updating the curb appeal. At Allentuck Landscaping, we’ve designed and installed a variety of front walkways over the years, and today we’ve gathered a few of our favorites to showcase. Each walkway features a unique pattern or material combination. We hope these front walkway ideas spark some brilliant ideas inside of you, and, of course, we hope you