7 Common Spring Pests In Maryland Gardens

As the weather warms up and spring approaches, many gardeners in Maryland are eagerly planning their spring garden. However, as beautiful as ornamental plants can be, they are also susceptible to a variety of common spring pests that can harm their health and appearance. From scale insects to spider mites, thrips, mealybugs, and whiteflies, there are many pests that can attack and damage ornamental garden plants in Maryland. In this

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Keys To A Low-Maintenance Garden

Time is a valuable commodity these days. Most homeowners are looking for ways to reduce the amount of time and effort they have to spend maintaining their landscape beds. Fortunately, there are several ways to accomplish this goal. Choose Low-Maintenance Plants One of the most effective ways to reduce maintenance in your landscape beds is to choose plants that require minimal care. Look for plants that do not require pruning

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How To Have A Beautiful Pesticide-Free Lawn

We often get asked; “Can we have a thick, green lawn without dangerous pesticides and lots of fertilizers?” The answer is a very strong – YES! That is, if you follow a recipe of correct cultural practices. The following practices are key to a pesticide-free lawn. Mowing at the proper height Maintaining the soil pH Aerating and overseeding annually And our secret ingredient, using bionutrients Mowing At The Proper Height

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2022 In Review – A Look Back At Our Landscape Projects

It is always fun to look back over the past year and take in all the spectacular landscape projects our team members completed. The projects we did in 2022 include swimming pools, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, patios, lighting and so much more. We are looking forward to 2023 when we get to create even more great landscapes for our clients. For now, enjoy these projects from the past year. Backyard

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Where Do Your Fall Leaves Go?

Living in a four-season climate is wonderful! We get to enjoy all the changes of the seasons. The flowers in spring, the sun in the summer, the leaves changing in the fall, and, although some people may not enjoy it, snow in the winter. It is that time between fall and winter that can be challenging to landscape contractors. This is when leaves fall from the trees and create havoc

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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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Why A Landscape Maintenance Program May Be Right For You

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 the way they should. That’s where we come in! With our landscape maintenance program, we

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Growing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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 huge challenge for most companies. The issue is compounded when trying to fill the most

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Our Gardens For Grade School Grants Program And Earth Day…A Beautiful Combination

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. offers $1,000 grants to local schools to be spent on beautification programs. Improvements to the

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