Tag: Darnestown

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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5 Worst Pieces of Advice About Lawn Care

We’ve Debunked 5 Lawn Care Advice Myths There is a lot of bad lawn care advice floating around out there about lawn care. Some of it is urban myth. Some of it is spread by “know it alls”. Some of it is just a plain old fashioned cop out. We want to set the record straight on these lawn care myths once and for all so you can get your

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Finding The Right Lawn Care Company For You

Have You Found Your Lawn Care Company? Do you know what to look for when you hire a lawn care company? Don’t take a leap of faith when you hire someone to be on your property and trust someone to care for your valuable landscape. Find out the following information before you hire your next lawn care company. Does The Company Have Enough Knowledge And Experience To Care For Your

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Lawn Care That Is Kid Safe, Pet Safe, Earth Safe

We All Want Lawn Care That Is Safe Safe lawn care is something that we are all concerned about. We want to know that our lawns are safe for our children and for our pets. We also want to make sure that what we put on our lawns is not harming the earth. At the same time, we all still want the American dream of a lush, green yard. It

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11 December Landscape Tasks For Montgomery County, MD

Getting These  Tasks Done In December Will Pay Dividends Down The Road for your Montgomery County, MD landscape It may be December  but there us still a lot to do in your Montgomery County, MD landscape. December is a great time to divide perennials. It’s like getting free plants! Some of the easiest to divide include Hostas, Daylilies, Astilbe, Black Eye Susan and Purple Cone Flower. For easy to follow instructions

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How To Divide Perennials

Dividing Perennials Dividing perennials is a great way to keep your garden from getting over crowded. It is also a great way to get new plants to spread to other parts of your landscape. One other side benefit, you can trade extra plants with friends for some of their extras. The following instructions are from Clemson University. Prepared by Karen Russ, HGIC Information Specialist & Bob Polomski, Extension Consumer Horticulturist,

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Why Leaves Change Color

Why Leaves Change Color The Splendor of Autumn 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 served as factories where most of the foods necessary for the tree’s growth are manufactured.

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The Ultimate Guide To An Extraordinary Patio – Part 1

There Are Basic Principles To Creating An Extraordinary Patio This is a two part blog post. The first part will focus on material selection and design. The second part will focus on patio features you can select to make your patio extraordinary. At Allentuck Landscaping Co, we view patios as an extension of your home, your outdoor family room, so to speak. A place to spend quality time with family and

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Olympic Spirit Has Hit Us Hard!

Introduce Gold Medal Plants Into Your Garden In the spirit of the Olympics, it is time to go for the gold! We understand that not everyone can be a world class athlete and win a gold medal, but everyone can add a little gold to their landscape. Good landscape design balances having plants that flower with plants that offer color in their foliage. While it is nice to get a

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Using Trees To Help Cool Your Home

It’s Smart To Use Trees To Help Cool Your Home Let’s not mince words; it is hot out there. But then again, it is late July and it is supposed to be hot. If you are like most of us, your air conditioner is running constantly. In this day and age of high technology, isn’t it nice that something as simple as planting a tree in the right location can

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