Tag: garden

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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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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Why We Grow A Company Vegetable Garden

How Does Our Vegetable Garden Grow? One of our long-standing traditions at Allentuck Landscaping Co. is to grow a company vegetable garden. Our garden is designed to provide good, healthy food to our staff and their families. This year, due to our move to Rockville, we had to start our garden from scratch again. This allowed us a fresh start, which all gardens sometimes need. The garden is organic so

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Lightning Safety Guide

Tips For Lightning Safety   Summertime brings time spent at the community pool, backyard cookouts and vacations. It also brings afternoon thunderstorms, which brings lightning. Some of these can be very violent and even cause flash flooding. If you spend time outside, we thought providing these simple lightning safety tips would be a good reminder on how to stay safe during a thunderstorm. Know The Forecast Being aware of potential

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Home Landscape Maintenance Tips From Allentuck Landscaping Company

Easy Tips For Keeping Your Home Landscape Maintenance On Schedule For all of you do-it-yourselfers, out hats are off to you. Keeping up with all of the tasks involved in home landscape maintenance is a big undertaking. But, if that is what you are committed to, we offer the following tips to help make it easier. Keep It Simple Elaborate landscapes can be stunning but what good are they if

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Front Foundation Garden Basics

Tips For Creating The Perfect Front Foundation Garden Consider this. The front foundation garden is the dressing on your home. It is the first thing people notice about our home, and probably the first thing you notice when you come home. It can be boring, or, with a little  thought and planning, it can make your home shine. A Layered Approach This may seem like common sense but, the larger

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Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring Spring is just around the corner, we think. If you are ready to get outside and get your hands dirty, these tips are for you. Seven tips to help you get your garden ready for spring. Order Seeds The seed company catalogs have probably already arrived so take some time to peruse the pages and place your orders. Be sure to try

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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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Landscape Trees For Small Spaces

Landscape Trees For Small Spaces Add Interest And Character Small spaces can provide unique challenges when choosing plants, but these landscape trees for small spaces can add texture, color, unique forms and lots of interest. Each of these trees has something special to offer any landscape. Cornus Kousa – Kousa Dogwood Of all the dogwood trees available, Kousa Dogwood may be the most perfect one for small spaces. It has

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