Posts Tagged:landscaper

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…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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,…

It may be December but there us still a lot to do in the garden. C’mon Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, North Potomac, Darnestown and Rockville, let’s get at it. Don’t let us landscapers have all of the fun.

Reprinted from the Weather Channel Every winter, people are injured or killed because they are unprepared or overconfident on snowy, icy roads. Even if you are a veteran driver from a Snow Belt state and don’t give venturing out in a blizzard a second thought, keeping these safety tips fresh in your mind can keep…

It’s here, the coldest weather of the year so far. The bad news, it looks like it will stick around for a while. The good news, it will probably not do much damage to your landscape. Plants have been preparing for the cold weather for weeks, as they do every year. To learn more about…

How much do you know about hybrid cars? Hybrid cars are more plentiful, advanced and efficient than ever, with dozens of options now available to consumers. These fuel-saving, emissions-cutting vehicles currently make up 3% of the total car and light truck market in the United States, helping to meet the government’s tougher fuel-economy standards. But…

Had enough of the deer eating your landscape? Yes, we know they are cute and all but when they destroy thousands of dollars in plants overnight, they are a pest.  The bottom line is that when the leaves fall off the trees, there is very little food left in the forest for our big-eared friends.…

There is so much to be done in October that perhaps we should call it Plantober! Let’s get started: We are still in a good time period to over-seed your lawn. While you are at it, get a soil test and apply lime to adjust its pH. Aeration will greatly improve water, air and fertilizer…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We often hear, “Nothing will grow under my trees”.To be perfectly honest, our first response to this statement is usually not what our customers want to hear: “Duh”. Mature trees have large canopies that block out the sun and massive root systems that will out-compete smaller plants for water every day. So the area under…

September Stuff to Do Although we hate to see the carefree living of summer pass, September brings renewed effort in the Here are some tasks to keep your garden looking its best well into the fall: Fall is for planting! Add trees and shrubs to your gardens. Continue to feed and dead-head your hanging baskets and container plants -…

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