Tag: Plantings

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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Too Much Rain And Its Effect On Your Landscape

What Does Too Much Rain Mean To Your Landscape Plants and lawns love water, right? Well, yes, in the right quantity. Can too much rain have a negative effect on your landscape? Absolutely. July, August and September have seen an incredible amount of rainfall in our area. The Washington Post reported that the combined July-August total of 14.56 inches ranks as the 10th-wettest such two-month stretch in D.C. history, and

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9 Hot Ideas For Your Potomac, MD Backyard Landscape

Your Backyard Landscape Can Be Your Oasis Retreat There has never been a better time to dream big when creating your backyard landscape. Whereas the front yard is often considered more of a public space, the backyard is your opportunity to create an oasis that is solely for you to enjoy. Adding features that fit your lifestyle is key to creating a space where you can relax and entertain.  

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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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Potomac, Maryland Landscape Project

Project Profile: A Potomac, Maryland Landscape Project Sometimes on cold, late fall days it is nice to come across a photo of a sunny warm place to spend an afternoon. This Potomac, Maryland landscape project is the perfect place. The pergola is surrounded by perennials that bloom all summer. In the foreground notice the pink Hydrangeas. Special places do not happen by accident, they are designed and maintained. A combination

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October Stuff To Do

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 movement too. Now is actually the best chance to get those pesky broadleaf weeds like

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Outdoor Kitchen, Fire Pit & Patio in North Potomac, MD

Break out the s’mores in this outdoor kitchen, fire pit & patio in North Potomac, MD! Great times are enjoyed on this outdoor kitchen, fire pit and patio in North Potomac, MD. The built in barbecue grill is one of the many special features of this stone terrace. A gas fire pit makes for very special memories roasting marshmallows for s’mores. A bubbling rock water feature emits the relaxing sound of

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Front Walkway, Patio and Landscaping Project in Potomac, MD

This front walkway, patio and landscaping project in Potomac, MD has it all! Patios are not just for the backyard in this spectacular landscape. The front patio is a wonderful place to greet guest, have a quiet conversation or just sip tea on a nice afternoon. Step onto this peaceful space through an opening in the stunning stone. The stonework was artistically created with large square flagstones turned diagonally and

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Front Walkway Entry in North Potomac, MD

This front walkway entry in North Potomac, MD is important for greeting guest warmly and welcoming you home. After a long day at work, our client is now greeted by a beautiful flagstone patio and entry, beautiful plantings and a bench to relax and unwind on. Flagstone and brick combine to compliment the architecture of the home. The plantings were selected for low maintenance and year around interest. Landscape lighting

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