How To Prepare Your Landscape & Gardens to Thrive in Heat

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The mid-Atlantic states have enjoyed a warm, dry spring in 2016. Along with that, a hotter than average summer is predicted in the Washington, D.C. and Bethesda area, so keeping landscapes hydrated so they thrive in heat will become a top priority. Extended periods dry weather are especially difficult for established plants that don’t normally require supplemental water. Dry heat also turns lawns to … Read More

How to Apply Lawn Fertilizer in MD & DC For Fantastic Results!

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As the old saying goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” This applies to your home as well. A less than spectacular lawn will greatly diminish the overall appearance of your otherwise stellar home. Creating and maintaining a pristine lawn can be a daunting task. Knowing when and how to properly cut, water, and fertilize your lawn, … Read More

Curb Appeal: How To Make Your Home Stand Out!

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This is the time of year most homeowners begin thinking about their home’s curb appeal and how they can improve it to make their home stand out. Before summer plans blow away lawn and landscaping dreams, let’s take a look at some landscape tips where a little labor or investment can add up to big time curb appeal improvements! Luscious Lawn Care Aside … Read More

What Are The Benefits of a Healthy Lawn?

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If you ask homeowners to list the benefits of a healthy lawn, they will probably just answer that their lawn provides their home natural beauty and a place for their family to hang out. They may not be aware of additional environmental benefits beyond aesthetic appeal. Let’s examine several benefits of a healthy lawn. Healthy Lawns Increase Your Home Value A vibrant … Read More

5 Lawn Care Myths To Stop Believing Now. #3 Will Shock You!

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A healthy lawn sets off the design of your home and is a beautiful and comfortable place to relax. Providing the best garden maintenance, but misconceptions abound. To a new or inexperienced homeowner, some common practices sound logical – but they are actually garden maintenance myths! Why not cut the lawn very short to slow the growth or throw away … Read More

Learn 3 Expert Tips for Planting a Luxurious Lawn: When & How

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Luxurious Lawn, Green Grass

You’re looking for that lush, luxurious green lawn that creates neighbor-envy. Who isn’t, right? But how do you get it? When should you plant grass seed and how do you do it? The task may seem daunting. Horror stories from your neighbors about wasted time and money spent on seed have you a little apprehensive. But it really isn’t all … Read More

It’s Spring! Get Your Maryland or Washington DC Yard Ready!

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Spring cleaning is typically considered a time to open all the windows and thoroughly cleaning the interior of your house. Yet, Maryland and Washington DC yards, lawns and flower beds also need tending to at this time of year. Consider the following tips for how to get your yard ready this spring. Rake Gardens & Lawn Over the winter it is … Read More