Proud To Announce

Kevin O’Neill, our President and Founder at Great American Landscapes, has been selected for the second year in a row to be on the Board of Directors for the Landscape Contractors Association (LCA).  His leadership is an inspiration to his employees and to other industry professionals.  Congratulations Kevin! A little bit of information about the LCA: Founded in 1967, the …

Hardscaping: What to consider?

 Hardscaping:  What to consider?   Hardscaping offers many different options and can create a beautiful new outdoor room on your property.  Your options can range from a sleek Bluestone patio, pavers, brick walkways, to a rugged dry-stacked garden wall, and so many more!  So where do you start?   Timing There are significant benefits to designing and contracting for Hardscape …

Happy New Year!

Great American Landscapes would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year! We hope all of you have welcomed in a great 2013 year with family and friends. To kick of the new year even more, you should consider taking on landscaping projects around the home to add curb appeal to your home. With Great American Landscapes, we …

Adding Curb Appeal

Fall may be here but that doesn’t mean that you should stop enhancing the exterior of your home. Have your home stand out in the fall with these tips to quickly stand out:   1. Even though the cold is quickly approaching, you should still green up your lawn the best that you can. Consider fertilizing your lawn once more …

Fall Landscaping

Even though a new season has arrived it doesn’t mean that you have to stop working on your landscaping projects! It’s actually the exact opposite. Fall is the perfect time to start new by preparing your garden for the next summer, but it doesn’t mean that your garden has to look wintery and uninviting just yet! Today’s blog is dedicated …

Fall Garden

As summer is ending, fall is just around the corner. Today’s blog is about preparing your garden for the coming new season! The fall weather is going to change the color around your home. Turning your greens into bright yellows and oranges – everything screams fall. So to help your garden along and make sure that it is ready for …

Summer Maintenance

It’s summer time and now you want to make sure that your yard is flawless. Here, I’ve complied a checklist that you can quickly run through to make sure that your yard stays beautiful and nourished during the entire summer! – Mow the lawn and trim the edges! ** Essential – Get rid of weeds. – Prune the shrubs. – …

Landscaping Chevy Chase | Gardening Checklist

Today’s blog is dedicated to making sure that you get all (or at least most) of your gardening work out of the way! Hopefully, you’ll find this checklist handy and you’ll be ready to tackle the big plans you have for your garden. Summer Checklist: – Plant bedding and vegetable plants – Plant containers and hanging baskets around the garden …