Best Summer Flowers

Revitalize your garden with bright and bold flowers, perfect for the summer season. Just a few new plants can make your yard feel lively and fun, perfect for entertaining or evenings spent outside. Gloriosa daisy or black-eyed Susan features bright orange petals with a black center. It grows up to 3.5 ft tall, outlasting the season. They should be perfect …

Cool Plants to Grow In Your Yard

Looking to go beyond tulips and daisies? Expand your horizons and try planting something new and exciting in your yard! Whether it’s something to eat, something that blooms, or just something that looks cool, it’s worth checking out. Check these out, and give us a call to see if they’re the right choice for your yard! 2. Alpine strawberries. If …

Money-Saving Landscaping Tips

Landscaping your yard doesn’t have to be expensive! Try these tips to keep costs low and still get a beautiful yard. Build in phases Divide your project into phases (deck, grill area, trees, gardening, etc) and pay as you go forward with each phase. You’ll be able to adjust your budget accordingly and pay as you go. Cheaper is not …

Tips For Working With A Landscape Designer

When you’re working with a landscaping pro, there are a few things you can do to make the project fun for both of you! Set a budget. Just as with interior design and remodeling projects, have a firm idea of what you want to spend before you contact a pro. Not only will this give the landscaper a starting point …

Landscaping Tips To Save Money

Great landscaping work can unfortunately get expensive. While some of these are necessary costs for a healthy yard that fits your lifestyle, there are little tricks to help keep it in budget. Decide how much design you want. Although it’s less expensive to build a square patio or deck, it’s no bargain if you find the result so unappealing that …

Questions to Ask a Plant Expert

Next time you head to the nursery to purchase new plants for your yard, you might be overwhelmed by the selection! The best way to make sure you purchase plants that work for your lifestyle and your space is to ask a plant expert.   Most garden centers will have a few employees around who are prepared to ask your …

How to Plan a Landscaping Project

Are you sick of looking at your backyard and getting bored? What that patch of grass might need is some landscaping! This could include anything from trees to plants to a deck to a fire pit! If you’re excited about designing a new landscape project with us, here’s how to get started.   Take a look at the yards in …

What Are Hardiness Zones?

If you’ve ever gone to a nursery or hard store looking for new plants to add to your yard, you’ve likely come across something called Hardiness Zones. All plants have a recommended zone range, which is a number between 1-13. Those number coordinate with the zones of each area of the country, which is assigned a zone number. The Hardiness …

Best Native Plants for Maryland

Spring will be here before you know it, have you thought about what May flowers you’re hoping for after those April showers? Using plants that are natural to our climate and environment will make them more likely to be successful, and will encourage local wildlife like birds and butterflies to come visit your yard! Here are some ideas of natural …

Top Landscaping Trends

Just like fashion, food, and TV shows, landscaping trends change from year to year. For this year, we’re seeing a few common requests and trends for landscape design.   Low-Maintenance Maybe it’s a response to climate change and droughts around the country. Aiming to spend less money, less time and reduce the use of fertilizers and weed killers, homeowners are …