Ideas For Water Features In Your Garden

Water features are a wonderful addition to any garden. They add a sense of peace and serenity to your front or backyard oasis from the world. They also are a natural attraction for wildlife. From waterfalls to ponds and container gardens to bell fountains, there is something for every style and size of garden. Do you have a spot in …

Fall Yard and Garden Clean Up Tips

Fall is upon us here in Bethesda, MD, bringing cooler weather, pumpkin spice everything and the beautiful colors of the season. It is also time to schedule your fall yard clean up. With faded summer plants, the blanket of leaves that will soon cover your yard, and over growth of your trees and shrubs from the spring and summer bloom, …

End-of-Summer Landscaping Tips

Though it might not feel like it, fall will be here before you know it. End the summer season right with these landscaping tips. If you need help, our planting services team can take care of it. Monitor Moisture Even if your lawn and landscaping start to look brown and lifeless during the end of summer, you must continue to …

Save the Bees With Plants

Normally, you wouldn’t think of wanting to encourage bees to come to your garden. But as you’ve likely heard, bees are in danger! We need to do our part to provide places for them to land and pollinate. Without bees, we wouldn’t have all the wonderful fruit and flowers that we so love. Seventy out of the top 100 human food …

Quick Backyard Fixes

Whether you’re waiting for a bit yard remodel to start, or just need a few quick fixes to brighten up your yard for summer, we’ve got you covered! Try these projects and tips for a backyard that’s your ideal summer hang out spot.   Build a Fire Pit Construct a firepit by arranging curved paving stones in a circle. It’s tip-proof, even …

Best Plants for Curb Appeal

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or just want to make it stand out on the block, the right plants can make a big difference. Our planting service can recommend the best plants for your space and your landscaping goals. But for a simple way to boost your curb appeal, consider adding these: Rhododendron is a favorite for showy …

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 …

Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Yard

Whether you’re hosting a graduation party, are waiting on a big yard renovation, or just need a quick pick-me-up, there are lots of easy ways to spruce up your yard. Try these on your yard to give it an instant fact lift. Paint old furniture Dingy, weathered furniture is no one’s idea of an oasis. Give it a fresh coat …

Guide for Putting in a Pool

Are you considering putting a pool in your backyard? It’s a fun project that will make your house a new hangout for family and friends, and a great place to relax during warm days. Before you start digging, ask yourself these questions: How much pool can I afford? Is my yard suited to a pool? What zoning restrictions do I …

Outdoor Living Design To Inspire Your Summer Yard

Ah, summer! Days running in the backward, barbecues, evenings by a fire pit or stargazing. The backyard becomes the living room during those glorious months. With a few tweaks, you could make a yard  that you and your family love spending time in. Whether it’s an outdoor kitchen, pool, fire pit, or just a new seating area for dining alfresco, …