While you can use a wide range of plants and flowers in your D.C.-area yard, some simply aren’t designed for the weather conditions. Maryland has cold, snowy winters and long periods without rain, especially in the summer.
If your front porch looks like it was inspired by Ancient Greek architecture, you have a portico. But as beautiful as those columns are, they can make landscaping a little challenging. You’ll probably want to enhance the classic look while using modern landscaping designs