Trees for Maryland Landscapes

Planning a landscape layout is key to achieving the right look and feel for any outdoor area. In the Maryland area, it is important that you chose the right types of trees to highlight a given landscape. Trees take time to grow and mature before they show off their...

Dormant Season Is the Time To Prune Trees

Even though Winter is in full swing it doesn’t mean all plant care should stop. There are many benefits to pruning trees during the dormant season. Best Time – The best time to prune most deciduous trees (trees that lose their leaves) is late fall to early spring...

Early Spring Lawn Preparation Tips

As we brave through the next few weeks of winter, it doesn’t hurt to think about your lawn and plan now for a healthy and beautiful lawn come Spring.  Aeration:  Do not aerate in the spring as it will promote weed growth! Get a Handle on the Weeds: Spring is the best...

Tree Removal

The decision to remove a tree may be difficult but sometimes it is necessary. Many times removal is done due to a dead or dying tree which becomes hazardous. In other situations removing a tree or trees is done to enhance a landscape for a home or business owner.  The...

Deer Population and your Garden and Trees

Keeping deer out of your garden can be a rather challenging task. In some areas, herds of deer can decimate everything from one shrub to whole gardens within days. We have put together some information that may help.  First of all, white tail deer in the Maryland area...

Firewood Basics

No matter if you burn wood in a fireplace, wood stove, or outdoor fire pit; the use of good quality firewood is important. If the firewood is wet and the pieces are not the right size or shape for your situation, burning the wood can be very frustrating. Additionally,...

The Importance of Landscape Mulching

Yes, mulching does make your landscape look much nicer but it’s not all just about looking good. Mulching is very beneficial to your plants, shrubs, and trees when done properly. Placing mulch over the soil’s surface helps to maintain moisture for trees, plants, and...

The Stink Bug Solution

Stink bugs stink! They look strange and gross, they give off an offensive smell, and they can ruin fruit and vegetable gardens.  What’s worse is that when you find one in your house and kill it, they release their foul smell and then multiply. It’s as if...