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Archive for April, 2015

Mosquito Resistant Landscaping

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
mosquitoes, landscaping

Ready to be rid of mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes love to hang out around your yard when the weather gets warmer, but you probably won’t love that. Having a landscaped yard space is wonderful, but all the mosquitoes can ruin the fun. So, how can you get rid of these pests before they even arrive? Well, with some clever landscaping you can keep mosquitoes from being attracted to your yard. You can also reduce your risk for mosquitoes to breed in your property. Let’s take a look at some ways to keep mosquitoes at bay. (more…)

Robert Meir has Earned an Arboriculture Qualification!

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Your trees are in great hands!

On April 10th 2015, Robert Meir completed his qualification for Tree Risk Assessment from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). We congratulate Robert for his achievement and we’re here to explain what all of this means for you, our dear readers and clients. So, let’s see what the Tree Risk Assessment is all about. (more…)

Getting Rid of Moss from your Hardscaping Features

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Get rid of moss with these tips!

Get rid of moss with these tips!

The humidity is coming back from hibernation, so that means moss might begin to grow in places that were clear before. Moss on bricks or other hardscaping features can be slippery and unsightly. So, you probably want to get rid of it if it has invaded your patio. Let’s check out some ways to get rid of that pesky moss. (more…)

Retaining Walls for April Showers

Friday, April 3rd, 2015


retaining wallIf you have a beautiful yard or garden space, then you need to make sure that it can handle the rain. April showers might bring May flowers, but your garden needs to survive it first. So, why not try putting a retaining wall into the space? This will help your soil remain firmly in place and so that your plants won’t become dislodged from where they were planted. Without a retaining wall, your garden could be on the verge of falling apart and ruining all your hard work. Why risk it? Protect your investment with a retaining wall.

What is a retaining wall?

A retaining wall is a structure that will hold your soil in place. It can also give you multiple levels of area to work with in case you want to take your garden to the next level. If your garden is on a hill then you are particularly at risk for soil displacement. A heavy rain may cause the soil to run down the hill and make a huge mess at the bottom. No one wants to clean up a major disaster after a few days of rain. So protect your garden. It was an investment of time and money, so it deserves to be preserved.

Who really needs one?

If your yard or garden space is particularly congested, then you may seriously benefit from a retaining wall. They can give your landscape multiple levels to work with. So, with a retaining wall, you may finally be able to achieve your fullest landscaping potential. If you’re on a hill, then you may also greatly benefit. A retaining wall will level your land so that your little flowers won’t have to struggle to hold their own against the rain.

If you want to prepare your landscape for spring, call the Atlantic Maintenance Group. The Atlantic Maintenance Group is a full service landscaping company, providing weed control, lawn fertilization, aeration, tree and shrub care, leaf removal, design and construction. To get your free quote today, give us a call at 410-768-4720 or contact us via our website today. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterPinterest, and Google+ to see how we’re growing!

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