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Plants and Rain Damage

September 9th, 2020
plants underneath rain fall may experience rain damage
Discover why some plants suffer rain damage while others do not.

Rain is a natural part of any growing season, so much so that one of our biggest worries is usually a lack of rain or drought, not too much. But like with anything else, too much of something, even a good thing like water, can be a bad thing. Rain that falls torrentially, with lots of accumulation over a short period, can damage and occasionally even kill some plants. How can you help your plants avoid or survive this rain damage?

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4 Plants that Help Keep the Bugs Away

September 4th, 2020
Luckily there are several different types of plants that will help you keep bugs and other pests out of your garden! 

One of the best things to do in the summer is to hang out and relax in the garden, preferably in a hammock with lots of shade or with your friends and family. Unfortunately, bugs and other pests also like to congregate near people and plants. Luckily there are several different types of plants that will help you keep bugs and other pests out of your garden! 

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The Importance of Proper Drainage

August 28th, 2020
Importance of Proper Drainage
Drainage is a fundamental concept in landscape design that plays a big part in protecting your home from potential water damage.

When you think about drains, you probably picture your shower or maybe the kitchen sink. After all, these drains are the ones you see on a daily basis. When working properly, drains keep water from building up around them. Drainage in your yard works similarly, it just looks a bit different. Water buildup on your property can lead to lots of expensive damage. Here are some of the reasons you will want to make sure your yard has plenty of drainage.

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3 Indicators of Tree Disease

August 21st, 2020
Tree Disease Indicators
Tree disease can strike at any time. Learn to recognize some of the signs below!

Trees add immense beauty to any property. If you have a tree that hasn’t been looking so great lately, it may be diseased in some way. Here are some common signs of tree disease, and some care and prevention tips.

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Top Late-Summer Lawn Care Tips

August 14th, 2020
Summer might be coming to an end but there are still some essential lawn care tasks that need to be completed.

There really is no doubt that the summer heat can truly end up taking a massive toll on your lawn. In fact, Watering too much or too little, not mowing properly, ignoring the early signs of insects and bugs — it can all wreak havoc on your turf. Therefore, taking the proper measures initially can increase the chances your lawn looks great — even during the brutal summer heatwaves that come through the mid-Atlantic. Here are some of the key tips to ensure your lawn looks great despite the heat.

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What You Should Know About Rebuilding Your Retaining Wall

August 7th, 2020
Is it time to rebuild your retaining wall?
Is it time to rebuild your retaining wall?

Let’s say that you already have a retaining wall. But for one reason or another, it has seen better days. Is it in need of repairs? Or has it simply collapsed and needs to be rebuilt? Here are a few things that you should know ahead of time.

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Protecting Your Plants Against Sun Damage

July 31st, 2020
Don’t let sun damage harm your plants this summer!

As July turns into August, we can expect to experience some more scorching temperatures. Make no mistake – the dog days of summer are coming. Even though there are bound to be some cooler days, you’ve got to be mindful of sun damage. You know how you should wear sunscreen? Your plants could also use something along those lines. Here is a look at some ways to prevent sun damage from ruining your plants!

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Great Reasons to Invest in Hardscaping Features

July 24th, 2020
Hardscaping features can add a lot of visual appeal to your landscape and require very little maintenance.

There are many different design choices you can make when it comes to making your curb appeal more impressive. For instance, think about how your landscaping looks and what hardscaping features can add to that effect. If you haven’t considered adding any hardscaping touches to your yard yet, here are a few reasons why you should do it!

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How to Make Your Backyard a More Relaxing Place

July 17th, 2020
How to Make Your Backyard a More Relaxing Place
The backyard is one of the most important parts of your home. With the right features and design choices, you could make it the envy of the neighborhood.

The backyard is one of the most important parts of your home. With the right features and design choices, you could make it the envy of the neighborhood. Spending more time outside in the spring and summer is natural since you want to take advantage of all the sunshine. Want a new place to relax? Find out how to make your backyard better than ever before

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The Secrets of Soil Erosion

July 10th, 2020
Soil erosion can be detrimental to your gardens.

Every property needs a decent amount of landscaping. But without soil, your landscape would look totally different – and probably barren, too. Despite what you may think, it is possible to treat soil erosion and keep it from becoming a bigger problem. Read on to find out how!

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