Category: Landscaping Maintenance

Landscaping Tips to Follow This Fall

Mowing the grass with a lawn mower in early autumn.

Many homeowners associate landscaping with the springtime, but the truth is that if you don’t do landscaping in the fall, your lawn will not look its best once the weather warms back up! It would help if you did some things to your lawn every autumn to ensure it stays healthy and survives the rough… Read more »

Proper Turf and Plant Watering

Lawn Care Services in Annapolis, MD

The following watering recommendations are provided as a general guideline for establishing and maintaining landscape plantings. Turf – Newly established lawn areas require daily watering of at least ¾” of water. The goal is to maintain soil moisture while turf roots are being established. This may require the lawn areas to be watered more than… Read more »

Why Landscape Maintenance Matters

Pink Flower Bed in Focus with Out of Focus Walkway and House in Background

Owning a home puts a lot of responsibility on your plate. Things like making repairs, preventative maintenance, renovations, redecoration, and other upkeep tasks are now up to you to stay on top of. If you’re a new homeowner, all of these new duties can be overwhelming. You may be wondering if there are any tasks… Read more »

Identifying & Controlling Erosion in Your Yard

Hillside Landscape with Trees and Flowerbeds

When you’re a homeowner who tends to your own landscape, there are issues you need to be aware of that can damage your lawn and vegetation. If you don’t know how to recognize these problems, you won’t be able to prevent or solve them. Soil erosion is one of the biggest issues you need to… Read more »

What You Can Do to Make Your Landscape Safer

Garden illuminated by lamps

When you own a home, ensuring your property is safe for you, your family, and any other residents is always a priority. There are obvious measures you can take to secure your home, such as installing an alarm system, surveillance cameras, and perimeter fencing. But there are also other ways to increase safety on your… Read more »

Why You Should Be Pruning Your Trees in Winter

Hands Holding Clippers to Prune Trees from First-Person Perspective

Of all the plants on your property, established trees probably require the least amount of maintenance in the bunch. As long as they’re getting enough water, you can usually get through the growing season with just the occasional application of mulch or fertilizer. The one care task you do need to prioritize when it comes… Read more »

3 Tips for Tackling Snow Removal This Winter

Man Snow Blowing

Winter is a magical time of year. Unfortunately for homeowners, a picturesque winter wonderland also brings with it one of the most annoying and tiresome landscaping tasks of the year—snow removal. It would be wonderful if snow could melt away as quickly and effortlessly as it falls to the earth. But since that’s not the… Read more »

How To Winterize Your Landscape Water Features

Winterizing Water Features

Although it might feel as though you just nailed down your leaf raking and perennial care routine for fall, winter in the northeast will be here before you know it. For homeowners in this region, that means it is already time to start switching gears and coming up with your winter landscaping plan. The first… Read more »

End-of-Summer Landscaping Tips to Get Your Yard Ready for Fall

Seasonal Landscaping Services in Annapolis, MD

As summer winds down and the peak of growing season passes, you may start to lighten your load of landscaping duties. While there certainly is less to do in your yard when fall comes around, there are still plenty of landscaping tasks you can tackle in the final weeks before the new season arrives. Here… Read more »

How to Protect Your Outdoor Plants from Heat Stress

Landscaping & Grounds Management in Annapolis, MD

Here in the Northeast, we’re known for our harsh winter weather. Anybody who lives here year-round though will tell you that our summers can be pretty brutal too! While our high temperatures and heat waves don’t last quite as long as those of our southern counterparts, a few weeks of intense heat is all it… Read more »