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What to Do After a Snowstorm

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Snow can wreak havoc on your landscaping and hardscaping, especially when it falls quickly and lingers for a long time. While winter is winding down, snowstorms can stretch into the early spring in Maryland. While preparation before a snowstorm is essential to limit damage, what you do after snow falls […]

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Taking Care of Indoor and Outdoor Plants During the Winter

Indoor Plants

Winter is the toughest time of year to care for indoor and outdoor plants due to low humidity levels, harsh cold and plenty of icy precipitation. Many homeowners assume that indoor houseplants miss the brunt of winter, but delicate plants can have a tough time surviving low nighttime temperatures and […]

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The Benefits of Hiring a Snow Removal Service

Snow fell for the first time in Maryland this past week, and many residents were left digging out their cars, shoveling their driveways and waiting for the plows to take care of the streets. There’s more headed this way, too! If your commercial property or business needs a better way […]

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Snow Is Coming!

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While Maryland hasn’t seen the first snowstorm of the year yet, it’s undoubtedly right around the corner. Winter storms are beautiful to look at, but they can wreak havoc on your landscape. The grass on your lawn takes a beating between sleet, snow and ice, and a lack of preparation […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Commercial Landscape

commercial landscaping

Designing and planning a commercial landscape is complicated. With so many stakeholders involved and a strict budget, there are plenty of mistakes you can make along the way. Partnering with an experienced commercial landscape design and maintenance company like JFC Grounds Maintenance is essential to your success. What are the […]

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Snow Days Are Around the Corner

While we haven’t experienced the full brunt of a Maryland winter yet, snow days and icy mornings are right around the corner. At JFC Grounds Maintenance, we help out residents and businesses with snow removal services during the nastiest weather months of the year. Preparing for Plowing Being prepared for […]

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How Does Curb Appeal Affect Home Value?

Curb Appeal

If you’re going to be taking advantage of the housing market soon and listing your home, it’s time to consider hiring a professional to spruce things up. Many people don’t realize the value that a professional landscaper can add to the exterior of a home until it’s too late! First […]

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Creating a Pet-Safe Landscape and Lawn

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Pet owners face some unique challenges when it comes to keeping lawns, gardens and landscapes in wonderful condition. From plants that are toxic to dogs to paws that love digging up flowerbeds, creating pet-safe landscapes is tricky without help from the professionals at JFC Grounds Maintenance. Pick Sturdy Materials Use […]

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Why Does Edging Matter?

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While some people enjoy a more rustic appearance to landscaping, a meticulous and crisp landscape requires edging. Edging works by creating a neat line between areas in your yard with plantings and areas that are turf. While you might not always think about edging, it’s the X-factor behind the most […]

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Is a Brown Lawn Dead?

Brown Lawn

Now is the time of year when many area homeowners stare at scorched, brown lawns and wonder if the grass is dead, dying or simply dormant. We get calls from countless homeowners who are concerned about the state of brown grass, so here are our best tips for determining why […]

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