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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

While there are still many questions about the severity and location of Hurricane Florence’s impact, one thing is for certain—preparedness is essential to protecting your home and family. A little bit of effort before the storm arrives can drastically reduce the likelihood of your home being damaged by wind, rain […]

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Where You Need Mulch and Why

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There’s a good chance that you see mulch in the gardens and landscapes wherever you go. Whether it’s adding a pop of color around the base of a tree or nourishing the plants in your yard, many gardeners know this magic material as a “gardener’s best friend.” What Is Mulch? […]

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All About Aeration

September is rapidly approaching, as is the end of the window of when you should have your lawn aerated. August and September are the ideal months for aeration, as it will prepare your yard for fall, winter and next spring. Despite lawn aeration being such a common practice, many homeowners […]

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It’s Not Too Early to Prepare Your Lawn for Next Year

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This summer has been filled with intense heat, high humidity and plenty of summer sun. That triple-punch of lawn-battering weather has probably left your lawn looking faded, patchy and anything but lush. If you want to reclaim the beautiful green lawn you enjoyed all spring long, aeration and overseeding are […]

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Keep Your Plants Hydrated This Summer

Watering Plants

As the temperature rises, it’s important to keep yourself hydrated to avoid heat stroke and stay healthy. The same is true for your plants, whether you have a garden full of flowers or vegetables. The same techniques you use for watering in the spring and fall won’t cut it in […]

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The Pros & Cons of Sod

Sod 101 Sod is a quick way to transform landscaping and increase property value. Sod, also known as turf grass, is sections of already-grown grass. This grass is held together with a root system or other biodegradable material. Sod is a popular choice for new housing developments, commercial properties, golf […]

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Say Goodbye to Brown Spots

Brown spots are one of the ugliest and most frustrating parts of caring for a residential or commercial lawn. There are numerous causes of brown spots, which can make them hard to troubleshoot and treat. What are the most common causes of brown spots and how can you prevent them […]

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How We’re Adapting Our Services Post-Rain

While the saying might theorize that April showers lead to May flowers, this year it looks like May showers will be leading to June flowers! May was the wettest month in 3 years in Maryland, and over 8 inches of rain fell over the course of the month at BWI […]

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Could Plants Stop Insects from Bugging You?

As you shake off the chill of winter and early spring and prepare for warm summer afternoons, you should take some time to think about what’s in your yard. However, you won’t be the only one enjoying the warm weather. Mosquitoes and other annoying pests will be buzzing around your […]

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Don’t Forget Spring Cleaning!

Spring is the perfect time to tidy up your yard and get ready for a long summer full of gardening and spending time outdoors with friends and family. Your landscaping needs some tender loving care after a long winter and chilly spring, so break out your rake and set aside […]

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