THE Winter Planting Guide You Need

THE Winter Planting Guide You Need

The warm weather may be gone, but that does not mean that the gardening season is over. You can continue to plant in this hardiness zone until the ground is frozen solid. Frost and cold temperatures do not mean the ground is frozen. Check soil temperatures in your area, as long as soil temperatures are above 32 degrees Fahrenheit, you are good to grow!
Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Did you know that you can help save the bay from your own garden? If you live here in the Chesapeake watershed, water runs from your home all the way to the third-largest estuary in the world. Learn how you can make a difference and help save the bay!
Key Elements of Garden Design

Key Elements of Garden Design

What are the building blocks of well-designed gardens and backyard landscapes? Well, they are very similar to the building blocks of a poem, a song, or a painting. Garden design is an art form, and it benefits from the same ideas and structures that other art forms use every day. Read on to learn a few key basics that will help you unlock your inner garden designer.
3 Tips for Adding Privacy to Your Yard

3 Tips for Adding Privacy to Your Yard

When we walk outside into our yard it is always nice to have a little privacy.  But not everyone likes the expense or the look of traditional fencing. Over the years, we have had countless customers looking for creative ways to add privacy to their yards with trees and shrubs. Trees and shrubs create a natural barrier that not only looks beautiful, it is also functional. Here are some of our tried and true tips for adding screens to your yard with fast growing privacy trees and shrubs: