How to Water Your Lawn

How to Water Your Lawn

Everyone wants the greenest grass on the block. You probably drive by your neighbor or through an adjacent neighborhood and think "how is their grass so green?!" at least once per day or week. In honor of Smart Irrigation Month kicking off this week, we're sharing tips from our expert lawn care team on how to water your lawn so you can make sure your lawn and garden are both green and watered efficiently. Don't Over-Water If you're looking for the lushest, greenest grass, you need to be watering your whole lawn, three…continue reading →
Pollinators We Love

Pollinators We Love

Why Care About Pollinators? Pollinators - or bees, birds, bats and other animals and insects that spread pollen are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat. They sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants reproduce through pollination. Without the actions of pollinators, our food supply and surrounding landscapes would collapse. These creatures travel from plant to plant carrying and transferring pollen - critical to the reproduction of most flowering plants, thus critical to our ecosystem. Our Favorite Pollinator-Friendly Flowers Agastache Made up of over 30…continue reading →
Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials

Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials

Perennial Favorites: Sun-Friendly Perennials It's National Perennial Month! We're sharing our love of these lasting beauties all month long. While there are many types of perennials, we've split them into sun perennials, shade perennials, native perennials and pollinating perennials - each week we'll share our favorites from the different categories. Let's start with sun perennials, here are our five favorite sun-loving plants that will brighten your garden all summer long. Day Lilly (Hemerocallis) This flower distinguishes itself with its profuse bloom and compact size. It stands at about 16" tall and is great for containers…continue reading →
Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now

Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now

Lawn Care Products You Should Be Using Now Everyone wants the greenest lawn on the block. But with the unpredictable weather we've had this past month, your lawn may be looking...dismal. Don't worry, we have remedies to get your grass looking fresh as can be while also preventing critters from overtaking your outdoor living space and gardens. Here is a list from our lawn care team about what lawn care products you should be using to ensure a healthy, bug and fungus free lawn this summer. Mosquito Control Why? Between the excess water…continue reading →
Container Gardening: How to Get Started

Container Gardening: How to Get Started

Container Gardening: How to Get Started If you're looking for a way to brighten up your porch, patio or front entrance, consider adding a bright, colorful container or planter. Not only do containers add beautiful pops of color, but it is an easy way to get started with container gardening. Choosing Your Container Choosing the right type of container can make or break your success with container gardening. Make sure whatever container you choose has good drainage and is large enough to allow root development. You may consider a more porous container like…continue reading →
Our Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Our Top Mother's Day Gift Ideas Mother’s Day is right around the corner - and what better way to celebrate the favorite women in your life than to gift her with something beautiful for her yard or home garden. We rounded up our top mother’s day gift ideas for you to make your shopping for mom this Mother’s Day that much easier. Hanging Baskets What better gift to give than a beautiful hanging basket that can be kept hanging outside on a patio or on a front porch? Hanging baskets are a great…continue reading →
How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frost Bitten Plants

How to Care for Frostbitten Plants Springtime in Maryland can be unpredictable! This year we’ve seen everything from warm, picture-perfect days to typical rainy days to downright cold and snowy days. It's the middle of April and we are still getting frost. This kind of weather takes its toll on your garden and your plants. Even if you cover your plants with frost cloth and protect them with mulch, temperature swings like this can be too much for some plants to handle. If you have frost-bitten plants in your garden all hope is…continue reading →