10 Insect-Repelling Plants that Drive Away Nasty Pests

Gardens seem vulnerable because they’re frequent victims of countless bites and pest infestations. But what’s often forgotten is your garden can protect not only itself from pests but also your home in general. This is all achievable by planting a diversity of insect-repelling plants. Here, we compiled a guide of plants that will be effective pest […]

How to Use Lighting To Transform Your Outdoor Space

There are many ways that added lighting can completely change the overall feel of an outdoor space. Many products are on the market that are available in multiple applications to fit every need for outdoor lighting. Consider the following ways to transform your outdoor space by using well placed lighting fixtures. Update Old Lights Replacing […]

5 Native Maryland Plants for Easy Container Gardening

Container gardening is ideal for those with a small outdoor space like a balcony or a postage-stamp lawn. Pots overflowing with flowers can also add colorful accents to gardens, porches, patios, pool decks—wherever you want to take your landscaping additions. Even the design possibilities are limitless with containers in every size and shape available, and […]

Tips on Managing a Seasonal Business, like the Landscaping Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for people who choose landscaping as their small business is the feast or famine aspect. Revenue peaks and valleys are a real issue. Not only for lawn mowing services but for any business that has ups and downs in cash flow during the year. As business owners, we can view […]

4 Pros and Cons of DIY Lawn Care in Washington, DC

Living in Washington, DC provides bushels of options when it comes to lawn care. You can choose from hundreds of professional landscapers or you can go the do-it-yourself route. Depending on your schedule, property size, and the shade of your green thumb there are several pros and cons. Keep in mind. Lawn care shouldn’t stress […]

Grass Vs. Turf: What do the NFL’s Best Teams Play On?

In a 2017 Washington Redskins season filled with the team’s typical humiliations — being swept by their rival Dallas Cowboys, blowing a 15-point lead to New Orleans with less than three minutes left in the game — one of the NFL’s most moribund franchises added a new point of disgrace: players blasting the condition of […]