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Northern Maryland Landscaping Blog

Welcome to the Northern Maryland Landscaping Blog provided by Chesapeake Landscapes. Topics blogged about below include many Landscaping tips and articles from our expert contractors, resources, specials, news and other updates from our team here at Chesapeake Landscapes.



Q&A About Your Northern Maryland Mulch

Have questions about using mulch in and around your beds? As you think about and schedule mulching for your beds, here are some of the most frequently asked questions answered! 1) What’s the number one reason to mulch? In my view the number one reason to mulch is moisture retention in your garden beds. Moisture…




Drainage Solutions for Your Northern Maryland Yard

Drainage Solutions for Your Northern Maryland Yard March is a wet and rainy month, however, it provides an opportunity to review your yard for problem areas that need to be addressed before heavier Spring and Summer storms. As you notice puddling and wash-out areas in your yard, consider Chesapeake Landscapes for installation of drainage solutions…




Professional Tips for Commercial Landscaping Design

Professional Tips for Commercial Landscaping Design Commercial property owners have a lot on their plates, so it’s easy to forget how important landscaping is for any business or commercial property. Whether it’s a retail center, office building, or warehouse, it’s important to keep the premises looking great, and that means keeping your landscape design healthy…




Making Essential Choices for Your Outdoor Living Space

More and more Pylesville homeowners are making the choice to add an outdoor living space to their home. As a trendy homeowner and savvy consumer, you want to feel like you are making the right decision. If you are going to invest the time, effort and money into adding an outdoor living space to your…




Spring has Sprung: It’s Time to Get Your Property Ready

It’s no secret that most people spend as much of the cold winter as they can indoors, often shirking their outdoor duties in favor of curling up inside with a hot cup of tea. However, as the weather warms, and people prepare to enjoy the sun, it’s important for your property to be prepared. When…




Prepare Your Lawn for Winter with Fall Seasonal Cleanup

As summer draws to a close your yard becomes worn out from the summer heat and the dry air. It also needs to be replenished with nutrients that can prepare the soil for the upcoming spring season. This is why lawn preparation is extremely important for those who want to keep their plant life looking…




Get Going on a Vegetable and Herb Garden for your Landscape Design

Today, many homeowners are smartly planning home vegetable and herb gardening options to supplement the high cost of food prices and in some cases shortages of certain food products in an area. Many create home gardens to help prep for food storage in case of local disasters, but either way having access to fresh vegetables…




The Advantages of Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor Kitchens are a hot trend with Pylesville homeowners. At first glance, an outdoor kitchen might sound superfluous; after all, you already have one inside. Outdoor kitchens can actually be incredibly useful, as well as enjoyable for creative cooking, entertaining guests, and more. What Are The Benefits of Outdoor Kitchens? Outdoor kitchens are excellent if…




5 Things to Consider When Landscaping Your Home

Take a serious assessment of your home and neighborhood.  You may not be looking to sell your home anytime soon, however. making some changes to the landscaping around your home now will benefit you in more ways than just the bottom line value of your house.  A few well thought out changes may be all you need.  Here are…




6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Lawn This Summer

With the heat of the summer right around the corner, here are some easy ways to improve the look and life of your lawn this summer:  1. Prepare the soil now to get the best spring growth for your grass. When your soil has been sitting for a long time, it has a tendency to…




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