Gayfeather Native Plant Spotlight

Gayfeather Native Plant Spotlight

Gayfeather-Liatris spicata LGS Notes: Liatris spicata, commonly known as gayfeather or blazing star, is a deer resistant native perennial. It likes full sun and attracts birds, bees, and butterflies. It also works well in rain gardens, drought conditions and clay...
Entire Yard Renovation in Derwood

Entire Yard Renovation in Derwood

Entire Yard Renovation in Derwood Last winter, Lauren’s Garden Service took on its biggest project yet! An entire yard renovation of the front and back yards of a new construction in Derwood.  This project started with demolition of the existing concrete...
Top 8 Native Shade Pollinator Plants

Top 8 Native Shade Pollinator Plants

Top 8 Native Shade Pollinator Plants for Maryland Piedmont region.   At LGS we like to make lists and we’re also plant nerds so lists of our favorite plants are the best! Here are 8 of our FAV shade natives for pollinators. What are yours? 1.Coral Bells-...
Fells Point Backyard Renovation

Fells Point Backyard Renovation

Fells Point Backyard Renovation This client contacted us to do a design and installation to make her backyard appear more spacious, have a place for her children to play and have space to put a table and chairs to sit outside. She wanted pollinator natives and a water...
What to Do About Serviceberry Rust

What to Do About Serviceberry Rust

What is Serviceberry Rust and What Should You Do About It? Around late Spring, we often get a lot of questions about a strange orange fungus appearing on some people’s Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis) trees.  At first glance, it looks like something that...