Raydon’s Favorite Aster Native Plant Spotlight

Raydon’s Favorite Aster Native Plant Spotlight

LGS Notes: Raydon’s favorite aster is a fall blooming perennial that is great for birds and pollinators.  It is deer resistant and works well in the moist zone of rain gardens. We like to combine the asters with other late summer/fall blooming perennials like...
Butterflyweed Native Plant Spotlight

Butterflyweed Native Plant Spotlight

LGS Notes: Butterflyweed is one of our absolute favorite Maryland natives.  It works well in rain gardens, dry soil, meadows, and rocky soil.  It is also an excellent food source for a variety of pollinators, including monarchs.  Butterfly weed grows much shorter than...
Rockville Rain Garden

Rockville Rain Garden

Rockville Rain Garden, Native Landscape and Pondless Water Feature Lauren’s Garden Service installed this 650 square foot rain garden at this Rockville home, as well as new native gardens all around the house, and a pondless water feature.  Our client recently...
Deer and Shade Garden in West Friendship

Deer and Shade Garden in West Friendship

Deer and Shade Garden in West Friendship For this project, our client wanted to fix up an area in their front yard that had a lot of erosion issues.  This slope was originally just pachysandra, and grass couldn’t grow because of water rushing down the slope...
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...