Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive

Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive

Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive LGS Notes: Witch hazel is a small, multistemmed tree that flowers in the fall and winter.  It is deer resistant, and great for rain gardens and clay soil.  The bright yellow flowers bloom in fall and early winter, sometimes in...
Hot Tub Hideaway Patio Makeover

Hot Tub Hideaway Patio Makeover

A Patio Makeover in Washington, DC These Washington, D.C. clients wanted to convert the underused space below their townhouse deck into a relaxing haven with a cedar hot tub.  They removed the old deck and installed a bluestone path, as well as a stone pad for the hot...
Some Pep in their Step-ping Stones

Some Pep in their Step-ping Stones

  A Flagstone Landscaping Project in Rockville, MD With New Native Shade Landscape to Help with Erosion This client in Rockville had an area of bare soil where water washed through and grass wouldn’t grow. Lauren did a quick sketch of a garden plan and...
Shady Woodland Garden with Deer Resistance

Shady Woodland Garden with Deer Resistance

Shaded Woodland Garden A Shaded Woodland Garden located in Columbia, MD Lauren created a lovely woodland garden plan for this clients’ shady area. She wanted improved curb appeal and a naturalized looking woodland area on the corner of her property in Columbia. Since...
Red Maple: Maryland Native Plants for Interest

Red Maple: Maryland Native Plants for Interest

Maryland Native Plants for Fall Interest Acer rubrum- Red Maple       The red maple is a beautiful tree for fall interest. This is a medium-sized deciduous tree with rich red foliage in the fall.  In the late winter to early spring it produces showy red...