The Zen Guide to Bay Lawn Care

A man once asked a monk how he could achieve enlightenment. His answer: “do nothing.”

Rain Garden

A rain garden is a landscaped area specially designed to collect rainfall and storm-water runoff. The plants and soil in the rain garden clean pollutants from the water as it seeps into the ground and evaporates back into the atmosphere.

Instead of a Lawn

A bizarre and wasteful fetish to some, a proud achievement of a caring property owner for others, our modern “boring carpet of green” has become ubiquitous, accepted, and in some circles has even achieved status as an object of envy and desire.

Beautiful Yards

Add compost to the top layer of your lawn to make the most out of each drop of water.

AVOID: Alien Plants Invasive Species in Va

The following list contains alien invasive plants that are grown and/or used in the Horticulture/Nursery industry.

How to Create Habitat in our Gardens? Native plants and more!

Create a Meadow. Any open space—even small areas—can become exceptional habitat for butterflies, moths, insects and other animals, if planted with sun-loving native plants.

The ‘Green Revolution’ of Native Plants

You can make your own compost from stuff you were going to throw away anyway. Even your trees and landscaping can benefit from this free resource!

Garden with a Purpose

The concept of a rain garden began in the 1990s in the Northeast. They are now one of the fastest growing areas of interest for home landscapes.

Time to Mulch

Mulch must be applied properly; if it is too deep or if the wrong material is used, it can actually cause significant harm to trees and other landscape plants.

Native Perrenial Garden

Simple common area lawn is now a native flower garden …