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Why you should prepare your commercial landscaping for winter

Posted by E-Landscape on Oct 29, 2014 8:45:23 AM

It is tempting to let your commercial landscaping maintenance go once fall arrives. The thought of winter arriving and knowing many plants will likely die off soon enough is a common mindset, however preparing your commercial landscaping for winter, can make all the difference come spring. By protecting and preparing your landscape design for cooler weather, you can be sure that when temperatures warm up again, your landscaping is ready to grow and thrive. Here are some reasons to consider commercial landscaping maintenance and winter preparation.

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Topics: commercial landscaping, commercial landscape, Blog, landscaping

Four Ways To Protect Your Landscape from Severe Weather

Posted by E-Landscape on Oct 22, 2014 11:01:06 AM

That time of year is coming up: the time when severe and damaging weather is more likely. So many people don't realize just how bad severe weather can wreak havoc on your landscape by killing plants, discoloring leaves, and damaging trees. There are, however, a few steps you can take to minimize risks and protect your landscape during the riskiest months.

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Topics: commercial landscaping, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, Blog, landscape design

How to Prep Your Landscape for Cold Weather

Posted by E-Landscape on Sep 24, 2014 5:47:25 AM

With colder weather on its way, you may be thinking about how to protect landscaping from the bitter cold and elements that winter inevitably brings and prepare for spring ahead of time. There are things you - or your commercial landscape maintenance crew - can do to help make sure that your landscape will be ready when the warmer weather hits.

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Topics: landscape maintenance, commercial landscaping, commercial landscape, Blog, landscaping

E-Landscape Provides Landscape Installation for Brightview Great Falls

Posted by E-Landscape on Sep 3, 2014 12:17:42 PM

E-Landscape Specialty Solutions is currently working on landscape installation at the Brightview Great Falls senior living facility in Great Falls, Virginia.

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Topics: landscape installation, landscaping northern Virginia, commercial landscape, Blog, senior living, Brightview South River, Washington dc landscaping

Product Feature: Deep Root Silva Cells

Posted by Quintain on Aug 14, 2014 6:06:19 AM

The primary challenge of growing trees in an urban environment is the soil. Trees thrive in lightly compacted soil that provides their root systems with ready access to water and nutrients. However, due to the requirements of an urban environment soil is typically heavily compacted. This provides structures with greater stability, but can stunt the growth of trees.

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Topics: irrigation, landscape installation, commercial landscaping, products, commercial landscape, Blog, drainage, Washington dc landscaping, silva cells

What are the different types of mulch for landscaping?

Posted by E-Landscape on Jun 4, 2014 8:49:40 AM

Mulch can add to your landscaping efforts by going directly on top of existing soil and providing an array of benefits. Properly applied, mulch can help to conserve moisture, enhance the fecundity and general health of your soil, limit the growth of weeds and greatly improve the aesthetics of your outdoor garden.

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Topics: lawn care, commercial landscape, Blog, landscaping

Maryland's Climactic Zone and Spring Planting

Posted by E-Landscape on Apr 2, 2014 11:31:03 AM

For anyone thinking about adding some landscaping to improve your property it is a good idea to know what climactic zone you are in. Paying attention to your climactic zone and using plants that thrive in your area can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to growing plants for your landscaping. Of course, your landscape professional can always help you decide on appropriate plants. But if there are some plants you have in mind, determining the zone you are in can be helpful.

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Topics: commercial landscape, Blog, landscape design, landscaping

Residential vs. Commercial Landscape Contractors: What Is the Difference?

Posted by E-Landscape on Nov 15, 2012 8:59:09 AM

Most landscape contractors provide a variety of services and do work for residential and commercial clients. Here at E-Landscape, we've chosen to focus on providing commercial-only landscape design, installation, and maintenance services. One of the questions we frequently get is "what is the difference between a regular landscape contractor and commercial landscape contractor?" We thought we'd provide the answer right here on our blog!

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Topics: commercial landscaping, commercial landscape, commercial landscaper, Blog, commercial property

Plants We Love: Rudbeckia

Posted by E-Landscape on Jul 3, 2012 6:32:18 PM

Rudbeckia goldstrum

This time of year, we love the look of Rudbeckia blooming in gardens throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Native to North America, Rudbeckia can often be found growing as a wildflower along roadsides and in fields. There are many types of Rudbeckia, with perhaps the most common being the Black Eyed Susan. Sometimes confused with coneflowers, Rudbeckia is most easily identified by its coarse-textured, hairy leaves that form daisy-like flowers.

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Topics: E-Landscape, commercial landscape, Rudbeckia, Blog

3 Tips to Hide Unsightly Features in Your Commercial Landscape

Posted by E-Landscape on Jun 25, 2012 6:07:28 PM

A Greenscreen with growing vines

Many of the most beautiful commercial properties have an unsightly feature that needs masking or hiding. Sometimes it is an air conditioning unit or other utility installation, or it may be a windowless wall. Regardless of the feature, there are a number of ways that clever commercial landscaping strategies can help to hide it from view.

GreenScreens

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Topics: tree planting, trellis, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, softscaping, Blog, greenscreen

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