Heritage Custom Landscaping

6 Lawn Care Tips for Lush Lawn Growth

February 9th, 2016
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Get ready for a full and thick lawn with these tips!

Well…. Last week we thought Punxsutawney Phil was bringing us springtime, but Mother Nature must not have gotten the memo, what with dumping EVEN MORE SNOW on the East Coast this week. Clearly we need to work on our Groundhog-to-Mother-Nature communications system.

Anyway. Spring will come eventually. And when it does, your lawn probably won’t be in the greatest shape. The months of cold and the excessive amounts of snow that we’ve endured this winter will have taken a toll on your lawn, and lawn care will once again rise to the top of the to-do list. In anticipation of the warmer months that are bound to come sooner or later, here are some lawn growth tips for a thick and luscious lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Groundhog Day! A Look Ahead to Sunny Days and Spring Landscaping

February 2nd, 2016
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Thanks for bringing spring, Phil! It’s time to start thinking about spring landscaping!

A rodent didn’t see its shadow, so that means spring is coming! Groundhog day is a fairly weird tradition, but we’ll take it. For what it’s worth, we hope Punxsutawney Phil was right. After enduring the relentless Winter Storm Jonas, the Mid-Atlantic is finally starting to thaw out. Now, instead of hiding under the covers and waiting to be able to feel our toes again, we’re looking ahead to the bright and sunny days of spring. That means we’re already thinking about ways to prepare your yard for some spring landscaping. Hopefully this list of spring landscaping tips will help you shake the wintertime blues and get ready for greener pastures. Read the rest of this entry »

Landscape Recovery After Snow Damage

January 27th, 2016
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Winter Storm Jonas blanketed the Mid-Atlantic in snow — how’s your landscaping holding up?

Well. It snowed. A lot. Obviously not ideal for any landscape. Is all the hard work that you’ve put into creating a beautiful outdoor space now for naught? Not necessarily. While your landscape likely may have suffered some snow damage, it’s not the end of the world. We can rebuild it. We have the technology. Or…at least the knowledge of what’s best to get on the road to landscape recovery after excessive snow damage. Use these tips to save your landscape, and don’t worry, it will return to its former glory eventually. Read the rest of this entry »

Look Forward to Warmer Days with a New Gazebo

January 19th, 2016
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This gazebo looks like it’s ready for some warmer weather, too.

Ohhhhh, the weather outside is frightful…. Don’t you just love waking up to temperatures in the ‘teens and your car door frozen shut? Neither do we, so we’ve got our sights set on the glorious warmth of spring and summer. What better way to enjoy the warm weather at home than with a beautiful new outdoor living space like a deck or gazebo? We’ll tell you — no better way. An outdoor living space comes with plenty of benefits. Keep reading to learn more! Read the rest of this entry »

Tips to Protect Your Outdoor Fire Pit Throughout the Winter

January 12th, 2016

 

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Don’t leave your fire pit unprotected in the snow this winter!

Gathering around a crackling fire, maybe snuggled up with someone you love, maybe chatting with good friends and roasting marshmallows…. As night falls and the temperature drops with it, you snuggle a little tighter and scoot a little closer to the fire. Maybe a few snowflakes start to fall. The scene is practically picturesque, but it can easily be dampened by improper fire pit maintenance. Your favorite landscaping feature isn’t impervious to the elements, despite the heat that it carries in its name. By properly caring for your fire pit, you can continue to enjoy it through the winter and into the cool early summer nights that its use lends itself to just as well. Read the rest of this entry »

The Pros & Cons of A DIY Landscaping Project

January 4th, 2016
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What are the benefits of hiring a professional landscaper versus doing it yourself?

The new year brings many thoughts of improvement, and your yard’s landscaping is no exception. Are you thinking about revamping your lawn, upgrading your yard, and sprucing up your garden? When undertaking such a project, it may be tempting to take the do-it-yourself route. After all, you know what your vision for your landscape is, and you want to save money by handling it on your own. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Winter Really a Good Time to Install My Pool?

December 28th, 2015
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Believe it or not, this is an excellent time to begin your pool installation project

Surprisingly enough, it really is! If you’re looking to maximize your negotiating leverage with pool builders, this is probably the time to strike. Read the rest of this entry »

How Can You Attract Birds to Your Yard This Winter?

December 21st, 2015
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Attracting birds to your yard this winter provides them with a stable source of food and you with the pleasure of watching them.

Despite Winter’s gray skies and freezing temperatures, the truth is that with the proper landscaping, the season has its own joys and beauty. One way the Winter reveals previously unseen beauty is in the excellent and too-rare glimpses of our feathered friends. While their antics are normally obscured by lushly-growing plants, Winter’s bare stems allow us watch them at work and at play, and watching them doubles as a great stress relaxer and an educational experience. Read the rest of this entry »

How Do Insecticides Keep My Landscape Safe From Pests?

December 14th, 2015
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Insecticides will help keep your landscape beautiful and pest-free.

You’ve invested a lot of time, money and energy into your landscape, and most certainly don’t want it ruined. Even though it’s winter time, this is no time to forget about your landscape, even if it’s covered in snow. Read the rest of this entry »

Snow plowing services: How to save money with winter maintenance

December 5th, 2015

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Winter is before us and it’s a good time to prepare your winter maintenance plan. One thing you do not want to overlook is how you will handle snow removal when big winter storms come through. Commercial snow plowing and overall snow removal can help you save money on winter maintenance. This money-saving option is important for commercial businesses as well as residential owners. The earlier you make a winter maintenance plan, the better and the more money you will save on property maintenance. It is a good idea to plan ahead for inclement weather this winter so you won’t find yourself being negatively impacted by a harsh winter. This is especially true for commercial property owners because it is the law to keep your business property safe for customers and employees to safely come and go.

By scheduling your snow plowing services with a professional snow removal company, you will ease your mind when a winter blizzard or snow shower comes along. Having well plowed parking lots and sidewalks helps everyone in a neighborhood. Remember, your goal for winter maintenance is to lower the risk of injury and liability for your business and those you serve. By keeping your property clean of snow, you can help yourself prevent unnecessary lawsuits. All it takes is scheduling regular snow removal throughout the winter.

You will know you are selecting the right professional snow removal company for your property if the company uses the latest in snow removal equipment. The most modern of snow removal equipment will do the best for snow plowing because it will protect your property from major plow damage. The less snow and ice on your property surface, the better off you will be because poor property maintenance is costly with major repairs. If you are in need of a reliable and professional snow plow service this winter, you can count on Heritage Landscaping to clear your surfaces for any snowstorm. Learn about all the benefits of our snow removal services today to start planning for the winter.

Wintertime maintenance with Heritage Landscaping

Heritage Elite Custom Lawn & Landscape has been in the business of creating beautiful backyard getaways for its customers for over 30 years. From regular landscape maintenance projects to major installations such as pools, ponds, and decks, our expert team can turn your property into your own private paradise. In addition to performing work for residential properties, Heritage can also help with the design and maintenance of your commercial properties. Get in touch with Heritage today for quality custom landscaping services.

Call Heritage Elite Custom Lawn & Landscape today at 410.686.2701 or send us an email at info@heritagecl.com.