A Guide to Over 60 Native Plants in D.C. and the MD Suburbs

A Guide to Over 60 Native Plants in D.C. and the MD Suburbs

This comprehensive guide has been written by Thom Peck, a certified professional horticulturist and Johnson’s Landscaping’s Plant & Materials Purchaser, to teach you about the rich tapestry of plant life that thrives in our region, offering a information on native species and their cultivated counterparts, known as “nativars.” Native plants are the backbone of our…

Let Us Be Your Planting Service
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Let Us Be Your Planting Service

Perhaps you can envision the perfect landscape for your home. A neat and structured front yard, bountiful blooms of varied heights alternating with robust greenery, partially shaded with large healthy trees. The backyard is an ocean of green with repeating patches of colorful flowers and plants of varying textures, easily accessible by a stroll down a winding pathway. Benches and a few chairs offer a spot for relaxation and complement the fire pit and gathering area for friends and family.

Keeping Weed-free Garden Beds

Keeping Weed-free Garden Beds

Starting a garden seems so aspirational sometimes. The benefits of fresh produce, the visual appeal of a perfect row of flowers, and the contemplative task of tending to your plants are simply refreshing. It’s literally a productive hobby.  However, an annoyance to many gardeners is the inevitable presence of weeds. They proliferate, overwhelm your garden,…

Small Front Yard Landscaping
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Small Front Yard Landscaping

There seems to be a trend with home builders these days.  They are moving the garage around back, accessible by an alley, they are adding front porches with neighborhood socializing in mind and they are reducing the size of those expansive front lawns we have become accustomed to seeing.  With smaller front yard areas to work with there is great opportunity to use alternatives to grass.