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Serving Loudoun County, Washington, D.C. & Surrounding Metro Area
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Serving Loudoun County, Washington, D.C.
& Surrounding Metro Area Since 2005
Call Today For a Free Landscape Consultation:
540.338.7190
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Freeze Alert: How to Protect Your Young Trees

A lot of beautiful spring blossoms emerged during the latest unseasonably warm weather. A hard freeze is forecast tonight. Here are some tips from Canopy.org to help protect your trees: Protect your trees and plants Cover susceptible trees and plants with burlap,...

Garden Planning

Garden Planning What beautiful spring-like weather here in Western Loudoun this week! There's no better motivator than nice temperatures to take a look around your garden and decide what you'd like to grow. February is the perfect month to make your plan and order...

Tree Time

October through December is the time to plant new trees and shrubs! Consider an Oak, Beech, Dutch Elm, Amelanchier (Serviceberry) or Maple to enrich your landscape, rebuild the canopy and improve the air quality. Trees are gorgeous to behold any time of the year....

Hot & Dry in Loudoun

Rain would be welcome right now. It is hard to see all the grass turning brown and plants wilting. There are specific plants that fair better in this type of climate and ways to care for your current landscape to keep it healthy. We can help you figure out what can be...

Echinacea: Time to Deadhead

Right now, you'll see many of your flowers looking rather pale. Now is the time to deadhead in order to allow for more blooms a little later on. It also helps tidy up the look of your gardens as well as prevent too much re-seeding. Echinacea (coneflower) seeds a lot...

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Sustainable Landscape Design Helps in Wild Weather

June 17, 2021

Sustainable landscape design can help your property look great through drought or heavy rain

In a recent article in The Washington Post real estate section (May 28 2016), “Realigning Liquid Assets,” Brenda Richardson writes how a few adjustments to your landscape can help prevent erosion, soak up rainwater, and help your yard to look good even in rough weather. The heavy rains from summer storms can really tear up a yard, sending your plants, rocks and soil down the street. Richardson suggests you can make adjustments incrementally to avoid a huge landscape overhaul that your budget may not allow.

“Sustainable design is the hottest trend for residential landscapes according to a recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects … harvesting rainwater and greywater took the top spot … also popular are native and drought-tolerant plants, permeable paving, rain gardens, low maintenance landscapes and water-efficient irrigation.” — Brenda Richardson

Wildwood Landscape can help you design and plan some landscape-preserving adjustments to your property that work with your budget — and your aesthetics. Call us today at 540.338.7190 to discuss possibilities.

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