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Sustainable Landscape: How to Create One

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Sustainable landscaping, for you and the planet!

Creating a sustainable landscape, and becoming eco-friendly is on a steady incline. Luckily, you do not have to travel further than your own yard to be kind to the environment. There are a variety of ways to make your landscape eco-friendly. If you find yourself stuck at where to begin, Lehnhoff Landscaping has got you covered for all of your landscaping needs.

Sustainable Landscape Tip #1: Use Pots for Your Plants

Just because you lack the space does not mean you have to forgo a sustainable landscape. If you are limited on space but have a patio or deck, you can grow potted plants instead. Your options are endless if you choose potted plants. You can grow your own herbs or vegetables, or use them for privacy. You can also choose to grow plants that attract pollinators, making your small landscape more eco-friendly.

Sustainable Landscape Tip #2: Grasscycle

After you mow the lawn, you may be inclined to sweep up the grass clippings and throw them away. Instead, you can reuse those clippings to add nutrients to your lawn, reducing your need to to apply fertilizer. This process is more commonly known as “grasscycling”. To go the extra mile, you can also use leaves as mulch for your lawn and around your plants to make a more sustainable landscape.

Sustainable Landscape Tip #3: Minimize the Use of Fertilizer and Pest Products

Pest control products need only to be used at specific times during the year. Take care to follow the product’s instructions carefully and remember, less is more. If you are unsure of which products will coincide with your lawn, a trained landscape professional will be more than happy to walk you through the process.

Sustainable Landscape Tip #4: Use Eco-Friendly Plants

Do you have plants in your landscape that have become a nuisance? If that is the case, it is okay to swap those plants out with more sustainable options. Your landscape should be a place of enjoyment rather than a hassle that needs constant maintenance. If you are finding that your plants require an abundance of water, pest control, or labor, talk us at Lehnhoff Landscaping so that we can provide you with eco-friendly options for your sustainable landscape.

Sustainable Landscape Tip #5: Hire the Professionals

Why do all the work yourself? Professional landscaping companies, such as Lehnhoff Landscaping, go the extra mile to ensure all of your needs are met. Specialized in transforming your outdoor space, Lehnhoff will transform your landscape into a more sustainable environment. Knowledgeable of what works best in your region, Lehnhoff will guide you through every step of your sustainable landscaping project.

Lehnhoff Landscaping – Providing the Highest Degree of Excellence in Sustainable Landscaping

There’s obviously much to consider when planning a sustainable landscape, and Lehnhoff Landscaping is happy to be your trusted partner in the process. Because we operate throughout Maryland, we can advise you expertly regarding what will work best for your neighborhood. Whether you’re in Baltimore, Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Clarksville, Howard County, Bethesda, Potomac, Columbia, Olney, Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Ellicott City, Hunt Valley, Kingsville, Bowie, Pasadena, Towson or anywhere between, we’ve got you covered. You will always receive the highest level of personal attention, and we will help you determine what makes the most sense for you. Please feel free to contact us today to create the landscape you’ve always dreamed of.

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