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What Should You Do With Plants This Winter?

What Should You Do With Plants This Winter?
If you have outdoor flowers and plants, you may be asking yourself how to keep them alive all winter long. As temperatures start to cool, frost will form which could jeopardize the life of your plants! There are several ways you can protect your plants this winter. Keep reading our blog to find out! Bring Plants Indoors Many plants that… read more →

Winter Landscaping

Winter Landscaping
With the right landscape elements, you can extend use of your landscape to provide you, your family, and your guests with an outdoor area to spend time in all year and keep your yard healthy all winter long. What Is Winter Landscaping? There are a few things that go into preparing your lawn for winter, including:  Raking and removing all… read more →

Tips for Extending Use of Your Landscape

Tips for Extending Use of Your Landscape
Many homeowners in Northern Virginia limit their use of their landscapes to “pool season”—that period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when they know the weather’s going to be warm. But there are ways to enjoy your outdoor living spaces far past this time of year. With the right landscape elements, you can extend use of your landscape… read more →

Recommended Fall Landscape Maintenance

Recommended Fall Landscape Maintenance
If you live in Northern Virginia, fall is one of the best times of year to take care of your landscape. Soil conditions and climate are ideal for installing plants and with the dormant winter season approaching, it’s important you set your lawn and plants up to stay healthy through the colder days ahead. O’Grady’s Landscape has been helping Northern… read more →

Outdoor Lighting Techniques for Any Landscape

Outdoor Lighting Techniques for Any Landscape
Outdoor lighting is vital not only to the safety and security of your family and property, but also to the aesthetic and functional success of your landscape. However, the best outdoor lighting techniques for you will vary depending on a few key factors—mainly the layout of your landscape, the hardscapes you have, and your stylistic preferences. Fortunately, the experts at… read more →

Getting Creative with Your Patio Design

Getting Creative with Your Patio Design
Patios of today have evolved to become the central hub for outdoor entertainment in backyards all over Northern Virginia. With a high return-on-investment and the ability to transform a landscape both stylistically and functionally, it’s easy to understand why. The difficulty comes in making your patio design unique when your neighbors have many of the same items on their wish lists that… read more →

How a New Landscape Design Can Increase the Value of Your Home

How a New Landscape Design Can Increase the Value of Your Home
Investing in a new landscape design not only benefits you today, but in the future as well. In fact, your home’s landscaping is estimated to be around 15 percent of your home’s total value. Installing beautiful garden designs and hardscapes, and keeping them well maintained throughout the years, will increase your property’s value and maximize your return on investment (ROI)… read more →

Why Plant with Native Plants?

Why Plant with Native Plants?
When we shared popular landscaping trends of 2015 earlier this year, we touched upon the growing use of natural landscaping. Planting with native plants not only serves an aesthetic purpose for the home, but also offers numerous functional benefits within the landscape. We’re going to delve a little deeper into the subject to help our clients throughout Northern Virginia achieve… read more →

5 Tips to Get Your Landscape Summer-Ready

5 Tips to Get Your Landscape Summer-Ready
Spring has finally arrived in Northern Virginia! And after months of chilly temperatures, residents are ready for the warm weather. But is your landscape ready too? This is the best time to give your lawn and landscape a little extra TLC so that when summer comes, it’s healthy, beautiful, and ready for use. If you aren’t following these five tips… read more →

Landscaping Trends to Consider

Landscaping Trends to Consider
With each New Year comes new landscaping trends—and lots of them. But what’s worth taking a second look? Not every idea should be implemented in your yard just because it’s popular with your neighbors. To make it easier on our clients throughout Northern Virginia, O’Grady’s Landscape has outlined a list of landscaping trends we think are worth considering. Keep reading… read more →