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5 April Landscaping Tips for Maryland Homeowners

5 April Landscaping Tips for Maryland Homeowners lehnhoff's supply

If you feel like you could use assistance landscaping your outdoor space, then you’re in luck.

Maryland homeowners are starting to tune up their mowers and reset their irrigation systems. The recent warm weather is perfect for gardening and revamping your outdoor spaces, but what should homeowners do to maintain their properties in April? If you feel like you could use assistance landscaping your outdoor space, then you’re in luck. Here are a few landscaping tips and projects for Maryland homeowners this April.

Plan Your Landscape

Planning ahead is essential. The point is to have a general idea of what colors and plants you want in your garden while also considering the following seasons. If you are planting bulbs, keep in mind what your garden will look like in the summer and fall. This will save you time and energy later, especially during the hot summer months. April is an excellent time to transplant trees and shrubs, and homeowners should start to harden off their transplants for mid-spring planting. If you want to expand your garden, now’s the perfect time to follow these landscaping tips.

Prepare Your Yard

April is the perfect time to get your outdoor chores out of the way. If you need to clean up debris, get it done now. Remove any winter mulches if you have not done so already and dig up beds in preparation for planting. Cultivate your flowerbeds and remove any weeds you find. In addition, you should test your soil and apply any pest control if it’s warm enough. Once everything is prepped and ready to go, consider planting your first set of plants.

Use Native Plants

The greatest benefit of using native Maryland plants is they have evolved to the region’s particular climate, rainfall, and soil conditions. They also have a beneficial relationship with local insects and other flora. The Christmas Fern, Moss Phlox, Black-Eyed Susan, and Cardinal Flower are some popular local native plants. The White Oak, Sassafras, Eastern Redbud or Sour-Gum tree are the best options for bigger native trees.

Prune Trees and Shrubs

Trees or shrubs are great for privacy or creating a focal point. Inspecting the trees, bushes, and shrubs around your home is important when doing any spring landscaping. Trim any damaged or overgrown branches to maintain a pleasing shape. Ensure trees and branches do not come into contact with overhead wires or interfere with your home’s roof. Address these issues immediately before they become a hazard.

Consider Hardscaping Projects

If you are itching to spend more time outdoors and have the opportunity to do so, consider taking advantage of April’s mild weather to update your hardscapes. Adding crushed stone, gravel, and flagstone is a great way to create visual contrast and incorporate different textures. Retaining walls, planting beds, and rock gardens are excellent projects for homeowners who want to incorporate natural stone into their landscapes. Lehnhoff’s Supply has a massive inventory of natural stone products to suit any hardscape!

Questions? Lehnhoff’s Supply is Here to Help

If you still have more questions about how to use gravel in your landscape design this spring and summer, the trained professionals at Lehnhoff’s Supply are here to help you.

Find us at 2708 Belair Road, Fallston, MD 21047 and give us a call at 410-510-7646. For tips, tricks, and to see what we have been up to, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

We serve but aren’t limited to, the following parts of Maryland: Harford County – Fallston, Forest Hill, Joppa, Edgewood, Bel Air, Churchville, Havre de Grace, Jarrettsville, Street, Aberdeen, Abingdon, and Joppatowne. In Baltimore County: Kingsville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Fullerton, Nottingham, Parkville, Towson, Carney, Loch Raven, Lutherville, Timonium, Hunt Valley, Cockeysville, Sparks, Glyndon, Pikesville, Reisterstown, Ruxton, Parkton, Glen Arm, Baldwin, Monkton, Long Green, White Marsh, Rosedale, Phoenix, and Fork.

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