What is Conservation Landscaping?

What is Conservation Landscaping?

Conservation landscaping is a mindful gardening practice that takes into account the impact your small garden has on the larger ecosystem and watershed. You may have heard this practice referred to as “Bayscaping” in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The most important aspect of conservation landscaping to think about bay-friendly practices in every stage of your…

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3 Do’s and 1 Don’t For Tree Planting

Fall is a great time for tree planting:  the soil is still warm enough to help roots grow, but lower air temperatures are less stressful on newly transplanted trees. And there are lots of reasons to plant a tree: Trees help reduce polluted storm water runoff Trees provide cooling shade and lower electric bills Trees are…