FERTILIZATION

New law pertaining to lawn fertilizer effective October 2013 Basic information for Homeowners and Professionals: Everyone must follow University of Maryland fertilizer recommendations. A single fertilizer application may not exceed 0.9 pound total nitrogen per 1,000...

Mulching Tips

Mulching provides numerous benefits to gardens and landscapes. For instance, a good layer of mulch, around 3 inches, can help reduce weed development in your garden. Remove excess mulch build up in your beds prior to adding new mulch.  As mulch deteriorates it turns...

Stink Bugs

The Stink Bug! “Brown Marmorated Stink Bug”  (Halyomorpha halys). These pests are native to parts of Asia, were first observed in Allentown, Pa. in 2001 and have steadily migrated into Maryland.  The good news is these pests are not harmful to people, pets or houses. ...