The Benefits of Professional Landscape Design

When it comes to your home, more specifically your landscape, you have two options: hire a professional or go the do-it-yourself (DIY) route. While the latter has grown increasingly popular for several reasons, the biggest of which is cost, nothing, I repeat, nothing that can measure up to a professionally designed landscape. The Benefits of […]

Read More

July Mailer

To view our July mailer, please click on the image above.

Read More

Urban Gardens, Who Are We?

Urban Gardens is a multidisciplinary landscape design/build firm and retail nursery that serves the greater Baltimore area. At Urban Gardens, you can expect to find landscape designers, horticulturists and gardeners that are knowledgeable about everything you could possibly want to know about your garden or landscaping for your home. When it comes to landscaping your […]

Read More

How to Kill a Tree or, Tree Care 101

Photo/Illustration: Beverly Colgan No one sets out to subject their tree to a slow and painful death. But many of the “helpful” things we do to our trees are actually responsible for their downfall. Be sure to avoid the following mistakes if you want your tree to live a long and healthy life. Cut off […]

Read More

Trees That Please

Surefire investments in some standout varieties When choosing a tree, it’s important to make sure it is a four-season performer.   And a tree should be largely pest- and disease-free and not require tons of pruning.  Here are some recommendations for a few trees that you will never regret planting. Whatever you choose, it will be one […]

Read More

Plant Combinations for a Fabulous Fall Garden

Take advantage of fading foliage to create a stunning fall garden Fall color is often the result of leaves turning before they drop, a benefit all enjoy but few use to their benefit. The always-attractive ‘Madame Emile Mouillère’ hydrangea adds a glorious touch of rosy red to its leaves in autumn. Rather than marvel in […]

Read More

Hillside Landscaping

Ideas for steep slopes and hillsides must consider erosion control as well as design The methods of landscaping steep slopes and hillsides must simply address creative ways to hold the property in place.   While designs may vary depending on location, materials, and other circumstances, the basics are pretty much the same for most. One […]

Read More
UA-12950763-2