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Add Natives That Require Less Water

On this 95 degree day, you may want to think about replacing your plants with more eco-friendly choices that will require less water each week. Some plants require water almost everyday.  You don't need to replace all of these plants, especially if they are your favorites.  But you can substitute many of these problem drinkers with attractive [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:33:13+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Gardening Tips|2 Comments

GardenWise Awarded Best of Houzz 2015

J. Mark White and GardenWise, Inc of Arlington, VA Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World [Washington, DC], February 5, 2015–GardenWise of Arlington, VA has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:33:27+00:00 February 4th, 2015|GardenWise Press|Comments Off on GardenWise Awarded Best of Houzz 2015

Winter Wrapping with Burlap

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation="top-to-bottom"]Every winter, many of our more delicate plants, like boxwoods, as well certain outdoor containers, are subject to the harsh environment of dry, cold air.  This environment makes the leaves brittle and can be further damaged by the strong sunlight and glare we experience in winter (think about that sunburn you can get while [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:33:37+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Winter Annual Garden Tasks|Comments Off on Winter Wrapping with Burlap

GardenWise’s Guide to Maintaining Your Lawn Throughout the Entire Year

Taking care of your property's lawn is something that you have to do throughout the entire year. Neglecting it can cause the grass to grow wild or to wither up and die. This will cause your property's curb appeal to go down, which can hurt your chances of selling your property or of attracting customers if your property houses your business. The following are some tips that will help you to ensure the health of your lawn throughout all four seasons.

By | 2017-10-11T11:33:49+00:00 October 29th, 2014|Gardenwise Master Class, Mark's Blog|Comments Off on GardenWise’s Guide to Maintaining Your Lawn Throughout the Entire Year

An Apple A Day

Featured Image (Above) : Walled North West Washington, DC Garden perfect vehicle for espalier fruit trees. You can eat an apple a day when you grow them in your own garden. Apple trees are readily available with varieties for almost any region and climate. Apple trees make a beautiful addition to the landscape providing fragrant [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:33:57+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on An Apple A Day

Look Ahead to Fall : Day 5

Yellow Twig Dogwood This week, GardenWise concludes its five favorite  Garden Delights, in no particular order, for Fall 2011.  Yesterday we looked at the strking Aster, heated things up with the Dwarf Burning Bush, and earlier marveled at both the Toad Lily and Pink Muhly Grass.  Today we're showing off the Yellow Twig Dogwood. Many know of the Red Twig Dogwood, which is [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:34:07+00:00 September 5th, 2013|Gardening Tips, Gardenwise Master Class|1 Comment

Look Ahead to Fall : Day 4

Get off Your Aster!  This week, GardenWise continues to  look forward with our five favorite  Garden Delights, in no particular order, for Fall 2011.  Last week we heated things up with the Dwarf Burning Bush, and earlier marveled at both the Toad Lily and Pink Muhly Grass.  Today is day four of our series, and we’re showing off Asters! There are so [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:34:11+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Gardening Tips|3 Comments

September Gardening List : Day 3

 This weekend it’s all about September Gardening.  There are so many things to do this month that we’ve decided to make it a three day event.  Today, it’s all about water and your garden spaces.  WATER  Maintain the water level in your water garden. Keep fountains and water features properly maintained.  As we approach winter, be sure your [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:34:14+00:00 September 3rd, 2013|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on September Gardening List : Day 3