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Hot Weather Watering

Let’s talk Maryland weather. The last two years notwithstanding, our winters tend to be fairly mild. That’s the upside. On the downside, our summers are brutally hot and humid with a great deal of rain from mid-May to late June. The grass is green as green can be, and gardens thrive. But then, the waterworks stop. From July through mid-September, Maryland enters a dry season. And that’s when things get dicey.

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Catch, Steam & Enjoy!

Maryland crab season starts in early spring which is fine if you like small, anemic crabs who have just groggily crawled out of the muck from their long winter snooze. Long-time residents know July is when the crabs start to get good and heavy. However, unless you’re not willing to fork out a substantial chunk of change for a bushel of crabs, you should consider catching them yourself. It’s easier than you think.

The Doctor is In… the Plant Doctor That Is

We’ve had a lot of rain lately, which is unusual for Maryland this time of year. Usually we’d be experiencing Maryland’s annual summer drought and we would be giving you watering tips. But not this year. That is both good and bad. It’s good in that you are not lugging hoses all over the yard in the sweltering heat. But all the moisture, coupled with humidity and heat, can introduce a host of diseases and pests into your garden.

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Grub Control

You work hard on your lawn. We appreciate that. Your family appreciates that. Your neighbors appreciate that. So, when brown spots appear, it’s upsetting. We totally get that. What’s the deal? Most likely grubs.

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Get Your Boat Ready for the Water

After a slow start, spring is finally here, and we are moving quickly towards boating season. That means it's time to get your boat cleaned up and ready for action!