We help you review the pros and cons to assist you in choosing between organic or inorganic mulch for your Virginia garden. To maintain your garden's health and appearance, consider using mulch. It helps to retain moisture in the soil, suppress weed growth, and regulate soil temperature. However, when choosing the right type of mulch for your garden, you may wonder whether to go with organic or inorganic mulch. Let's take a closer look at the pros and cons of each option. Do you need some … [Read more...]
Get your Virginia Garden Ready for Summer: Spring Garden Cleanup Tips
Four tips to get your garden in tip-top shape before summer! Spring is a wonderful time of year for gardeners in Virginia as the weather begins to warm up and the first signs of new growth appear. However, before you can fully enjoy your garden during the summer, taking care of some essential spring garden cleanup tasks is important. Get a little garden cleanup help from your friends at Epling Landscaping. Located in Loudoun County, we help homeowners in Purcellville, Middleburg, Leesburg, and … [Read more...]
The Best Virginia Landscaping Plants for a Lush and Intriguing Garden
Are you looking to add color to your yard this year? Check out the best Virginia landscaping plants to give your garden that extra pop of color. Virginia is known for its diverse climate and beautiful landscapes, making it a great place to grow various plants. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting, choosing the right plants for your Virginia landscape can be overwhelming. To help you make an informed decision, we've compiled a list of some of the best Virginia landscaping … [Read more...]
Seven Stunning Stone Landscape Edging Ideas to Transform Your Garden
Look to stone landscape edging to revamp your outdoor spaces just in time for summer! A well-designed garden can be the perfect spot to relax, but the little details often make all the difference. One of the most effective ways to give your garden a polished and professional look is by incorporating stone landscape edging. Not only does it add character and charm to your outdoor space, but it also helps create a clean and organized appearance. So, if you want to upgrade your garden to make it … [Read more...]
How to Increase Virginia Home Value With Landscaping
Add curb appeal, save on energy costs, and increase Virginia home value with landscaping. Did you know you can increase Virginia home value with landscaping? Homeowners are always looking for ways to increase the value of their homes, and landscaping creates a great way to maximize your return on investment. Landscaping services can help you make an outdoor living space that is attractive and inviting, adding to the overall value of your home. Are you looking for a well-maintained, worry-free … [Read more...]
Four Tips for Creating and Maintaining a Lush, Fertile Lawn
Maintaining a fertile lawn doesn’t have to be a drag. Here are four tips to help you create a stunning lawn. For homeowners, a flourishing lawn is a source of pride. A beautiful lawn can serve as the perfect backdrop for outdoor activities and add to the value of your home. Creating and maintaining a lush, fertile lawn isn’t always easy, so we've put together some tips for creating and maintaining a lawn you'll love. If you need help bringing your lawn back to life, we can help! Please get in … [Read more...]
Is It Okay to Landscape in Winter?
Around the beginning of February, we get a little taste of spring. Yes, it’s still cold, and there’s always the possibility of a big snow. But at the same time, we can feel the days slowly growing longer. Before we know it, spring will be here, full of life and growth. Then summer will make an entrance with leafy trees–and weekly mowing. On beautiful winter days, we may get an urge to start working on our landscapes. But is it safe to landscape in winter? What are some things we can do to start … [Read more...]
Do Snow and Ice Damage Trees and Shrubs?
There’s nothing like a gorgeous winter wonderland in Northern Virginia. Snow is generally rare enough that most of us still consider it a treat. But heavy snow and ice can damage trees and shrubs. Improper snow removal can also hurt fragile plants. That’s why preparing trees and shrubs for winter weather is essential. Professional pruning can help your landscaping survive and thrive if damage occurs. Which Trees and Shrubs Are Susceptible to Damage? According to Iowa State University, … [Read more...]
When Should I Prune My Plants, Shrubs, and Trees?
Wow! What a year for fall color. It’s been a while since Loudoun has experienced such autumnal splendor. As the leaves fall and winter approaches, our thoughts turn to pruning as trees grow bare and dormant. Late winter is an excellent time to prune many trees and shrubs. What Is Pruning? Pruning refers to removing parts of plants, including branches and twigs, to shape the plant and promote growth. It’s an opportunity to remove dead and diseased branches and promote the development of new … [Read more...]
Can I Start a Landscaping Project in the Fall?
It never ceases to amaze us how fast time flies in summer. For professional landscapers, summer is a bustling time with lawn care and landscaping projects galore. While fall can be a quieter season, it’s also ideal for launching landscaping projects. There are tons of plantings and other elements we can start in the fall. Fall is also perfect for starting a conversation with a professional landscaping company about a longer-term project. Our team is ready to sit down and help you plan. What … [Read more...]