The Advantages of Hiring a Commercial Snow Plowing Service | Baltimore, MD

If you are a business or commercial property owner, it’s never too early to plan for snow removal. Not putting a plan in place before bad weather arrives can leave you in a potentially bad position.

Because, with winter comes snow, and snow has an incredibly negative impact on who can shop at your business or frequent your commercial property.

Business owners who know how to prepare, however, always contact a qualified snow plowing company sooner rather than later, because snow can (and will) cause chaos.

Interested in knowing more about the advantages of scheduling your snow plow service today? Read more »

Chapel Valley Preps U.S.’s Largest Roman Catholic Church for Pope’s Visit

Washington, DC: On September 23rd, Pope Francis is scheduled to say an outdoor mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Chapel Valley is responsible for the site’s ongoing landscape management (20 plus years) and for the additional landscaping that will be performed in honor of the Pope’s visit. Read more »

Autumn Preparations for Snow & Ice Management | Baltimore, MD

The summer’s barely over, but weather-watchers across the mid-Atlantic region are already talking about the threat of snow and ice this winter. Whether it’s a wooly worm you’ve consulted, the Farmer’s Almanac, or computer-generated weather projections, if you’re concerned about winter weather then you need to think about snow & ice management. Read more »

Make Early Plans for Snow Plowing to Get Your Business Ready for the Inevitable | Alexandria, VA

Maintaining commercial property is generally quite doable, especially with professional assistance, but it can become overwhelming during wintertime when the snow starts coming down. Not having a plan can cause a number of problems, but you can avoid them by making plans early on for snow plowing. Read more »

Commercial Landscaping in Atlanta: Overwhelmed with Copious Amounts of Clay?

Soil in the Southeast, especially in the Atlanta area, is full of clay. Clay-rich soil is notoriously alkaline, dense and tacky, which can mean a great deal of trouble for those hoping to work the land. Because of its inherent properties, the soil is heavy to lift. It is also prone to frost heave, over saturation and compaction, which can prohibit healthy root growth. On a positive note, commercial landscaping in Atlanta includes routine core aeration and soil amendment. Read more »

Are You Ready for Commercial Landscaping Routines to Change? | Baltimore, MD

We’re about half way through summer and that means it’s almost time to change-up our commercial landscaping routines. During the height of summer it is important to take care of issues related to irrigation, organic pest control, mowing, weed control and disease prevention. But as summer wanes, businesses in Maryland and Virginia will need to start looking at other things. Read more »

Do Your Commercial Irrigation and Landscaping Plans Include Synthetic Turf? | Sterling, VA

The latest flap over artificial turf has caused some people to rethink their commercial irrigation and landscaping plans. In case you missed it, the Consumer Product Safety Commission came out and began openly questioning the safety of certain types of synthetic turf.  By all media accounts, their concerns center on containments allegedly inherent in ground rubber products. Read more »

Commercial Landscape Maintenance: Make Room for Marvelous Moonbeams | Atlanta, GA

We know that native Georgian and The River of Winged Dreams’ author, Aberjhani, wasn’t talking about flowers when he said the following:

“Now come the whispers bearing bouquets of moonbeams and sunlight trembling.”

But our commercial landscape maintenance crew members can’t help recall his words when presented with a tray of Moonbeams. Also known as Coreopsis Verticillata, they are low maintenance perennials that produce showy, yellow blooms throughout the summer months. And that’s not all there is to love about these marvelous Moonbeams. Read more »