Using Plants to Repel Pests: A Guide to Natural Pest Control

Using Plants to Repel Pests: A Guide to Natural Pest Control

Maintaining a pest-free environment can often require a delicate balance between protecting your home and the ecosystem around it. One effective and environmentally friendly way to deter pests is by strategically incorporating plants that naturally repel them. By harnessing the power of nature’s defenses, you can create a garden that not only enhances your landscape…

12 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe from Carpenter Ants
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12 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe from Carpenter Ants

As the weather warms up, many pests become more active, including carpenter ants. These ants can cause significant damage to your home by tunneling through wood structures. To ensure your home remains safe from carpenter ants this summer, follow these preventive measures and best practices. 1. Identify and Address Moisture Issues: Carpenter ants are drawn…

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Yard Pest Free
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Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Yard Pest Free

Your yard is a sanctuary, a place where you can relax, entertain, and enjoy the outdoors. However, unwanted pests can quickly turn your outdoor haven into a frustrating battle. Whether it’s mosquitoes, ants, or other insects, keeping your yard pestfree requires a combination of prevention, maintenance, and strategic measures. Here’s a guide to help you…

Have You Ever Been a Part of Uncovering History?
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Have You Ever Been a Part of Uncovering History?

Recently, Johnson’s Landscaping Service, Inc. has had the honor of renovating a piece of American history; namely, a crypt used as a hiding spot for escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad.  Nestled in the heart of Georgetown and above Rock Creek is the small, Mt. Zion cemetery, established in 1822 when the Mt. Zion Church acquired several acres from the federal government. The church began to use the property for the final resting place of its congregation members and some of the unclaimed dead from the city morgue.  A simple and basic crypt was built just above the creek made of brick and mortar to be used in the future.