Dennis M. Kehoe Landscape Contractors, Inc. is a full service landscaping company, offering unequalled design, installation and maintenance for both residential and commercial properties in the Washington, D.C. area. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail, professional demeanor, and quality craftsmanship. These are the reason for our countless long lasting relationships with clients, both residential and commercial.
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Along with cooler temperatures and back-to-school in the DC Metro area come the beautiful colors of fall. This is the optimal time to get your yard ready for winter, and encourage your entire landscape to stay healthy and come back strong in the spring.
Fall’s milder temperatures in Maryland and Washington DC mean better growing conditions for young grass. For better lawn care and maintenance, keep in mind that seed can germinate and grow more easily during the fall because it offers warmer soil temperatures and more favorable moisture levels than spring.
In the DC Metro area, you will find that there are different flowers that typically bloom at different times of the year. Late summer brings second blooms of crepe myrtle and roses, and beautiful displays of autumn foliage are complemented well by ornamental grasses.
For over 16 years, Kehoe Landscape Contractors has been entrusted with the care and upkeep of the oldest historic home in Montgomery County, Maryland. The expansive, beautiful stone house was built in stages with native granite available at the home's site, and is reminiscent of an old English or Dutch estate.
A curved garden path can soften the look of your home and driveways, and provide an enjoyable walk through areas with high visual interest.
At this time of year in the Maryland & Washington, DC area, one of the keys to a successful landscape is cutting back overgrown and large plants after spring growth. Proper pruning can divert a plant's energy to where you want it to be, increase flowering, and encourage some plants to bloom repeatedly.
April showers bring May flowers, but they also can create problems for homeowners including flooding and erosion. Water either does not move away from your home quickly enough, or it runs off in an inefficient manner and takes soil with it.
It is essential to get seasonal flowers in at the right time so they can reach their optimal color and beauty! It is also important to consider when different flowers bloom, so your property always has vibrant color and floral / foliage interest throughout the seasons.