Earth Day 2020 - Rhine Landscaping

Earth Day 2020

We hope that you and your family are adjusting to the new “normal” in and around your home.  While being home, though, take advantage of this time of year by working on your exterior landscape.  Of course, if you need assistance, we are happy to help.

Earth Day is an annual event that is celebrated on April 22 each year.

Events are normally held throughout the world that demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Here are a few ideas for Earth Day!

earth day, plant a tree

Planting a Tree

Planting a tree is fantastic for the environment and for the air around your home. There is a wide variety of trees available, and choosing one ideal for both your landscape and location is key.

Consider the weather, space needed, as well as how large the tree will grow in both height and girth.

For tree ideas in Maryland, here’s a great link with fantastic resources.
https://dnr.maryland.gov/forests/Pages/MarylandersPlantTrees/Recommended-Tree-List.aspx

Throughout our blog, we have many resources for landscape care and maintenance. One that is ideal for the Spring season can be found here, which pertains to Popular Landscaping Tips.

Ways to Promote Earth Day

There are countless opportunities to partake not only today, but every day. Here is a list of popular ideas that help the environment.

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Conserve Water. Take a shower that might be five minutes instead of ten! Use your sprinkler for your lawn during the early morning rather than mid-day with the sun in full force.

Consider sustainable products and services in your local community.

Use energy-efficient light bulbs. If permissible, solar energy is a great feature if you can take advantage of it for your home.

For more information, subscribe to your Blog, email us directly, or if you would like Rhine to assist with any of your Landscaping or Construction projects and ideas, let us know!

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