The Level Green Landscaping Blog

Expert Industry Advice and Property Enhancement Suggestions.

Washington DC is one of the greenest cities around, and getting greener by the day.

Who’s hitting it out of the park? The variety of players is impressive.

A baseball stadium, for one. Toss in a park commission, an electric cooperative, and a bustling entertainment district.

And here at Level Green Landscaping, we’re doing our part, too.

Here’s a look at how several DC companies are building greener, operating smarter and working diligently to protect the earth.

A Dozen Of The Best Native Plants For Your Washington DC Commercial Property

Native plants are more popular than ever, for lots of reasons.

They’re hardy and less susceptible to pests and diseases. Once they’re established, native plants typically need less water than non-natives.

And a host of wild critters will thank you. They love native plants — they offer a free buffet of berries, nuts and seeds. Some native blooms provide nectar for hummingbirds and insects.

Why plant native? Lots of reasons. We’ll even share a few of our favorite native plants for Washington DC.

Don’t let your property go dormant as cooler temperatures make their way to Washington DC this fall. Instead, bring some lively color to your commercial landscape with bright container plants.

Some plants hit their stride during the fall months, helping to extend your site’s color. Plus, the container itself can add some visual interest to your property with a variety of colors, sizes and designs to choose from. They are especially useful for sites that don’t have much green space.

Keep your landscape in season by installing some of these 26 container plants for fall color in Washington DC.