Category Archives: Sustainable Landscaping

6 Ways Native Plantings in DMV Reduce Landscape Maintenance

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There’s a reason native plantings in the DMV (D.C., Maryland, and Virginia) are so successful. They were made for this environment. Put simply, there is no safer, more efficient, or more breathtaking way to populate your luxury landscape than with the implementation of plants that naturally belong. Even better, here are six ways that native Read More

5 Benefits of a Green Roof (In Addition To Environmental Friendliness)

Eco-roofs, or green roofs, have continued to sprout up in residential neighborhoods throughout the U.S. over the last decade. Their burgeoning popularity largely stems from the environmental benefits they offer – such as stormwater retention, improved air quality, and assistance mitigating the urban heat island effect. These low-maintenance wonders are populated with drought-resistant plants that Read More

McHale Receives Honors for Sustainable Landscaping Efforts

At McHale Landscape Design, each design-build project is undertaken with an eye toward sustainable landscaping. Whether populating gardens with native plants, which aid the environment by reducing the need for fertilizers and pesticides, or installing green roofs that improve air quality, promote biodiversity, and conserve energy, our team remains dedicated to making clients’ homes – Read More