Preventing Wildfire Destruction: Removing Embers from ‘Home Ignition Zones’

By Julian | February 15, 2018

Research by the National Fire Protection Agency around home destruction vs. survival in wildfires point to embers and small flames as the most common and frequent way that the majority of homes ignite in wildfires. What is an Ember? Embers are burning pieces of airborne wood and/or vegetation that can be carried more than a…

How to Determine Where to Plant a Tree

By Julian | January 25, 2018

How to Choose the Right Location to Plant A Tree Trees that are carefully chosen add beauty to a home’s landscape and also provide a return on investment to your residential property. Trees planted around homes can also provide shade,  privacy, windbreaks, and an opportunity to create ecosystems for birds and other beneficial creatures and…

How To Plan and Budget a Residential Landscape Installation

By Julian | December 30, 2017

New year, new beginnings! January is a perfect time to start planning your residential landscape for the year. As we list our New Year’s goals, start visualizing your dream landscape design. We have listed some frequent residential landscape questions and answers to help you start planning your dream landscape for 2018, as well as a checklist…

Best of List: Winter Landscaping Tips for the Bay Area

By Julian | October 31, 2017

Proactive winter gardening and landscaping in the San Jose, Santa Clara, and surrounding Bay Area, California, requires taking care of gardening tasks that are of extreme importance to keep your annuals, perennials, biennials, and lawns, safe from winter damage. We may have a mediterranean climate that isn’t exactly synonymous with winter plant protection that, for…

Pruning 101: Step-By-Step Winter Rosebush Care

By Julian | October 10, 2017

In the San Jose and surrounding Bay Area, roses never really go dormant, as our climate is mild. However, roses do rest and this is a very similar and vital process to their longevity and health. You may feel a strong urge to do something to rose bushes right after they have stopped blooming. Stop!…

How to Add Bold Color to a Fall Garden

By Julian | September 10, 2017

How to add Bold Color to a Fall Garden  As we switch our wardrobe from shorts and tanks to long sleeves and jeans, we must also switch to fall colors in the garden. Fall colors in the garden can be started in late summer or early autumn. In this blog, we will show you how…

Summer Pruning Guide: Fruit Trees Edition

By Julian | August 10, 2017

Are you looking at your abundant fruit harvest and wondering the best way to keep fruit trees aesthetically pleasing in addition to producing delicious fruit, before we get into fall and winter (that’s when the real pruning work begins)? Are your fruit trees looking heavy? Do your fruit trees have deadwood? Now is the time…

Honeydew and You – How to Treat Tree Aphids

By Julian | June 20, 2017

Is there a tree dripping sap on your property – possibly staining sidewalks or other areas with sticky residue? Unfortunately, that is generally a sign of tree aphids. There are thousands of types of aphids who live in relatively temperate climates worldwide. They can cause severe stress to trees and other plants (roses are a…

Let’s Talk Turf

By Julian | May 30, 2017

Fertilizing  turfgrass isn’t just about enhancing green color for aesthetic. Fertilizing turf maintains the lawn density and plant vigor, and encourages growth and recovery from turf damage and seasonal stresses (such as a drought season). If you own a commercial property, manage an HOA, or a facility manager at a municipality, you’re probably well-informed about…

Small Trees for Small Spaces: Flowering Trees that Pack a Pretty Punch

By Julian | May 2, 2017

It’s hard to imagine a complete landscape or garden without a tree or two. Trees provide comfortable shade for people as well as many smaller plants that can’t handle full sun. They also bring an aesthetic balance, adding height and depth to landscapes that might otherwise feel flat and empty. But, not every yard has…

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