Why Planting Summer Bulbs Makes the World A Better Place

By Julian | January 27, 2014

Sure, it was spring-blooming daffodils that inspired poet William Wordsworth to pen his famous ode to the golden flowers in all of their dancing glory. But summer bulbs – think dahlias, callas, cannas, gladiolas, and so many more – can bring an equally breathtaking splash of color to your landscape. And since our Mediterranean climate brings with it an early spring, April is the perfect time to start planting these versatile, cost-efficient beauties.

Why Spraying for Peach Leaf Curl Now, Can Save Fruit & Money Later!

By Julian | January 26, 2014

You have probably seen a nearby peach or nectarine tree that is suffering greatly from peach leaf curl…… How does it happen? Peach leaf curl causes leaves of peaches and nectarines to discolor, pucker, distort, and eventually fall off. Peach leaf curl is a fungal disease which overwinters in the tree bark and around the buds. The…

The Value of earning an ISA Certfication

By Julian | October 8, 2013

By now we hope you have read why hiring an arborist is important for the longevity of your trees. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. In addition, healthy trees filter rain water to protect watersheds, absorb harmful…

Drought Tolerant Trees for the Bay Area

By Julian | July 27, 2013

Whether you are planting trees in a new landscape or curious about the tree species on your property, you should consider if they are drought tolerant trees. We have compiled this information about a few of our favorite drought tolerant tree species that you may find in your Bay Area backyard! Sargent Cypress (Cupressus sargentii) This…

Smart Irrigation Controllers are in demand….

By Julian | June 10, 2013

Have you installed a smart irrigation controller yet? Today, more than ever, smart irrigation controllers are in high demand to maintain landscapes as water conservation and saving money are the top concerns of residential & commercial property owners throughout the Bay Area. Smart irrigation controllers maintain watering schedules automatically to meet specific landscape needs. How…

Why Hire an Arborist?

By Julian | March 4, 2013

What is an arborist? Let’s start with the definition first: Arborists are individuals trained in the science of caring for and maintaining trees.  Qualified arborists should be certified by the International Society of Arboriculture. Why should I hire one? Trees are alive, just like us, and provide natural harmony in an urban environment. They require…

The Western Redbud: Pro’s, Con’s, and all around good info….

By Julian | March 4, 2013

The Native Western Redbud is perfect for any Bay Area Landscape. The Western Redbud is native to California, Arizona, and Utah. It can grow as a large deciduous shrub or as a multi or single trunk tree. The Redbud can reach up to 20 feet tall, 15 feet wide, and have a life span of…

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