What is Sudden Limb Drop?

Limbs can fail due to heavy and unnecessary loads of foliage or genetic defect, but there is another cause happening all around the Bay Area. It is called “sudden limb drop phenomena,” or sometimes referred to as “sudden branch drop.” The phenomena causes limbs to break commonly on hot and windless days, with no obvious…

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Grass TLC: Should You Repair Or Renovate?

When your grass is having a difficult time recovering from ​​stress conditions like disease and insects – or just too much sun, it’s time to undertake grass repairs, or even a renovation, depending on the extent of the damage. Spring and Fall are ideal times of the year for a lawn renovation, as warm soil…

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Choosing The Best Trees For Santa Clara County

When you decide to plant trees or shrubs for yourself or a public project, you might think you’re on easy street. Planting trees sounds enormously simple, but the truth is there’s an enormous amount of research that goes into figuring out which trees will flourish in different areas. There are lots of contributing factors to…

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Bay Area Homeowners Beware: 5 Toxic Garden Plants To Pets

Did you know there are more dogs than children in San Francisco? It’s true. If you are a pet owner in the Bay Area, including Santa Clara County, you probably know that your furry friends, like small children, enjoy eating mysterious objects found in your yard or home. The problem is that many garden plants…

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Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Santa Clara Home

If you want to draw the right attention to your front yard, consider professional landscaping services. Bayscape Landscape in Santa Clara can design and install grass, flowers and shrubs that look great all year. Boosting Your Curb Appeal Nothing boosts curb appeal like well-planned landscaping. Using plants with different textures and heights creates interest. However,…

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July & August Gardening Tips. Hint: Water!

July and August is a crucial time in the Bay Area for gardeners and landscapers. Depending on where you are in the Bay, and your level of fog, you will have different choices about what to plant and when. We’ve compiled a few tips to consider as we head into late summer. According to the…

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Return of the Victory Garden! Spring Planting Guide

What a year! This has been an incredible year… incredibly challenging for many of us. If you love to nurture fruits and vegetables and watch them grow, there has never been a better time. The Return of the Victory Garden Seasoned gardeners and new planters are also discussing a return of the victory garden, an…

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Become A Young Seedling Expert Following This One Tip….

You may be like the people in those ubiquitous (and admittedly motivating) commercials, who grab the perfect mix of flowers, vegetable, trees, and plants in the garden section of their local big-box home improvement store, and are able to transform an entire backyard area in what appears to be the space of a single afternoon.…

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Free Summer Gifts You Can Grow In Your Own Backyard

Have you ever thought about a flower garden as a source for thoughtful gifts? With so many potential uses, and the side benefit of having a beautiful yard, we think it’s an idea worth considering. Gardeners love annual flowers for their beauty, variety, and flexibility. They make great additions to container gardens, fill in flowerbeds,…

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Pre-Spring Landscape Care for the Bay Area Gardener

Who else is ready for Spring? Here are some tips for Bay Area gardeners and landscape artists for January and February! There is plenty to do, so read on! What Can I Plant? Bay Area gardeners wanting to create a flowerful landscape should check out azaleas and camellias at your local garden store. Local landscape…

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