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After a long rainy season, we’re starting to see the warmer, drier conditions we expect during May in the Bay Area. We love the sunny weather, but when the rains stop, the clock starts ticking on fire season. Now is a good time to clear any deadwood and start developing a plan to make your property as fire-safe as possible. We offer a multi-pronged approach to firescaping: Trim tree canopies up to 8 feet high to prevent fire ladders Mow grasses and weeds when they dry and turn brown (weed abatement) Remove highly flammable juniper…
After a long rainy season, we’re starting to see the warmer, drier conditions we expect during May in the Bay Area. We love the sunny weather, but when the rains stop, the clock starts ticking on fire season. Now is a good time to clear any deadwood and start developing a plan to make your property as fire-safe as possible. We offer a multi-pronged approach to firescaping: Trim tree canopies up to 8 feet high to prevent fire ladders Mow grasses and weeds when they dry and turn brown (weed abatement) Remove highly flammable juniper…
After a long rainy season, we’re starting to see the warmer, drier conditions we expect during May in the Bay Area. We love the sunny weather, but when the rains stop, the clock starts ticking on fire season. Now is a good time to clear any deadwood and start developing a plan to make your property as fire-safe as possible. We offer a multi-pronged approach to firescaping: Trim tree canopies up to 8 feet high to prevent fire ladders Mow grasses and weeds when they dry and turn brown (weed abatement) Remove highly flammable juniper…
Our client asked us to come up with a solution for this sad slope between a fence and a sidewalk. Over time, soil can wash away or become too compacted to accept irrigation. Then you’re left with a steep slope with poor soil and just a few plants hanging on. One solution would be to take out everything and start over with concrete retaining walls, a new irrigation system, and lots of new plants, but that can add up to an expensive project for such an out-of-the-way area. We took a more economical approach, performing a tune-up…
Our client asked us to come up with a solution for this sad slope between a fence and a sidewalk. Over time, soil can wash away or become too compacted to accept irrigation. Then you’re left with a steep slope with poor soil and just a few plants hanging on. One solution would be to take out everything and start over with concrete retaining walls, a new irrigation system, and lots of new plants, but that can add up to an expensive project for such an out-of-the-way area. We took a more economical approach, performing a tune-up…
Our client asked us to come up with a solution for this sad slope between a fence and a sidewalk. Over time, soil can wash away or become too compacted to accept irrigation. Then you’re left with a steep slope with poor soil and just a few plants hanging on. One solution would be to take out everything and start over with concrete retaining walls, a new irrigation system, and lots of new plants, but that can add up to an expensive project for such an out-of-the-way area. We took a more economical approach, performing a tune-up…
The client reached out to our design team about a disused fountain located in the middle of their corporate courtyard. They looked at a few possibilities: break out the concrete bottom and use it like a big planting pot or remove the fountain completely and create a landscaped seating area. All options seemed cost prohibitive. We came up with a simple, economical solution that also matched their modern style: Place large pots of Golden Goddess Bamboo in the fountain bowl and fill in around them with river cobble and local boulders….
The client reached out to our design team about a disused fountain located in the middle of their corporate courtyard. They looked at a few possibilities: break out the concrete bottom and use it like a big planting pot or remove the fountain completely and create a landscaped seating area. All options seemed cost prohibitive. We came up with a simple, economical solution that also matched their modern style: Place large pots of Golden Goddess Bamboo in the fountain bowl and fill in around them with river cobble and local boulders….
The client reached out to our design team about a disused fountain located in the middle of their corporate courtyard. They looked at a few possibilities: break out the concrete bottom and use it like a big planting pot or remove the fountain completely and create a landscaped seating area. All options seemed cost prohibitive. We came up with a simple, economical solution that also matched their modern style: Place large pots of Golden Goddess Bamboo in the fountain bowl and fill in around them with river cobble and local boulders….
California Assembly Bill 1572 was passed into law last year and took effect on January 1, 2024. The bill prohibits the use of potable water for the irrigation of nonfunctional turf located on commercial, industrial, and institutional properties, homeowners’ associations, common-interest developments, and community-service organizations. Residential lawns are exempt. Nonfunctional turf (NFT) is defined as a lawn that is decorative only and not used for gatherings, walkways, or other activities. Street medians are considered NFT, but…
California Assembly Bill 1572 was passed into law last year and took effect on January 1, 2024. The bill prohibits the use of potable water for the irrigation of nonfunctional turf located on commercial, industrial, and institutional properties, homeowners’ associations, common-interest developments, and community-service organizations. Residential lawns are exempt. Nonfunctional turf (NFT) is defined as a lawn that is decorative only and not used for gatherings, walkways, or other activities. Street medians are considered NFT, but…
California Assembly Bill 1572 was passed into law last year and took effect on January 1, 2024. The bill prohibits the use of potable water for the irrigation of nonfunctional turf located on commercial, industrial, and institutional properties, homeowners’ associations, common-interest developments, and community-service organizations. Residential lawns are exempt. Nonfunctional turf (NFT) is defined as a lawn that is decorative only and not used for gatherings, walkways, or other activities. Street medians are considered NFT, but…