Choosing Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Bay Area Yard

Warmer seasons and minimal rainfall have created an ongoing water shortage in the San Francisco Bay Area and California. Since many residents faced challenging water restrictions and mandates, they searched for water-saving ways. They found that letting their lawn turn brown did save water. But it also significantly reduced the [...]

By |2022-03-21T11:22:49-07:00March 21st, 2022|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Tips for Weed Control for Your Backyard

Your lawn and garden provide luxuriant beauty that can be appreciated and admired by yourself, your family, your neighbors, and casual passers-by. However, weeds are seemingly ubiquitous intruders that tarnish the appearance of your landscape. The constant weed control necessary to keep them at bay seems to be an insurmountable [...]

By |2021-11-15T12:48:44-08:00November 15th, 2021|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Save the Headaches and Hire a Sprinkler Installation Professional

Every homeowner should want a nice-looking yard and a healthy green lawn. They add beauty to the property, value for the homeowner, and might keep the neighbors happier too. But a healthy lawn is more than just beauty. A healthy lawn helps clean the air by consuming carbon dioxide and [...]

By |2021-04-09T13:51:21-07:00April 9th, 2021|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

How Much Water is Enough for a Healthy Lawn

One of the greatest challenges homeowners face in maintaining a healthy lawn is knowing how much water the grass needs. Lawns that don’t receive enough water quickly become dry and individual blades of grass begin to die. Learning that brown or dead grass happens due to insufficient water is lawn [...]

By |2021-02-09T11:36:00-08:00February 9th, 2021|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

The Hazards of Overgrown Ivy and How to Remove it

Although ivy can be an attractive plant when well-maintained, overgrown ivy quickly causes a host of issues for homeowners and those who manage commercial properties. When ivy grows near trees, for example, its added weight can cause the tree to blow over with strong winds. Another common problem with ivy [...]

By |2021-02-09T11:22:00-08:00October 23rd, 2020|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Creating Defensible Space – How to Prevent Another Firestorm

The hills of Oakland, California experienced a devastating fire on October 19, 1991 that killed 25 people and burned more than 3,000 homes. Fire previously struck the same area in 1923, 1970, and 1980, yet people continued to build and live there and live in densely wooded areas with little [...]

By |2021-02-09T11:22:00-08:00August 17th, 2020|Backyard Services, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

How to Get Your Backyard BBQ-Ready

Although many city governments still prohibit large gatherings due to coronavirus, homeowners understandably want to make the best of warm weather to host smaller gatherings. The backyard barbeque is a time-honored tradition that might look a little different this year, but people can have a great time just the same. [...]

By |2021-02-09T11:22:00-08:00July 30th, 2020|Tips and Advice|0 Comments
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