Commercial Landscaping Blog for The San Jose | Bay Area, CA

Commercial Landscape Maintenance That Extends Life!

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Aug 29, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

Why Tree Stakes?

Young trees in the wild grow strong naturally, without the help of stakes. In the woods, trees grow up in the shelter of taller trees and are not affected by wind. According to the University of Davis,landscape maintenance companies in San Jose should keep an eagles eye on young trees to ensure they develop strong roots and trunks before they expend energy in growing vertically, and don't need staking. If you've planted a young tree in an open, windy environment, you may need to stake it until its roots are strong enough to anchor it properly.

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Topics: Tree Care

New Guide For Commercial Property Landscaping-Read On!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 26, 2016 1:00:00 PM

New Commercial Property Landscaping Guide Saves BIG on WATER!

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Does Your Bay Area Landscaping Measure Up?

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 24, 2016 8:30:00 AM

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Focus on Your Landscaping

Corporate landscaping in the Bay Area is known to gather the interest of visitors and the public alike that can draw a positive experience of your commercial landscaping. The goal for many of our corporate customers is to recreate a relaxing and beautiful corporate environment.

A commercial landscape maintenance company can provide flower displays to green walls and more, we can introduce bay friendly landscaping features to your commercial property. But before we elaborate too much with landscaping, let’s go back to the fundamental basics of maintenance. Now, look around your property and ask yourself a question: Is it manicured? Does it look “colorful and well maintained?” Are your trees safe and healthy? Are your flowers free of weeds and colorful? 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, commercial landscape design

The Stones Are Back Into Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 22, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The Stones are coming back to the bay area, they are especially being seen in and around commercial property landscaping. They are out performing many, especially for their consistant ability to meet the demands of their audience. 

If you have apartment complex landscaping, homeowners association landscaping or commercial property landscaping, consider using these popular rock stars for your next landscaping project.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Water Management, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care, Sustainable Landscaping

3 Tried and True Steps for Beautiful Flowers in Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Flower pots in commercial landscaping is a great way to improve your landscape design. However, lack of proper planning can make them look awkward no matter how beautiful your plants may be. 

When incorporating flower pots in your landscaping the designer should make sure they maintain the overall flow and balance. Use them to heighten interest and avoid a mish mash of shapes. Here are some basic guidelines to keep you on the right track. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care, Sustainable Landscaping

3 Reasons Mulch Kills HOA and Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 17, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Spring and Summer is a great time to refresh your bark mulch in your commercial landscaping. Mulching is beneficial for your property but can also cause damage if not installed appropriately. The damaging effects occur when mulch is applied in excessive amounts. Suffocation occurs when the bark is piled around the base of your trees and plants. The effects of excessive mulching cause decay because of the high water retention rate inviting disease and harmful pathogens to enter into the plants bark. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

Commercial Landscaping Guide For The Drought!

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Your Commercial Landscaping Can Be a Water Hog

Lawns typically use most of the water in commercial landscape maintenance. That simply means that this is vast opportunity and potential to reduce your outdoor water use. A 1000 Square foot lawn uses 35,000 gallons of water per year.

Bay Area Landscaping and Drought Survival

Managing your hoa landscaping is essential during the drought.

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5 RFQ TIPS for Bay Area Landscaping

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

5 RFQ TIPS for Your Commercial Landscaping Service

Commercial landscape maintenance for the homeowners association or commercial property does more than just preserve property value by increasing curb appeal; a beautiful landscape also sets a positive first impression for residents and visitors. Bay Area-area HOAs and Commercial Property owners can successfully hire a professional landscaping service by following a couple of steps:

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5 Tips For HOA and Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Water efficiency must be considered from the initial irrigation system design phase through installation to ensure optimal performance. Consistent management and maintenance is also essential. Failure to do so can result in losing more than 50% of irrigation water due to evaporation, wind, poor management, and/or improper system design, installation, or maintenance. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

Commercial Landscaping Trends For Low Maintenance Gardens

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Desert Landscaping – Save water and enjoy a clean look 

Rather than wasting effort, money and water turning a desert into a green garden, it’s more fruitful (and wise) to consider desert landscaping. It’s a stunning new concept that’s fast catching on among Bay Area Landscaping. The spectacular looks and low-water requirements are a winning proposition.  

Let’s review some of the advantages of desert landscaping and how to benefit from them.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping