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

5 Ways to Optimize your Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 29, 2017 9:52:00 AM

There are a number of ways to reduce your commercial landscape service. There are also ways to reduce water costs. However, sometimes it requires some upfront planning in order to reduce the amount of water applied by your commercial landscaping service. Below are a few ideas and suggestions.

If you understand the benefits of low maintenance landscaping, and scheduling this important service at the right time of the year helps in many ways. Read on and you’ll understand why it is so important.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Commercial Lawn Service?

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 26, 2017 9:10:00 AM

What are you doing to reduce water consumption on your property? In the bay area, although we have received rainfall, the cost of water contues to rise. Here are some ways your commercial lawn service can help you save money on your water costs.

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

Top 4 Commercial Landscape Trends You Must See :>)

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 24, 2017 9:04:00 AM

4 Trends you appreciate from your commercial landscape service

In order to get what you want from your commercial lawn service you must communicate with them.  Everyone has an idea of what they want their property to look like as well as expectations of the company that is providing their service on a regular basis.   FloraTerra takes these queues to heart, so how do you communicate them?

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

5 Reasons a Commercial Landscape Service Installs Container Gardens

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 22, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Container Gardens are the perfect match for a Bay Area Landscape Service 

FloraTerra is a commercial landscape installation and maintenance company. But even though we spend a great deal of our time designing and installing commercial landscaping of all sizes, we have a big interest for designing and installing container gardens!

Why should you consider a container garden? There are plenty of reasons, but we’ve provided a few good ones below. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

Water Management Challenges with Commercial Lawn Maintenance

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on May 19, 2017 9:20:00 AM

There are so many different types of commercial property landscape management. From large multi complex buildings to single building properties and no two landscapes are similar.

At FloraTerra we have had some clients that have asked questions about the management of their water and how we can help them on their landscape service. Considering the immediate bay area drought and water agency restrictions, you’re certainly not alone and have someone that you can turn to if you need help in this area. With those challenges in our forefront, let’s take a look at some common water management challenges we see on commercial landscapes and some solutions on how to manage them. 

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

3 Ways to Boost Your R.O.I. with a Commercial Lawn Service

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on May 17, 2017 8:09:00 AM

Having a well-run commercial lawn service is worth every penny spent going into the summer months, when everything is lush, blooming with color and drought tolerant.

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Topics: Landscape Planning

4 Little Secrets You Need To Know About A Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 15, 2017 8:07:00 AM


People want to feel a sense of pride when they walk up to your property. Clients and Property Owners expect their property managers to provide the highest level of a commercial landscape service. That must include commercial lawn maintenance. It also means curbs, gutters and landscape frontage that are free of weeds, trash and debris. Ownership expects to see flowering entrances, and pathways that are clear, neat and tidy in appearance. And safety’s a factoring concern throughout the entire year as well: Pro-active landscape maintenance will help mitigate liability.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

5 Ways to Impact Your Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 10, 2017 8:59:00 AM

Some commercial landscape maintenance companies specialize in providing ways to freshen up your property and bring it back to life. First impressions of your property can make an impact on how clients and visitors perceive your corporate image.

You don’t necessarily need a large budget to keep your property looking great, there are a few simple upgrades that you can do to engage the public’s perception and positive interest of your property. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning

5 Ways a Commercial Landscape Company Can Manage Water!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 8, 2017 8:20:00 AM

In recent past,there has been a serious water crises in many parts of California and proper commercial lawn maintenance can have a big impact on local water supplies. In many drought stricken areas, lawns are being blamed for most of our water shortage. While this may be true, it does not mean we have to give up on lawn all together. A well-managed lawn area, made up of the appropriate grass types, soil composition, and chemistry can be functional, pleasing and water efficient.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Sustainable Landscaping, Water Management, irrigation management

7 Things You Should Know Before Hiring a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 5, 2017 8:37:00 AM

Property owners and managers are often approached by a multitude of eager landscape maintenance companies. But, how can they be assured they will find a company that is an accredited commercial landscape contractor, one that that has the track record, qualifications and business acumen to provide the best possible service for your commercial landscaping portfolio?

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Topics: Landscape Water Management, Landscape Maintenance, Water Management