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5 Ways to Reduce Your Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 19, 2017 8:20:00 AM

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There are a number of ways to reduce the amount of water being used in your commercial landscape service. There are also ways to reduce corporate landscaping costs. However, sometimes it requires some upfront planning in order to reduce the amount of water being applied by your commercial lawn 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.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

7 Things You Oughta Know When Hiring a Commercial Lawn Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 14, 2017 9:06:00 AM

Tips For The Landscape Walk Through 

A job site walk through with your Commercial Landscape Maintenance Service or assigned account manager is essential from time to time, this helps keep the lines of communication open assisting everyone to stay focused on your goals and desires.

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5 Communication Tips for Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 12, 2017 8:11:00 AM

Focus on Communication

In the area of commercial landscape maintenance, we recognize that keeping the lines of communication open is instrumental for a solid long-term foundation. That’s why we have devised systems for transparency— and are constantly learning how to apply new ways that provide for better customer service for corporate landscaping services. At the end of the day, fair pricing and an established communication plan are essential drivers for delivering high quality landscape maintenance standards.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, commercial landscape design

6 Ways to Safety Proof Your HOA Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 5, 2017 9:04:00 AM

As a HOA community manager, the demands of tenants can pull you in many different directions including challenges with your HOA Landscape Service, that overgrown plant that’s blocking the view of the driveway exit or the raised concrete surface at the entrance to the leasing office that needs immediate attention.

Most Condominium Landscape Services have their unique challenges that pose safety concerns. Their are a multitude of areas that need to be considered when reviewing safety, including: Invasive plant types, pedestrian made pathways, invasive tree roots just to name a few, FloraTerra’s HOA Landscape Service  has the right solution for a multi-residential landscape service.

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

5 Surprising Facts About Commercial Grounds Maintenance

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 2, 2017 9:20:00 AM

Accessibility has always been a topic in the initial construction planning process and installation on a commercial landscape design. There are several factors to review including handicap access to a property. Some things to consider in light of creating improved accessibility include widening walk ways for the physically impaired or wheel chair access, widening the entrances to buildings and the accessibility to lighting switches.

Accessible landscaping is important for the handicap and disabled and should be considered in the designing and planning process! So let’s consider this aspect from a commercial landscape architects point of view.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, commercial landscape design

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

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

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

4  LITTLE SECRETS

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