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

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

Commercial Landscape Contractor Welcomes Bay Area Rock Stars!

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Apr 26, 2017 9:09:00 AM

Previously their has been a serious water shortage in many parts of California, and Bay Area Rockstars are breaking common ground having a big impact on local water supplies. In many of the drought stricken areas, lawns are being blamed for most of our water shortage. 

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

5 Advantages of Modern Day Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Oct 10, 2016 8:30:00 AM

 

 

 

Modern Watering Systems Can Beat The Drought

These days, water conservation is a big deal for many Silicon Valley property owners and managers – particularly in many cities in the Bay Area where water restrictions and the cost of water will continue to escalate.

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Topics: Water Management, irrigation management

5 Ways a Commercial Landscaping Company Battles The Drought

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Sep 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There is a serious water shortage in many parts of California and proper 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

5 Commercial Landscaping Trends That Save Water!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Nov 9, 2015 8:30:00 AM

There are many options available to reduce the exterior water use in commercial, industrial and institutional landscapes. Water savings can be achieved by making some simple changes in plant palate and irrigation methods, this can greatly reduce the water required for an attractive landscape.

There are many plant choices that use surprisingly little water. There are also several irrigation equipment upgrades that can increase your irrigation system’s efficiency which can result in saving water and ultimately saving money.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping, irrigation management

5 Tips and Trends For Commercial Landscaping

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Sep 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Trees have a life span, some living longer than others. That might somewhat irrational, but dead trees on commercial properties are more common than one might think. Weekly landscape crews may not see or address these problems in their weekly site visits for a variety of reasons. The real question is: How can you tell if a tree is declining on your commercial property?

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Topics: Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care, irrigation management

San Jose Landscaping Includes Water Management

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 8, 2015 8:29:00 AM

 

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Landscape Management Can Save You Big Money

These days, water conservation is a big deal for many Silicon Valley property owners and managers – particularly in many cities in the Bay Area where water restrictions and the cost of water will continue to escalate.

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Topics: Water Management, irrigation management

Bay Area Rock Stars Emerging in The Bay Area!

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Mar 26, 2015 8:30:00 AM

There is a serious water shortage in many parts of California and Bay Area Rockstars are breaking common ground having a big impact on local water supplies, and i am not talking about Carlos Santana either. In many drought stricken areas, lawns are being blamed for most of our water shortage, lets read on to learn more about what we can do to help contribute towards water conservation and what local Rock Stars that i am really talking about. 

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

7 Ways to Completely Transform Your Commercial Lawn Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Feb 16, 2015 8:30:00 AM

As a property manager or building owner, the demands of the drought have become a challenging subject including the high cost of water or the damaged asphalt surface that needs to be replaced because of lawn watering.

Interest in Drought friendly landscaping practices has spread throughout the green industry. Water conservation concerns and economics have prompted many commercial landscape maintenance services to investigate grasses that thrive with little water or no supplemental water. Eco and drought friendly grasses are the foundation of low maintenance landscaping.

Most commercial lawn services have their unique challenges that pose the need for smarter choices. Their are a multitude of areas that need to be considered when reviewing corporate lawn care, including: Invasive weed types, keeping lawns green with limited water, invasive tree roots causing lawn failure just to name a few, FloraTerra’s commercial landscaping services team has the right solution for smart lawn care.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping, Water Management, irrigation management, commercial landscape design

5 Bits of Water Management Wisdom

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Feb 6, 2015 8:30:00 AM

There are many options available to reduce the exterior water use in commercial, industrial and institutional landscapes. Water savings can be achieved by making some simple changes in plant palate and irrigation methods, this can greatly reduce the water required for an attractive landscape.

There are many plant choices that use surprisingly little water. There are also several irrigation equipment upgrades that can increase your irrigation system’s efficiency which can result in saving water and ultimately saving money.

Read More

Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping, irrigation management