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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

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

4 Compelling Reasons to Plan For Your Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on May 31, 2017 9:55:00 AM

The summer part of 2017 is an excellent time to start planning for your next commercial landscape service. Not every service is required every year, so what’s on the calendar for this year? Does the lawn need renovation? Do you need to upgrade your irrigation system? Is it time for a landscape upgrade?

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

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

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

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

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

11 Commercial Lawn Care Trends That Will Rock Your World! :>)

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Apr 28, 2017 9:07:00 AM

Commercial landscape architects alike take in consideration the plantings around your properties building perimeter, as they know they can make a big impact in many ways. Having the right plants to tolerate the cold weather is part of the equation for great foundation plants but plant material that is interfering with window views, walk way and crowding out the others is another factor to consider. Planting the right combination of foliage and plants will ultimately impact your landscaping design one way or the other. The real challenge for most commercial properties is deciding on the right balance of plants that can tolerate the cold and fit into your commercial landscape design.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping