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

The True Art of Commercial Lawn Maintenance

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 16, 2017 9:24:00 AM

 

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Planning a turf renovation? Late spring and summer are the best time to get in touch with your commercial lawn maintenance service. A vibrant green turf is every property owner’s pride and joy. If yours has lost color, it’s time to get your hands dirty.  

Follow our recommended steps for a successful lawn renovation. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

4 Underrated Skills That Are Critical For a Commercial Landscape Service!

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Aug 9, 2017 9:47:00 AM

With California coming out of an unprecedented drought along with the high cost of water rates, commercial property landscape services have been under the radar for some time now. With commercial lawn care services being targeted as being wasteful.

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Topics: Landscape Water Management, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

The Best Advice You Will Ever Get About a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Aug 2, 2017 9:53:00 AM

What is your commercial landscape service doing to reduce water consumption on your property? In the bay area, although we have received significant rainfall last winter, water costs are still high.The California’s Department of Water Resources suggests businesses and residences state wide to manage there water despite the fact that we have a good supply of it, the cost of water will continue to rise in California. Here are some ways you can help to conserve water usage in and around your commercial property.

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

5 Commercial Landscape Maintenance Trends You Must See

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jul 31, 2017 9:25:00 AM

 

Keeping your tenants happy and satisfied creates long lasting customer retention, especially with retail, office buildings and community spaces. Happy customers will stay and customer retention will keep your spaces occupied for long periods of time. There are many correlations between average and fantastic commercial landscape maintenance that help boost client retention. Beautiful landscaping creates an opportunistic value for your tenants to rave about your property when it comes to beautiful well maintained landscaping; as a matter of fact investing into your landscaping provides economic benefits that far exceed your costs because of the long term retention that boosts your leasing rates bringing in large sums of revenue. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

5 Commercial Landscape Service Challenges In The San Jose Bay Area

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jul 19, 2017 9:08:00 AM

Pedestrian Safety is a concerning subject when it comes to commercial landscape maintenance these days. They want to ensure that their apartment complexes, office landscaping and corporate headquarters are being maintained in a safe manor for tenants, visitors and the staff.

In all honesty, commercial landscape management and trees must be maintained for there safety and in some cases may create hazards in corporate landscaping when they are adjacent to parking areas, walk ways and building structures.

Commercial Landscape Management Improves Safety

Let’s review some of the common pit falls and how to manage them.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 14, 2017 9:44:00 AM

Chances are, your commercial landscape service is high on your priority list, and rightfully so. Maintaining high maintenance landscaping is a budget expense that seems to creep up, some of the costs include sprinkler and irrigation services, landscape installation services and commercial tree care just to name a few. In spite of the many reasons renovation gets pushed off, there is supporting evidence that property managers and building owners should consider the cost of upgrading older high maintenance landscaping.

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

Commercial Lawn Maintenance is Not Just About Mow, Blow and Go

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 12, 2017 8:26:00 AM

Commercial lawn maintenance is more than just mowing lawns, and it requires some upfront landscape planning to get it done right and on time. Their are various techniques that can be employed in order to reduce soil compaction caused by foot traffic and commercial lawn care equipment. However, sometimes the smaller less expensive methods bring about the most value for your lawn improvements.

Read on for our commercial lawn maintenance tips..

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

A Commercial Landscape Company That Love's These Trends!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 30, 2017 9:32:00 AM

A  commercial grounds maintenance company will consider the plantings around your properties building perimeter, helping to make a big difference in many ways. Having the right plants to tolerate the variable temperatures throughout the year is part of the equation for great landscaping 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 variable conditions.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping

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