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

10 Emerging Grasses used by a Commercial Lawn Maintenance Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jun 21, 2017 9:24:00 AM

10 GrassTrends used by a  Commercial Lawn Maintenance Service

Low Maintenance drought resistant and appealing to the eye. What property manager or owner wouldn’t want to get those qualities out of their commercial landscaping service — at the same time? One way to achieve your goal is through the appropriate design and use of drought resistant landscaping.

Today, drought tolerant grasses are gaining popularity and demand for their low maintenance qualities, including their low water use and pest free benefits. Available in multiple colors, textures and sizes, they are also appealing for corporate and apartment landscaping. When used appropriately, your commercial landscape maintenance will benefit from the year around interest provided, can be used as accents or ground cover, and can even in raised decorative containers. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

Want To Have an Awesome HOA Landscape Service? - Here’s How! (Clone)

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Jun 9, 2017 9:33:00 AM

A Condominium Landscape Service That Protects Tree's

Managing and training personnel to maintain landscaping with horticultural fundamentals is the key to long term vigor and the appeal of plants and trees. Personnel should be trained on the proper way to edge the lawn at the base of trees in turf.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jun 7, 2017 9:41:00 AM

Most Commercial Landscape Companies alike install mulch that provide a number of benefits, including reduced erosion and water loss, improved soil nutrition and a more balanced soil temperature. Different kinds of mulch provide these benefits at different levels. The river rocks and other small stones often used to prevent weed growth in landscapes are attractive, can help conserve water and require little maintenance, but they don't nourish or insulate the soil in the same ways as conventional organic mulch.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

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

A Commercial Landscape Service That Is Not Part of This Crowd

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Apr 14, 2017 8:30:00 AM

 

Does Your Commercial Landscape Service Tolerate This Crowd?

A Bay Area Commercial Landscape Service understands that proper pruning enhances the Natural beauty aesthetics , while frequent hedge trimming  with power equipment not only increases labor costs, but can ruin or greatly reduce its landscape potential. By using improper pruning methods, healthy plants become part of an unhealthy crowd.

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Topics: Tree Care

Be Aware of This Type of Commercial Landscaping Service

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Mar 31, 2017 9:31:00 AM

 

Why Tree Stakes?

Young trees in the wild grow strong naturally, without the help of stakes. In the woods, trees grow up in the shelter of taller trees and are not affected by wind. According to the University of Davis, young trees develop strong roots and trunks before they expend energy in growing vertically, and don't need staking. If you've planted a young tree in an open, windy environment, your landscape maintenance service may need to stake it until its roots are strong enough to anchor it properly.

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Topics: Tree Care

Top 8 Pruning Mistakes By a Commercial Landscaping Service

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Mar 29, 2017 9:10:00 AM

8 Common Pruning Mistakes

Proper pruning enhances the Natural beauty of almost any commercial landscaping service, while improper pruning can ruin or greatly reduce its landscape potential. By using improper pruning methods healthy plants are often weakened or deformed.

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Topics: Tree Care

10 Hardy Grasses for Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Mar 13, 2017 8:57:00 AM

10 Drought Friendly Grasses used for Corporate Landscape Service

Low maintenance landscaping can be drought resistant and appealing to the eye. What property manager or owner wouldn’t want to get those qualities out of their commercial landscaping service — at the same time? One way to achieve your goal is through the appropriate design and use of drought resistant landscaping.

Today, drought tolerant grasses are gaining popularity and demand for those that want a low maintenance commercial lawn service, other benefits include the low maintenance aspect and pest free benefits. Available in multiple colors, textures and sizes, they are also appealing for hoa and apartment landscaping. When used appropriately, your commercial landscape maintenance service will provide year around interest, this type of plant material can be used as accents or ground cover, and can even in raised decorative containers. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

How Will Your Office Park Landscape Service Look In 20 Years?

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Feb 17, 2017 8:50:00 AM

5 TOP Office Park Landscape MaintenanceTips

Its hard to say what your landscaping will look like in 20 years, but proper Commercial Landscape Maintenance is the key to a long life span. Read on for our top 5 Landscape Maintenance Tips that can extend the life of your landscaping for many years to come.

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