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Commercial Tree Care Service in San Jose and the Bay Area

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Jul 17, 2018 7:17:00 AM

 

Commercial Tree Care Service in San Jose and the Bay Area

At FloraTerra, we understand your priority at a commercial office property is to keep things safe and aesthetically pleasing with minimal disruptions to your tenants. Our commercial tree care service supports your goals and objectives every step of the way.

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Topics: Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

An HOA Landscape Service That Extends Life!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jul 10, 2018 7:32:00 AM

An HOA Landscape Service Must Not Pile Mulch on The Crown

Spring and Summer is a great time to refresh your bark mulch . Mulching is beneficial for your property but can also cause damage if not installed appropriately. An HOA Landscaping Service understands that damaging effects occur when mulch is applied in excessive amounts around the crown, and this is why they train there crews appropriately. Suffocation occurs when the bark is piled around the base of your trees and plants. The effects of excessive mulching cause decay because of the high water retention rate inviting disease and harmful pathogens to enter into the plants bark. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

The Best Kept Secret's of Commercial Landscape Companies

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 15, 2018 7:30:00 AM

How big is your water foot print?

In the bay area, although we have received some sporadic rainfall, this winter has been relatively dry. From reduced snow pack in the Sierra’s to low water reserves, in California, the lack of rainfall is a concerning matter, especially for Bay area water supplies. The California’s Department of Water Resources continues to urge businesses to conserve water, including commercial landscape maintenance companies and bay area residences . The cost of water will continue to rise, just like taxes. Here are some ways you can help to conserve and save.

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

A Commercial Landscape Service Must Do MoreThan Mow, Blow and Go

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on May 1, 2018 8:30:00 AM

A Commercial Landscaping Company Taking It to The Next Level

Great customer service is much more than mowing, blowing  and moving on to the next property. Consider solidifying your relationship with your Commercial Landscaping Service, read more.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

3 Ways Commercial Landscaping Companies Are Changing Flowers, Forever :~)

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Apr 24, 2018 8:41:00 AM

Incorporating flower pots in the landscape is a great idea from a design perspective. However,a lack of proper planning can make them look awkward no matter how beautiful your flowers may be. 

When incorporating flowers, commercial landscaping companies should maintain the flow and balance. Use them to heighten interest and avoid a collage of shapes and colors. Here are some basic guidelines to keep you on the right track. 

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

4 Commercial Landscaping Trends That Will Move You!

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Apr 12, 2018 8:27:00 AM

4 Trends for better communication with your Bay Area Landscaping Company

In order to get what you want from your commercial landscaping 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 Ways Your Commercial Landscape Service Extend's Life!

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Apr 3, 2018 9:17:00 AM

 

Whats The Purpose of 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, you may need to stake it until its roots are strong enough to anchor it properly.

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Topics: Tree Care

10 Hardy Grasses Used by Our Commercial Landscape Company

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Mar 12, 2018 8:23:00 AM

10 Drought Friendly Grasses used in Corporate Landscape Service's

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

Amazing TIPS From a Commercial Landscaping Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Feb 6, 2018 10:33:14 AM

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What are you doing to reduce water consumption on your property? In the bay area, although we have received some sporadic rainfall, this winter has been relatively dry. From reduced snow pack in the Sierra’s to low water reserves in lakes and reservoirs, in California, the lack of rainfall is a concerning matter especially for Bay area water supplies. The California’s Department of Water Resources continues to urge businesses and residences state wide to reduce water use and have communicated that despite the fact that we had significant rainfall last year. Here are some ways your Commercial or HOA Landscape Service can help minimize outdoor water use.

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

Top 3 Tips For An HOA Landscape Service

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Feb 1, 2018 8:20:00 AM

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Spring and Summer is a great time to refresh your bark mulch in your Home Owners Association Landscaping Service. Mulching is beneficial for your property but can also cause damage if not installed appropriately. The damaging effects occur when mulch is applied in excessive amounts. Suffocation occurs when the bark is piled around the base of your trees and plants. The effects of excessive mulching cause decay because of the high water retention rate inviting disease and harmful pathogens to enter into the plants bark. 

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Landscape Maintenance, Tree Care

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