As a leading Bay Area Landscape Service, here’s what we have learned over the last couple of years about eco-friendly landscaping, plants we once thought needed tons of water to thrive and bloom and are doing just fine with a fraction of the water once used. Our Corporate Campus Landscape Management continues to stay green and is blooming in spite of the mandatory drought restrictions mandated by local water agencies.
Succulents are ideal for the drought conditions by an industrial facilities landscape service . For most corporate and bay area properties, 50% of outdoor watering is used for outdoor landscaping. Using drought tolerant plants can save up to 50% and in some cases even more. Succulents were originally introduced into the bay area for their drought tolerant characteristics and there low maintenance qualities.
Succulents are ideal for the drought conditions for community landscape service settings. For most corporate and bay area properties, 50% of outdoor watering is used for landscape maintenance and using drought tolerant plants in its place can save up to 50% or more. Succulents were originally introduced into the bay area for their drought tolerant characteristics and there low maintenance advantages.
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.
Retail and Commercial properties are very noticeable during the day light hours. Monument Signs and frontage are clean and very visible. Lawn areas are green and vibrant. Flowers and Plants are swagger with beautiful colors under the sun. Walkways and architectural lines flow. In daylight hours your property looks great. But does it show well at Night?
A commercial landscape service understands the need to use water wise succulents, especially because of there drought tolerance being ideal for drought conditions. For most corporate and bay area properties, 50% of outdoor watering is used for commercial landscape maintenance and using drought tolerant plants in its place can save up to 50% or more. Succulents were originally introduced into the bay area for their drought tolerant characteristics and there low maintenance advantages.
A tremendous amount of focus within the landscape industry is being given to the benefits of sound pruning practices and methods promoting sustainability. As defined for landscape maintenance, sustainability utilizes practices which preserve limited and valuable resources such as water and plant materials, reduce waste, strive for increased life span and maturity of plant materials, promote re-use and methods that produce natural results, lessen the effects on air, water and soil pollution.
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.
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?
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.