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

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

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

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

7 Things You Should Know Before Hiring a Commercial Landscape Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on May 5, 2017 8:37:00 AM

Property owners and managers are often approached by a multitude of eager landscape maintenance companies. But, how can they be assured they will find a company that is an accredited commercial landscape contractor, one that that has the track record, qualifications and business acumen to provide the best possible service for your commercial landscaping portfolio?

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Topics: Landscape Water Management, Landscape Maintenance, Water Management

7 Commercial Landscape Plants That Turn Brown to Green

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on May 3, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Despite the high cost of water, there are 7 celebrities that are turning brown into green, commercial landscape care that is minimal maintenance compared to commercial lawn maintenance and mowing.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Water Management

6 Reasons Commercial Landscape Contractors like Sustainability

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on May 1, 2017 9:06:00 AM

Pro-active landscaping and maintenance practices that are an environmental concern for public health in apartment landscaping for example can provide a variety of advantages that cool the area around your office buildings or hoa community.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Water Management

Commercial Landscape Contractor Welcomes Bay Area Rock Stars!

Posted by Gene Ebertowski, President on Apr 26, 2017 9:09:00 AM

Previously their has been a serious water shortage in many parts of California, and Bay Area Rockstars are breaking common ground having a big impact on local water supplies. In many of the drought stricken areas, lawns are being blamed for most of our water shortage. 

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Topics: Landscape Maintenance, Sustainable Landscaping, Water Management, irrigation management

Omit Costly Commercial Landscaping Once and For All

Posted by Elizabeth Mendoza on Apr 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

 

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 services, 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.

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Topics: Landscape Planning, Water Management

Commercial Landscape Maintenance Includes Safety

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Mar 10, 2017 8:35:00 AM

As a property manager , the demands of tenants and consumers pull you in many different directions including challenges with your landscaping, 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 HOA 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 commercial landscaping services team has the right solution for most commercial properties.

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