Summer Gardening Tips

Summer is here and that means school is out (Congrats Class of 2018), weekend family BBQs, vacations, and heat!  While we take measures to care for ourselves and our pets, what happens to our precious gardens?  You can safely assume that if it’s too hot for you, it’s too hot for your garden.  So what do you do?  Fortunately, we’ve put together a list of six gardening tips to help you and your garden beat…

Landscaping for Water Conservation: 5 Tips

California’s temperate Mediterranean climate combined with the current drought means everyone from farmers to home gardeners are wondering how they are going to keep plants thriving this summer during a water shortage. Did you know that landscaping claims an average of 57% of the water used by single-family homes in California? It’s times like this that landscaping for water conservation sounds more and more appealing. As drought conditions are no stranger to California, consider updating…

Winter Gardening Tips

The Bay Area is expecting a cold spell this weekend. As you begin to bundle up, keep your garden in mind too! Use these winter gardening tips to keep your landscaping healthy through the season: 1. Bring moveable ornamental plants inside to protect decorative flowers from cold overnight temperatures. 2. Don’t prune frostbitten plants. Even if it looks as though your plants succumbed to the frost, you may be in for a surprise this spring when…