Garden Tips

How to Ensure Proper Lighting in Your Garden

From energy-efficient solar-powered lights to attractive electric lighting, from expert solutions from a landscape designer in Sonoma County to wireless connected systems, there is a myriad of options to light up your outdoors. Listed below are a few lighting solutions...
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Building a Native Pollinator Garden

Have you ever considered planting a native pollinator garden in your outdoor space? If not, it may be time to do so. Pollinators, such as bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies, play a crucial role in a garden as they allow plants...
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April Gardening Tips

Mowing high weeds will lessen transpiration and still provide cover to slow down evaporation it will also reduce the amount of seeds produced Aerate lawns for better infiltration of water and fertilizer. In heavy soils or poor performing turf, apply...
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March Gardening Tips

Begin mowing lawns – be sure mower blades are sharp Apply an all purpose fertilizer to plant beds and water in thoroughly Fertilize Lawns (mid March or so) Aerate lawns Irrigation system startup and inspection. Set Irrigation timer to an...
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February Garden Tips

Irrigation system startup and inspection Review local drought based watering restrictions – if any Service lawn and garden equipment Sharpen blades and tools Broadleaf weed control in lawns (air temps between 65-85 degrees F) Cut back all deciduous ornamental grasses...
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December Garden Tips

Turn off irrigation system for the Winter including the timer and possibly the mainline!!! Although the current drought is no longer an emergency, water conservation and outdoor water use efficiency is still important. Bare-root fruit and flowering trees and berries...
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