Category Archives: Tips of the Month

August Tips of the Month

Maintenance Prepare for fire season - If you live near the native chaparral, reduce the fire risk to your property by pruning dead vegetation from trees and shrubs (especially near structures).  Cut tall grasses and weeds to a height of less than four inches.   Feed annuals and vegetables- Continue to fertilize warm season flowers…
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July Tips of the Month

Garden Basics for this month During the month of July, you can control pests in the garden by planting flowers that will attract beneficial insects. This will increase your population of beneficial insects such as lady bird beetles, lacewings, and others, to decrease the “bad” insect population. This is a great way of decreasing the…
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June Tips of the Month

All Seasons Design and Development Services It’s no secret that proper planning yields greater results.  You wouldn’t build your home without a design, why should your landscape be any different? If you’re thinking about updating, spot planting, making over or creating a new landscape, consider the benefits of professional landscape design first: Design to your…
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May Tips of the Month

May is a great time to check and adjust your irrigation system. In a single family residence, the clear majority of water being used is in the landscape. Over 50% of our water is being used to irrigate our plants and trees. Now is the time to plan for the summer heat and to be water…
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