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5 Tips for Trimming Trees

Do you know the secret to keeping your trees in perfect health and appearance? Does “pruning” ring a bell? Pruning is what keeps your trees healthy and lively. Pruning your trees also prevents dangerous branches from harming the tree’s health and allows them to get properly nourished resulting in a beautiful and lively tree. Although it is suggested that you have a professional do the job, you can also give it a try and turn it into a DIY project…

4 Tips On How to Affordably Landscape Your Commercial Property

Great landscaping can be a great boon to your business, making you look more professional and helping you catch the eye of people passing by. The problem, of course, is that great landscaping can be expensive. It doesn’t have to be, though. The following tips will save you a lot of money on landscaping your commercial property: 1. Start with a Plan As the old adage goes, “measure twice, cut once”. Preparing as much as possible and having a detailed…

Can I Save My Plants If I Add Too Much Fertilizer?

You meant well, but your fertilizer regimen has turned your plants all dried-out and yellow-brown rather than the lush and green you intended. Fertilizer is supposed to be good for your lawn and other plants, right? Well, it turns out that you can have too much of a good thing. All the fertilizer you’ve added to your plants to help them thrive is, ironically, killing them instead. Is there a way to save your precious plants in this dire scenario?…

Landscape Features That Immediately Increase Home Value

Adding landscape features to your house has more of an effect than just making your yard look better, it can also increase the value of your home! Indeed, any money spent on landscape features is not a wasteful expense, but rather a wise investment that will likely produce a nice profit should you ever decide to sell your home. The Numbers Don’t Lie: Multiple Studies Find that Landscaping Improves Property Value A University of Michigan study found that consumers value…

5 Common Plant Diseases and Pests

In San Diego, it’s hard enough just getting enough water to take care of your plants. Unfortunately, droughts are not the only threat to your garden. When it comes to maintaining your landscape, you also have diseases and pests to deal with. Here’s a list of a few of the most common plant diseases and pests in San Diego, with advice on how to manage each problem. 1. Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Tomatoes are often touted as being one of…