RECENT DIAMOND CERTIFIED EXPERT CONTRIBUTIONS & PROFILE

Laural Roaldson is a 21-year veteran of the landscaping industry and owner of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified company. She can be reached at (925) 350-6444 or by email.

5 Considerations for Plant Selection

By Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK − One of the biggest challenges for any gardener is deciding which plants to install. Sifting through all the choices can be an overwhelming task, especially in the Bay Area, where the mild climate affords myriad planting possibilities. To simplify…Read More

Video: 5 Considerations for Plant Selection

With Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK − Host, Sarah Rutan: When choosing plants to put in your garden, it’s helpful to have criteria on which to base your selection. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes to learn more.

A Natural Way to Block Weeds

By Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK – There are a few ways to inhibit weed growth in your garden, but just like other areas of landscape cultivation, the best methods are organic. One such method is called sheet mulching, which effectively blocks weeds without relying…Read More

The Five D’s of Tree Pruning

By Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK – Knowing how to prune a tree is important, but it’s equally important to know what to prune. The simplest way to approach this is to look for branches that fall into one of the following categories: dead, dying,…Read More

Video: Proper Tree Pruning

With Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to pruning trees, besides knowing the correct technique, it’s important to know what to look for. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes to learn more.

Video: The Benefits of Sheet Mulching

With Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes, Inc., a Diamond Certified Expert Contributor

WALNUT CREEK – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re looking for a chemical-free way to inhibit weed growth on your property, sheet mulching may be just the thing. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Laural Roaldson of Laural Landscapes to learn more.

Laural Roaldson: Wilderness Calling

By James Florence, Diamond Certified Program Reporter

WALNUT CREEK – While it took some time for Laural Roaldson to realize her true calling, it was nevertheless something she’d known all along in her heart. “I grew up in the woods of Virginia, and I’ve always felt at home…Read More