Topic: landscaping

5 Considerations for Plant Selection

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

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Video: 5 Considerations for Plant Selection

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….Read More

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The Benefits of Aerating Your Lawn

CAPITOLA − When it comes to a home’s landscape, there are few things worse than a patchy, unsightly lawn. Preventing this condition often requires supplementary measures to watering, such as fertilization. Another simple and effective way to invigorate your lawn is by…Read More

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Video: The Aeration Advantage

CAPITOLA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re looking for ways to promote the health and vitality of your lawn, consider the beneficial effects of aeration. Today we’re in Capitola with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Scott Long of Central Coast Landscaping and Maintenance to…Read More

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Video: Considerations for Hiring a Landscaping Company

SAN RAFAEL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When choosing a company to maintain your landscape, there are some important things you should look for. Today we’re in San Rafael with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Scott Reilly of Reilly Designs to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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How to Identify a Qualified Landscaping Company

SAN RAFAEL – When hiring a landscaping company to maintain your property, one trait you should look for is strong industry expertise, particularly in the realm of horticulture. For example, a knowledgeable professional should be able to identify the majority of…Read More

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Video: Dealing with Lawn Grubs

CONCORD − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re having a problem with raccoons tearing up your lawn, you may not realize the true root of the issue. To learn more, we’re in Concord with B.J. Walker of Gingrich Horticulture Service, speaking on behalf of…Read More

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Video: Tree Selection

CONCORD − Host, Sarah Rutan: When selecting a new tree to install on your property, there are some important things you should look for. Today we’re in Concord with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor John Gingrich of Gingrich Horticulture Services to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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Video: Benefits of Bark Mulch

LIVERMORE – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re looking for an economical way to improve your garden’s looks and performance, consider the benefits of bark mulch. Today we’re in Livermore with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Rich Kerri of Kerri Landscape Services to learn…Read More

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The Benefits of Bark Mulch

LIVERMORE – If you’re looking for an economical way to improve the look and performance of your garden or landscape, consider adding a new layer of bark mulch. Bark mulch offers several functional benefits, including: Water retention Mulch decreases evaporation, which…Read More

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