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Check Out 10 of the Most Perfect Plants for Your Landscape in Hot Weather

When it comes to warm weather, it can be hard to find the right plants for your lawn or backyard. The harsh heat of summer can damage the plants and make it tougher to manage the property. That is the reason why we have decided to provide you with a top 10 list of the most perfect warm weather plants for your landscape. These warm weather plants are not... Read More »

Category : Blog &Landscaping Ideas &Landscaping Trends &Planting

Turf Removal Rebate & Drought Friendly Landscape

Just weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown called for the removal 50 million square feet of lawn in California, water agencies say that they are well on their way to meeting the goal. Since July 1, 2015 the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has paid over $34 million in turf removal rebates. It has given the go-ahead to an additional $120 million... Read More »

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Gardeners and Nurseries having a tough time relearning their business in the drought

Check out the full article in the LA... Read More »

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Tree Care in a Drought – Ventura, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Agoura Hills Landscaping

Although we are in the midst of a drought and cutting back on landscape watering, it's important to remember the value of our landscape. We need to be smart when we cut back on watering;  when water supplies are limited, priority should first be given to trees, then shrubs and perennials and lastly to lawn and annuals. This value list... Read More »

Category : Blog &Landscape Blog

Sprinklers in the Rain, REALLY?!

As landscape professionals, we love our jobs and being outside makes us happy, but there is something that really rubs us the wrong way; wasting water. REALLY?!* This is the 21st Century; we have tons of tools at our disposal to help save water. There are many ways to waste water, including runoff, misting, and leaking, but let's focus on the WORST*... Read More »

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Pasadena Rose Bowl BCS Championships and Perfect Grass – Landscaping Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barabara, Malibu, and Calabasas

'Florida State Defeats Auburn For BCS Championship!' That's what headlines read this morning in papers and over the internet. The event host, the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, has a reputation for having the finest football field in the world, but did you know that the BCS Championship Game was not played on the same 'field' as the Rose Bowl Game? They... Read More »

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Landscape and Property Value – Landscaping Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Camarillo, Santa Barbara, and Westlake Village

Landscaping: Does it Help or Hurt? Landscape renovations and property value; some people see this as a toxic combination. There are online articles written all the time describing the best types  home improvements to make, such as kitchen and bathroom remodels, in order to raise your property's value. Typically, the author describes how landscape... Read More »

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9/11 Monument and World Trade Center Steel – Alhambra Fire Department, Landscaping Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Santa Barbara, and Woodland Hills

The Project Scarlett's Landscape just began work on a project for the City of Alhambra and the Alhambra Fire Department. The project consists of a whole new landscape and a 9/11 Memorial Monument with a World Trade Center (WTC) steel beam at Department Headquarters & Station #71 on 1st Street in Alhambra, CA. So what's the story behind the WTC steel?... Read More »

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Minimizing Lawn And The Water Savings That Follow – Landscaping Ventura, Santa Barbara, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village

Southern California is billed as a tropical paradise to outsiders. They see our palm trees, exotic plants, and green lawns as far as the eye can see, but what SoCal residents know is that this is only a half truth; true, sure, that's how our landscape looks, but our climate is far from tropical. Southern California has a 'Mediterranean Climate', which... Read More »

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Link Between Trees & Crime – Landscape Design Thousand Oaks, Santa Barbara, Westlake Village, Newbury Park, Lake Sherwood, and Ventura

Recently, the US Forest Service completed a study that concluded there was indeed a link between trees and human health (if you want to ready about it, check it out here), but back in 2011 they also discovered a link between trees and crime. It's good to know some of the background on this before you draw any initial conclusions. Historically, planners,... Read More »

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