Ficus Trees in California and How to Control Their Invasive Roots

Ficus trees have been widely used in Southern California landscaping and as street trees for the past several decades. Closely related to the common Fig tree, this non-native tree gained popularity because of its multi-season interest as an evergreen tree with versatile uses. Problems with Ficus trees in California cities see these trees cracking sidewalks […]


Do I Need a Landscape Architect for My Southern California Home?

Patios, pools, pavilions, plantings, pavers oh my! Beginning the process of renovating your property can be a ponderous pursuit! There are many items to be discussed, contractors to interview, and a couple very essential questions to sort out to determine which landscaping company is best for you. Do I need a landscape architect for my […]

Red Masonry Walkway with Flowers

Our 5 Best Flowering Trees for Southern California Landscaping

One of the keys to a stunning landscape design is creating focal points with strategically placed flowering trees. There are dozens of gorgeous choices, so narrowing down the best flowering trees Southern California has to offer can be difficult. Pacific Outdoor Living has used dozens of species of flowering trees over the years. After thousands […]


How to Choose the Best Landscaper for your Los Angeles Home

A gorgeous landscape doesn’t just pop up from the Southern California soil. Thoughtful design and a conscientious installation crew are the keys to planting success. Careful planning and attention to detail can not only make your property the envy of the block, but will also set the bar for property value in your neighborhood. There […]