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Best Shade Trees for Southern California: 4 Species You Must Know

If you are looking to plant shade trees in Southern California, there are certain species that make better choices than others. Getting lost in the countless amounts of tree varieties can get overwhelming but fret not! We curated a list that will lead you onto the right track in deciding what the best shade trees […]

Pacific Outdoor Living Featured in Turf Magazine for 2017 Pasadena Showcase

Landscape media publication Turf Magazine recently walked readers through a private, behind-the-scenes look at our design for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase in this feature. As the 18th consecutive year that we participated in the Pasadena Showcase, we wanted to make the project special. Porcelain Pavers Turf featured how we used porcelain pavers to create a […]

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Watering Plants the Right Way: 5 Tips for Watering Like An Expert

If watering plants was easy, we could just throw some water onto our plants and be done with it. Unfortunately, great things in life are not so easy to come by. Having a beautiful garden is no exception. With a few of our tips, your yard should be healthy and properly watered. To get started, […]

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Shade Trees: Our Complete Guide For Choosing The Right Ones

You’re probably here because you’re interested in adding some shade trees to your property but are not sure about where to start. Rightfully so, because there is a lot to know on this subject. This guide will not only help you choose the best trees for shade but also where you should plant them. Knowing […]

How to Water Plants While On Vacation

Just because you’re leaving town doesn’t mean that your garden doesn’t have to suffer. There ways to water your plants while on vacation. What Types of Plants Do You Have? Depending on the types of plants, you will need to determine how much water the plant needs. Adjust the water intake on your programmable timer […]