Blog

Outdoor Lighting Tips for Enjoying Your Landscape All Day

How Much Should You Spend on Landscaping to Increase the Value of Your Southern California Home?

Americans are moving more than ever and on average relocate every seven years. When it comes time to sell your home, it’s important that you’re able to make a profit. Few things are worse than selling a home and losing money on it. You’ve probably heard that investing in landscaping will help you increase the […]

What is the Best Time of Year to Plant Trees & Shrubs in Southern California?

Planting trees and shrubs around your property is a great way to improve the look of your home, increase its value and add curb appeal. But in an area like Southern California, which suffers from extremely dry summers and rainy winters, finding the best time to plant may seem like a guessing game. Best Time […]

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

Our Thoughts on How Much to Spend on a Gas Grill

Ah, the smell and taste of a juicy, perfectly-seared steak cooked to perfection. It’s no surprise that backyard grilling has become one of the favorite hobbies of home gourmets worldwide. There’s something about cooking over that raw power that evokes our primal instincts. Trends repeatedly indicate that Southern California homeowners are devoting more time and […]

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 […]