Showing posts from February, 2022

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Landscaping Project

Spring is in the air and if you’re like most Southern Californians, you’re probably daydreaming of warm summer nights in your backyard or lazy afternoons spent lounging around the pool! Why not make this the year your dreams become reality?  We have over twenty-four years of experience helping our clients create their ideal backyard oasis. We’ve managed all sorts of projects, from large to small, and along the way we’ve created a list of important questions every potential client should consider before starting a landscaping project. Taking the time to think through these questions with your spouse or family is incredibly helpful. It allows us to quickly and efficiently understand your vision, and then bring it to life. What is Your Budget?  Above all else, you need to get really clear on your budget. Do you want to spend $10,000 creating your new backyard? $100,000? We have all sorts of strategies we can employ to shape your vision to match your budget. Knowing what you can afford to

6 Houseplants to Gift for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, instead of flowers, candy, and chocolate, give a gift that will last! Houseplants are a great way to show someone you care as they’ll be reminded of you the whole year through.  While there are thousands of options out there to choose from, we’ve selected our top six favorite houseplants to gift for Valentine’s Day below!  Heartleaf Philodendron  With its heart-shaped leaves and vivid green color, this houseplant is a great choice for the person you love! Your sweetheart doesn’t have to have a green thumb to take care of it either. The Heartleaf Philodendron is easy to grow indoors. It only needs a small pot and moderate to bright light.  Click here to check out some care tips for this plant.  String of Hearts  You’ve probably seen the String of Pearls succulent before, but did you know that there’s a String of Hearts succulent that offers a similar, gorgeous trailing leaf effect? Also known as ceropegia woodii , this beautiful plant has pale green, heart-shaped