Why should you hire a landscaping professional?

It’s fun to get outside and get your hands in the dirt once in a while. Planting flowers or installing a garden plot for herbs and veggies is fun and so rewarding. But when your thoughts turn to bigger, more challenging projects, hiring a professional landscaper is often the answer to keeping your project and

How to repair damaged artificial grass

One of the best things about modern synthetic grass is that it’s long-lasting and very hard to damage. Normal wear and tear, however, is a bound to happen. That’s why it’s good to regularly inspect the synthetic lawn at your home or business for areas that might need repair. This will prevent small issues from

The benefits of installing an irrigation system

If water conservation and drought-friendly practices for your lawn and landscaping are a priority, plus you wouldn’t mind saving a little money, you might be surprised to learn that installing an irrigation system is the answer for what you need. Irrigation systems, sprinkler or drip, have two overriding benefits. They help to conserve water and

How to identify and deal with mystery brown spots in your grass

Mystery brown spots in the lawn have been frustrating homeowners for ages. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, and your lawn looks lush and green edge-to-edge, a patch of grass starts dying and you’ve got no idea why. There are a number of reasons this can happen, with everything from pets

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Plants that attract hummingbirds & butterflies

While the rest of the country might be thinking about fall, here in California we’ve got plenty of time to enjoy warm weather, flourishing gardens, and all the benefits that come with it – like the beauty and fun of a garden filled with hummingbirds and butterflies. We’ve put together some ideas and listed plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, and that grow well in our part of the country.

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25 Common Backyard Plants that are Poisonous for Pets

Anyone who owns a dog or cat knows that it’s inevitable that there will be times they dig, scratch, play with, chew on, or eat something that grows in your yard. Even though this is a natural behavior, it’s still important to keep an eye on what your pet is exposed to when out and about in order to protect them from plants that can be hazardous to their health.

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New Visalia Watering Schedule as of August 2017

Watering Schedule Visalia Updated August 2017 As of August 8, 2017, the watering schedule Visalia has been changed to three days a week! All outdoor landscape irrigation is limited to the following days, times, and durations: Odd = addresses ending in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) Even = addresses ending in an even number

Plants that keep pesky bugs out of your garden

Your tomatoes are ruby red, nearly ripe and so beautiful. The cucumbers and zucchini are prolific. You think to yourself, “Yes – I’ve got this!” Then… the bugs come to town. They sneak in one night, gorge themselves on your fruits and veggies, and leave destruction in their wake. The good news is that you

How to know what type of irrigation system is right for you

Here in California, where long periods of drought are something you can count on, irrigation systems are often a must if you want to keep your gardens healthy and your landscape looking good. There are a wide variety of irrigation systems available on the market today, though, and to choose the right ones depends on

Visalia Watering Schedule 2017

March thru November 2017 – Visalia Watering Schedule

The current VISALIA Watering Schedule is: Addresses ending in EVEN numbers, water on Wednesdays & Sundays Addresses ending in ODD numbers, water on Tuesdays & Saturdays Watering Times and Duration: Water before 8:00 am or after 6:00 pm on designated watering day. Two or more short cycles are recommended. Runoff is prohibited. Rain – Irrigation