Month: October 2019

A Season to Plant

The season within the landscape maintenance industry most commonly associated with growth, is waning. The additional sunlight and warm weather we have had, helped to promote plant growth as well as unwanted weeds. Keeping the landscape trimmed and flower beds weed free continues to be a big challenge this time of year. The end of summer and the beginning of fall becomes one of our busiest and challenging seasons as our enviable warm weather usually moves right through mid-October. This …

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This Seasons Plant Recommendation: Manzanita

Various species of Manzanita will appear on a variety of recommended lists of drought-tolerant suggestions, and still they are missing from many landscapes. It is hard to imagine this is the case with more than forty species, not including the subspecies and hybrids. Many local nurseries grow close to 60 to 70 different types of Manzanita. Manzanitas are varied, and grow from two inches, representing many of the coastal species, to twenty feel tall; for more interior species. Manzanitas are …

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