December 2014
29Dec

Westside's Lawn Restoration Program

In the tough times we are in, many of you cannot afford to replace your existing lawn, so we are for the first time advertising our Lawn Restoration Program. The problem with most lawns is the soil

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29Dec

Grass in the Autumn and Winter

Yes I know I should have written this a long time ago but I had to go off and get married, then of course go on the honey moon for 3 weeks right in the middle of our peak season. Yes, I am still

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29Dec

Sprinkler system installation

We install about 50 sprinkler systems per year covering both the residential and commercial markets. Both systems are similar, commercial systems are usually just larger and may have more expensive

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29Dec

Project Management

This season is very different than last year due to factors like the fuel increase and just an overall lack of confidence in the future for some folks. Therefore, I will discuss how we manage

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29Dec

Water Requirements for Grass, Plants and Soil

Water Requirements for Grass, Plants and Soil. You know, I just kind of write these blogs as you folks, our clients, call in with questions on so many of the different phases of the landscape

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29Dec

Landscaper Shopping

As a landscaping contractor, I continually try to see things from the homeowner’s point of view. Being a homeowner myself – a farm owner, actually, but that’s another story - I ask myself, if I were

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29Dec

Lawn Installation/Soil Amendment

This is the first of a periodic information blog for you, the homeowner, to use as you please. The information here will apply to two different categories: one for installation or construction of

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September 2010
28Sep

Water Feature Installation

We have recently been working on some great water features so I thought I would write up a little info on how we do them explaining the details of how we like creating some real works of art. When

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August 2010
09Aug

Gopher Control

For those of you that are having problems with gophers in your yard and have the stomach to snuff out the little critters the following is a way that we have had success slowing them down. Take an

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May 2010
28May

What's in your grass...

After working on your lawn this last month, you may be wondering why your lawn has so many different types of grass. I will try to explain as best as I can so that you will have a better idea of

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March 2010
02Mar

Spring Container Planting

I have recently had discussions with a couple of clients about planting in the native soils of our area and thought I would pass the discussion on to you folks. Planting Container Plants: Most of you

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February 2010
10Feb

Paving Stone Installation

There is a lot of good information out there on installation of paving stones. Most landscape books and the manufacturers will give out excellent free information. There are a few tricks, however

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01Feb

Sprinkling System Winterization

Sprinkling system winterization. For most of you this is kind of a pain of a job. Where is this backflow device thing located? Which valves do I turn? When should it be done? In the following blog

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