The following are discussion topics that you may be interested in, I have line item'd some discussion topics, please feel free to e-mail me with your questions about a specific problem or issue that you may need some help on, or give me feedback on your property and its condition. I offer this free to anyone, and value your feedback.


  • Grass - soil compaction.
  • Grass - fertilization, how too and where to buy products, how to calculate amounts, proper application equipment.
  • Grass - aerify VS thatching, should I do this, and what is the difference?
  • Grass - proper overseeding, what type of grass should I use?
  • Grass - Crane Fly, what is it and how to eliminate and manage.
  • Grass - different kinds of grass, specifically Poa- the grass with the white seeds, crab grass, velvet grass the fuzzy grass, bent grass the small, compacted matte grass that tends to develop and grow out in circles.
  • Grass - elimination of weeds in grass, types of sprays and how to spray, types of equipment.
  • Grass - mowing and edging, proper equipment, recommendations on where to buy.


  • Plants - proper drainage, how to create drainage and air space for saturated roots.
  • Plants - soil testing, what to look for, how to amend, what type soil do I have ?
  • Plants - native plants, what is the difference?
  • Plants - how to properly plant a new container plant.
  • Plants - what to expect after planting, how to feed the lant for optimum growth.
  • Plants - fertiizer, what kinds, blends, ecetera.
  • Plants - transplanting, how to dig the root ball, proper ools.
  • Plants - condition, why is my plant looking sickly, what can be done?
  • Plants - Trimming, what season? what to do after blooms? proper equipment.
  • Plants - were to buy, can I save money buying semi wholsale?

This is just the beginning of a long list that I could most likely write out for hours, please feel free to e-mail me with questions, I would love to try and help you with your specific landscape challenges..

Sincerely, Tim...

Tim Barnes,
Westside Landscape
590 Greenwood Rd
Independence, OR 97351


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