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Creating and Maintaining Sustainable Gardens.

As a design / build landscape contractor, we have been sustainable landscapers for over 20 years and therefore possess in depth knowledge of the particular needs of California native plants, and other drought tolerant plant species from similar Mediterranean climate zones. We also have a specialty in planting hillsides for erosion control & fire safety. As a part of xeriscape or water wise design, we employee special low flow irrigation technology.

We're happy to share some of what we have over the years in these articles.

  Environmental Landscape Checklist

The following list is by no means exhaustive of landscape design issues, but rather is intended to highlight certain issues which impact the over-all sustainability of a project and should be included in your considerations for site development and construction phase planning.

 
  Hillside Planting
Methods to maximize fire prevention and minimize erosion and slope failure.
 
  Irrigation for Sustainable Gardens
The way a sprinkler system is designed and installed affects the future maintenance of your garden as much as anything else. How to get the most from your irrigation system.
 
  Maintaining the Sustainable Garden
Critical to garden sustainability are proper design, material selection, quality of installation, appropriate irrigation, and adequate maintenance. Irrigation is addreseed in a separate article.
 

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