Articles About Trees and Plants

It isn’t much a landscape without a few trees or plants. Learn how to choose the right ones for your yard, how to maintain some of the most difficult plants in Northern California, and so much more.

The 5 Best Lawn Replacement Options for Northern California

Northern Californians are increasingly replacing their lawn with something a little more environmentally friendly. Some parts of northern California may have a more grass-friendly climate than southern California, but that doesn’t mean grass is exactly a great choice for any lawn. Grass doesn’t tolerate water stress and even mild drought well, it takes a great [...]

By |2022-09-29T18:36:03+00:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Trees and Plants|

The 6 Best Nurseries in Silicon Valley

Walking around nurseries and landscape supply companies can be exciting and help you get inspired to make your garden or your landscape even better this year. But, we bet you don’t have the time to drive around to each nursery in Silicon Valley to find the one that works best with your style or offers [...]

By |2022-09-08T18:06:05+00:00September 8th, 2022|Categories: Trees and Plants|

Why is My Fig Tree Dying?

Figs are notoriously hard trees to keep healthy. There is nothing like tasting a sweet fig that you grew yourself, but maybe most of that joy stems from how hard-won fruit can be from these trees. If you own a fig tree and want to keep it healthy, it is important to know exactly what [...]

By |2022-08-25T16:22:14+00:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Trees and Plants|

5 Fast Growing Shade Trees for the Bay Area

When all of your lawn is in direct sun, adding a tree for shade is one of the best ways to relieve the heat, create a more enjoyable space for yourself, and provide a bit of protection for garden plants. But trees that will grow large enough to provide shade take a lot of time [...]

By |2022-07-29T12:51:10+00:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Trees and Plants|

How to Save a Dying Avocado Tree

Though you may love its thick foliage and delicious fruit, avocado trees aren’t always the pride of your yard. Avocado trees often fall ill because they are picky about minerals, salinity, and fertilizer. Most varieties are also susceptible to three types of root rot, one of which is quickly fatal. If you have noticed that [...]

By |2022-06-16T18:25:27+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Trees and Plants|
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