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9 Spring Lawn Care Tips for San Diego County

9 Spring Lawn Care Tips for San Diego County April is National Lawn Care Month; spring’s arrival is the perfect time to think green to keep your lawn green. We have included some spring lawn care tips for San Diego to help you keep the greenery in your outdoor space thriving all year.    …

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Inspiring Ideas for Celebrating Kids Gardening Month in April

Inspiring Ideas for Celebrating Kids Gardening Month in April Gardening can boost your mood, encourage healthy eating, count as exercise, and is good for people. And with April being kids’ gardening month, there’s no better time than now to get your kids started early. One of the best ways to get kids into gardening is…

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Spring Into Action: April Gardening To-Do List

Spring Into Action: San Diego April Gardening To-Do List Can you believe it’s already April? It seems like we just popped the cork to welcome the new year. Well, spring has sprung, and with its arrival comes your springtime to-do list. San Diego County’s USDA plant hardiness zones are parts of 9, 10a, 10b, and…

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Creating a Vibrant Hummingbird Garden: The Best Flowers to Choose

Creating a Vibrant Hummingbird Garden: The Best Flowers to Choose   There are many things to love about living in San Diego County. From a stunning coastline to unique landscapes filled with California native plants that burst with color, California has lots to offer. Hummingbirds love it here, too, which is why several hummingbird species…

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Six Popular Spring Flowers for Your Garden

Six Popular Spring Flowers for Your Garden Isn’t it amazing how each spring, Mother Nature puts on quite a performance? We blink, and just like that, springtime blooms burst on the scene, transforming landscapes with a sea of colorful flowers. Pollinators are buzzing, gardeners are thrilled, and passersby can’t help but put a smile on…

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Mastering Pest Prevention: Proactive Steps to Safeguard Your Garden

Mastering Pest Prevention: Proactive Steps to Safeguard Your Garden Are nasty bugs chomping down on all that precious produce you’ve worked so hard to grow? You can’t let all those bugs take your goods. Fortunately, you don’t have to. You can create an IPM or Integrated Pest Management plan to control and eliminate pesky garden…

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Safety Culture: Reducing Distracted Driving

Safety Culture: Reducing Distracted Driving   Landscape crews face risks daily. Your crews leave company headquarters every day, driving to different job sites, often towing a trailer, which can be risky. And while towing a trailer has risks, driving while distracted can increase the chance of accidents. When drivers are distracted, they’re more likely to be…

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Choosing HOA Landscaping Companies to Exceed Expectations

How to Choose HOA Landscaping Companies to Exceed Expectations Managing an HOA community is a huge responsibility. One of the most significant responsibilities of HOA managers is maintaining the look and feel of the residential community. After all, it’s your job to maintain high standards to keep residents happy. The people living in the community…

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Top Tips for Trimming Bougainvillea Like A Pro

Top Tips for Trimming Bougainvillea Like A Pro   Bougainvillea is a beautiful addition to landscapes in Southern California. Once warm weather hits, these shrubbery vines put on a show and spice up landscapes with their brilliant, hot pink, and orange-toned papery, petal-like flowers. In this article, we’ll provide essential tips, such as when to…

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Global Warming: Water Conservation | Green Living Tips

Global Warming: Water Conservation Tips Global warming is a hot topic of debate. However, almost every scientist on Earth (97%) agrees that it’s not a myth—human activities are contributing to the long-term heating of the Earth’s surface. Photo credit: Peter Markham / CLIMATE VISUALS While Earth’s climate has changed throughout history, the current warming trend…

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