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Summer 2021

»Posted by on May 10, 2021 in Blog | 0 comments

Summer 2021

Your Tahoe Garden. Now summer is approaching again, perhaps it’s time to take a look at adding some features to your garden for you to enjoy. Perhaps a water feature, a patio, or a fire pit…  Or perhaps you’d like to make your garden more eco / water friendly. Take a look through our website to see some of the things we have done in the past, and call Erik on (530) 541-3587 to talk to him about the possibilities. Enjoy your summer in Tahoe!

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Summer 2020

»Posted by on Apr 28, 2020 in Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Are you looking forward to summer?  If, due to current world events we might all be spending more time at home, have you considered taking this opportunity to spruce up your garden to be able to take advantage of the beautiful Tahoe summer weather? Whether you’d like to just freshen it up with some new plantings, or perhaps build a patio, maybe put in a fire pit or even a beautiful water feature to help you de-stress to the sound of running water, we can help you realize your dreams. Take a look through our website to see some of the things we have done in the past, and call Erik on (530) 541-3587 to talk to him about the possibilities. Have a safe summer  

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Tips for a Tahoe Friendly Garden Design

»Posted by on Aug 10, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for a Tahoe Friendly Garden Design

Tips for a Tahoe Friendly Garden Design

Hola Everybody, Hot, humid and smoky in the Sierras. Climate change is here, and whether we agree on the cause or disagree, I can no longer trust the USDA zone classification. Plants that should thrive here, are struggling, and plants I wouldn’t usually recommend are doing astonishingly well. I must say that it does concern me and sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed. But there are things we can do, and it still looks great as the picture shows! No sod, It requires lots of water, fertilizer and the constant mowing. (One push lawn mower equals the same emissions as 11 cars per hour and ride-on mower 34 cars per hour). Google it if you don’t believe me. Install plants that are hardy and grown in a similar climate. Put mulch around the plants to keep the moisture in....

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Spring 2016 is on the way

»Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring 2016 is on the way

Spring 2016 is on the way

Hello Friends, Family and Fans, Finally, spring is springing here is the Sierras! After a pretty good snow pack year, we are, after several years, on track to have a normal spring water shed and runoff. Still the lesson to learn is that water is a precious commodity and be thought of as such. This doesn’t mean we should plant cement trees or Cactus. We can still have great landscaping for our homes and properties. We just need to be clever in our thoughts and overall design projections. Think long term about water usage and long term goals about our space. We may have a drought again next year; so perhaps, lots of lawn areas may not be prudent. Artificial Turf is a great solution! (No water, no fertilizer, no mowing = no work!) Sounds good to me! So, we are off...

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One Year On

»Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on One Year On

Just went round to revisit a garden we did in the Golden Bear neighborhood, and we’re really happy with how it’s settling in and maturing. The secluded patio area is hidden from the street by trees and plantings. The natural stone is softened by different colored leaves.   Take a look at many more pictures of our unique garden designs in our portfolio pages, and call Erik to see what he can do to transform your garden....

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