Landscape Ideas


Hedges and Screenings

Are you looking for some creative ideas for your garden, but feel like you’re staring at a blank wall? Transform that blank wall with exceptional hedges that help you take a break from the world, the wind, and the sun. Whether you want to achieve a bit more privacy, add classic touches to your garden […] read more

Fragrant Plants

The pure pleasure of a fragrant breeze is irresistible. Match that with beautiful blossoms and you’ve created an enchanting landscape. Closely tied to memory, fragrant plants draw visitors again and again to relive memories of happy occasions and romance. Place these beauties where their lovely fragrance will draw foot traffic along a path or entryway, […] read more

Fantastic Fall Colors

If four-season color is what you seek in your California landscape, we have some fantastic ideas to make it happen. Brilliant fall color is not just an East Coast thing; there are loads of possibilities when it comes to creating spectacular autumn color in mild climates, from trees to shrubs to vines in glowing shades […] read more

Great Grasses and Grass-like Plants

Put away your mower and relax to the rustle and sway of ornamental grasses. Plant your own sun-drenched meadow or enjoy their graceful forms and year-round color along walkways and in containers. A tidy low-maintenance choice around pools and ponds, ornamental grasses are just as lovely in rock gardens. There are so many forms, colors, […] read more

Selected Succulents for California Landscapes

A succulent is any plant that stores water in juicy leaves, stems or roots to withstand periodic drought. Technically speaking, even Epidendrums are a part of this large family of plants! But most landscape professionals associate succulents with desert-style plants. Bring a touch of the Southwest to any landscape design Succulent plants provide dramatic, sculptured […] read more

Salvia – A Sage Choice

A cinch to grow, Salvia dazzle for months on end with an intense show of color. Valued for its scent of the chaparral as well as its range of unusual colors, this heat lover is easy to grow and irresistible to hummingbirds. These adaptable beauties prefer poor dry soil conditions and will sulk if given […] read more

Low Water, Wow Color

Psst, here’s a word to the water wise – you can dramatically reduce your water consumption and still have a bright colorful garden that knocks your socks off. It can be our little secret. Here are some proven performers that are water-wise, easy care, and great for people on the go. These joyful selections love […] read more

Leaves of Accents

Spice up your leafy greens with style and diversity. A full menu of foliage colors and forms will get you almost any look you can imagine. After flowers have faded, a range of colorful foliage remains vibrant for multi-season interest. Or choose a more subdued palette and let contrasts in texture take the forefront. Another […] read more

Colorful California Natives

Groove out with these real California natives. Sporting a swirl of color, these plants are eager to soak up the California sunshine. These Natives of coastal and inland regions thrive on lots of sunshine and good drainage. Moderate to occasional watering in summer is required, but too much water can limit habit and performance.   […] read more

Birdscaping for a Bird-Friendly Garden

Birdscaping for a Bird-Friendly Garden Beauty, color and song are just a few benefits of birdscaping. Creating a sheltered haven for birds offers a unique opportunity to observe flittering wildlife in a lovely natural sanctuary. Birds are also a boon to pest control as they dine heartily on insect pests. The secret to a bird-friendly […] read more
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