Six Questions Every Property Manager Should Ask Their Commercial Landscape Contractor

When choosing a commercial landscape contractor, a Property Manager should have a lot of questions. Pretend you are an investigative reporter and dive in. The right commercial landscape contractor will be a liaison for you and the property you manage. Their eyes are on it even when yours cannot be. How Long Have They Been in the Industry... More

How to Buy and Plant a Living Christmas Tree

How about a living Christmas tree that you can plant in your yard to enjoy after the holidays! Just follow this guide to success. It’s as easy as 1-2-3! 1) Pick Your Tree Shop early. Get the best selection by heading to the nursery early in the Holiday Season. Most nurseries will tag your specimen and hold it for you until it’s ... More

Tree Trimmers, Riverside, CA

6 Things to Know before Hiring a Tree Trimmer

Property owners or managers who rush to accept the service of a tree expert are frequently taken advantage of by fly-by-night amateurs who commonly consist of a pickup truck and chainsaw. The result of this is poor quality work, and greater long term costs. The best option is to choose a licensed, bonded and insured professional. Here is a ... More

9 Incredible Benefits from Mulching your Landscape

Mulch is a protective layer of material that is spread 2-3 inches deep, on top of exposed soil, between your shrubs and trees. Walk out into nature, in the middle of a lush forest, and look down. In a healthy ecosystem you will find very little, if any, bare ground. Nature will always try to cover soil with either plant growth, decaying or ... More

OctoGreen Landscaping – The Napkin

By Matt Stowe OctoGreen’s story is like most. A passing comment turns into scribbles on a napkin. That napkin gets carried around for a week then lies on a desk for a month. Finally that napkin is a coaster for coffee. The ink is bleeding into itself. Barely legible the words invent a picture of desire and ambition. OctoGreen is born! ... More