Discover the Gardens and Landscapes in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 2016 gardening and landscaping season is here, and we have had plenty of good weather thus far. The Bay Area and eastbay landscaping and gardening season can stretch year round but the spring and summer can get busy, so plan ahead to meet with contractors and landscapers to schedule time for your landscape and garden work. Adding a deck or new drought tolerant hardscape is in fashion as native and drought tolerant gardens are quite popular. We have some amazing garden designers in the eastbay and the diversity of plants and gardens for this area keeps improving! Go for a walk at some of the great bayarea gardens to get a feel for what plants and landscape ideas can be incorporated into your space. Plan ahead and contact landscapers, deck builders, and designers now for this years installations. When planning a garden or landscape, please take into consideration the environmental impacts of your project. and choose drought tolerant, native plant species whenever possible. Use popular hardscape products like DG (decomposed granite) as an alternative to concrete.
Don't forget you can grow plenty of tasty edibles in your decorative garden!
Plant California Natives
Save Money, Conserve Water, and choose plants that do great naturally in this area
There are plenty of plants you most likely already know, that are california native. Lavender, rosemary, catmint, heuchera, coreopsis. penstemon, various sages, ceanothus (Wild Lilac), Flax, salvias, oreganos, thymes, santolinas, yarrows, verbenas, and many more...
Bulbs Rhizomes and Tubers
Planting flower bulbs can be an easy way to add color and variety to garden areas. Plant a variety of bulbs during the Fall and Winter season and use various heights and sizes to create a beautiful stacked display of blossoms.
Using flower bulbs such as Lily, Narcissus, Tulip, Iris, Crocus, and Daffodil to add new color and character to the garden, this can often be done without hiring a landscaper.
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