Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BEAUMONT: Teenager offers landscaping for authorities for Eagle Scout project

Eagle Scout tasks are designed to offer boys the experience of leadership and the duty of company, but Andy Zanforlin got a few additional lessons while upgrading the landscaping in front of the Beaumont Police Department.

The project was introduced to him by the previous cops chief, Frank Coe, who wanted the grass removed and replaced with materials such as decayed granite and mulch.
He wanted us to landscape the area to make sure it decreases the amount of water consumption, stated Andy, 16.

Andy understood the effort would likewise require installing some drought resistant plants to make the landscape appearance appealing. A drip watering system would also be needed.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Learn how to preserve drought-tolerant landscaping

Keep It: Landscape Trouble-Shooting is the last workshop in a series sponsored by the city of Woodland and the Yolo Resource Conservation District. Based on the popular Landscaping Sydney series, it will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St. in Woodland.

As drought-tolerant landscapes become the new California front yard, keeping them has actually put some property owners into uncharted area. At Wednesday s workshop, Taylor Lewis, nursery supervisor for the UC Davis Arboretum, will teach participants ways to keep drought-tolerant landscapes healthy and stunning.


Friday, March 14, 2014

6 Landscaping Mistakes That Will Damage Your Yard

As warmer temps approach rather gradually, depending on your part of the nation you may already be sweating your yard. And with great reason: Good landscaping can add up to 28 % to the overall value of a home.

Even for those blessed with the greenest of thumbs, landscaping provides plenty of potential for disaster: Do too little, and the result won t be obvious. Excessive, and everything might pass away. And introduce the incorrect plant? Bid farewell to your entire lawn. Frightening!


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