Monday, September 26, 2016

Time for Fall Seasonal Color

Another season has come and gone! Fall brings cool nights and gorgeous colors to Sonoma and Marin County.

This is the perfect time to enhance your curb appeal with bold, eye-catching flowers to bring attention to your entry way and business. A variety of winter-annuals are available, and Landesign can help select the best color and variety for your property.

A few sturdy winter flower choices are:

  • Pansy
  • Chinese Pink (Dianthus)
  • Cyclamen
  • Primrose
  • Snapdragon

Our team of landscape specialists would love the opportunity to discuss the options for your property. Click here to let us know you're interested in learning more ... looking forward to talking with you!

  • To learn more about durable fall and winter annuals from the National Gardening Association click here.
  • To read about garden tips for Sonoma County residents by the UC Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County click here.


Friday, September 2, 2016

Beauty in the Drought

Drought tolerant landscaping designs don't need to be boring! A blend of the vibrant, stylish drought tolerant plants creates a drought-friendly piece of art for your yard or business.

Below are a few stylish plants to check out:
  • The Miss Huff hardy lantana is a durable flower that features tropical orange and pink flowers from spring to frost.
  • The Lil Miss Sunshine bluebeard offers periwinkle petals from late summer into fall requiring very little care. Butterflies are attracted to the little blooms, while deer are not.
  • The Autumn Circus German bearded iris features white petals with purple edges, and blooms late spring through fall.
  • Perennial flowers like the Blue False Indigo display spikes of small purple-blue flowers that bloom late spring to early summer.

Click here to read the full article Drought-tolerant landscapes don't have to resemble deserts by Jill Odom.