Mark Meahl

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Water-Wise Landscaping Guide

A water-wise landscape doesn’t mean giving up your lawn or making dramatic changes to your landscape or lifestyle. There are many simple ways to save water, and they all start with you. During dry periods, landscape watering can use up to three-quarters of total household water usage. An inefficient sprinkler can deliver as much as

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Wildflower Gardens

I want to address wildflower beds… including what to expect, what is necessary to keep them looking great, and an idea of resources necessary to keep these gardens spectacular. Most wildflowers that grow naturally in Southern California sprout with natural winter water and are at their peak in late winter and spring per the amount

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Good Concrete vs. Bad Concrete

One of our clients thought they would save some money on their concrete work by having someone else pour their driveway. They saved around 20%. But as the old saying goes, “nobody is happy with cheap after the price is forgotten.” Even beyond the obvious difference in the aesthetics of the concrete, there are many

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Alphabetical Plant To Do List

Here is our “Plant To Do List” organized alphabetically.  It includes the month in which to take the action.  This is our ‘secret formula’ in which we have constructed over our 35  years in the business.  Our Garden View Landscape Maintenance crews follow these rules which is one of the reasons why our properties are

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