Cal Blend Soils

December 29, 2018
drought friendly yard

How to Create a Drought-Tolerant Landscape

In recent years, water shortages have become commonplace here in California, but what can private citizens do to help conserve water during times of drought? If you’re currently evaluating your own water use at home, specifically in your landscaping, then you’re not alone. Many California homeowners have begun looking for ways to become more “waterwise” […]
December 28, 2018
waterwise garden

Minimizing Water Waste in Your Garden

It’s really exciting to see so many home gardeners making strides towards conserving water in their homes. Of course, here in California especially, water is a precious resource. We’ve had our fair share of drought in recent years, which has caused many homeowners to look at their water use. The good news is that you […]
December 28, 2018
Coconut Husks for Gardeing

Benefits of Using Coconut Husks in Your Garden

Choosing a Growing Medium As a gardener, you know that you can’t simply put a plant in the ground and expect it to thrive. Specialized planting soil, topsoil, and ground cover can all be used in combination to help your garden grow. When it comes to choosing planting mediums for your garden, there are many […]
December 27, 2018
california native plant garden

Why You Should Use More Native Plants in Your Landscape

Here in California, we have many beautiful plants that are native to the area. Even so, many homeowners don’t take advantage of all the native plants available to them. Using an array of native plants around your home will not only add to the beauty of your yard, but it can also be very beneficial. […]