When landscaping your yard, consider edible plants instead of ornamental plants. Edibles not only provide food for your family, but also provide year round interest in your garden. Below are a couple edible plants that we frequently use in our client’s gardens. Feijoa sellowiana, Pineapple Guava This 10’x10’ evergreen shrub has beautiful […]
Oh, Spring! It’s that time of year again! The Magnolia’s are just starting to bloom, and the air is still filled with the wonderfully intoxicating scents of Winter Daphne and Sweetbox. We’re all looking forward to the warmer, drier days just ahead. Everyone is starting to think about gardening again. Don’t forget that Spring is […]
Get ready for Spring in your landscape…business This time of year gardening blogs, magazines and websites are chock-full of checklists about how to prepare your garden for the upcoming spring. Here’s a brief sampling… Feed the soil by applying compost. Rodale’s Organic Life http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/february-do-list Apply Dormant Spray. Better Homes and Gardens http://www.bhg.com/gardening/gardening-by-region/pacific-northwest/february-tips-the-pacific-northwest/ Repair Winter damage […]
Learn some fun facts about DeSantis Landscapes’ president, Dean DeSantis, in December’s digital issue of Turf Magazine! Read the full article here.
Our very own Tara Verotsky is featured in the soon to be released Fall issue of Oregon Home magazine. Congratulations Tara, this is well deserved recognition of your many talents! Download the full pdf to read here. Read the story on oregonhomemagazine.com here.
A common occurrence that happens particularly during the hot, dry season in many gardens is the appearance of yellowing on leaves or conifer needles, and dense webbing amongst plant life. These symptoms may be a strong indicator of a spider mite infestation. The good news is that there are numerous ways to purge these annoying […]