Interior Designer Spotlight

Meet Patrice Greene of DzignIt in Cupertino As an interior designer with over 20 years of experience, Patrice has been the creative arm for homeowners, inspiring their dreams to reality. Each project starts with the development of a personal relationship with the...

Free Landscape Design

Did you know that the phrase “Free Landscape Design” is searched over 12,000 times a month locally? Speaking as a landscape designer, just saying the word free when discussing our profession feels like a four letter word, since we make a living from our intellectual...

Forbidden Garden

I have been reading Amy Stewart’s new book Wicked Plants which has been a wonderful reminder of the power of plants. Amy describes plants that have been used in murderous crimes, warfare and ones that can kill right in your own backyard. I have had many clients...

Spring Feeding Season

A few weeks ago, I met with Paul McGuire, owner of McGuire Tree Care Paul’s is a hands-on arborist who personally attends to each tree on his projects. He has generously shared some valuable information about tree fertilization: Common Reasons for Feeding Most...