Tree & Plant Care

Tree Care Make sure stakes are not rubbing the branches or trunks on your trees. Stakes can be removed after the first growing season in most instances. Wind prone areas may require a longer staking period. A certified arborist can provide large scale pruning when required. Both evergreen and deciduous trees need to be watered … Read more

Top 2017 Trends in Landscaping

What is your favorite trend? There are an abundance of new landscaping trends that have caught our eye here at Reno Green! Purposefully pollinating with edible gardens, custom water features, creative hardscapes, planting more green, and sustainable landscapes, are just a few of the latest 2017 trends! If any of these trends have caught your … Read more

Energy Efficient Benefits in Landscaping

Landscaping is for more than just aesthetic purposes. With careful planning, it can help reduce heating, cooling and water costs. Landscaping has the potential to lower utility costs in both commercial and residential settings. Tips for energy efficient landscaping include: Installing shrubs and trees to shade south and west facing windows/walls from direct sunlight during … Read more

Smart Irrigation Month

Saving water and reducing water waste is on the forefront of conservation efforts as we experience the high temperatures of the summer. July has been deemed Smart Irrigation Month in an effort to raise awareness of the benefits of efficient watering practices. Here are some tips for smart water conservation: Reduce Unnecessary Use: An automated … Read more

Be Water Wise

July is Smart Irrigation Month and with the region’s recent heat, it’s a good time to review simple watering strategies that will keep your landscaping beautiful and healthy. – Zone Defense: Schedule each individual zone in your irrigation system appropriate for the type of sprinkler, drip irrigation, garden, sun or shade exposure, and soil in … Read more

Maintain and Upgrade Your System

Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association initiative to increase awareness of the value of water use and to educate consumers and professionals on water-saving products, practices and services. With just a few simple strategies, it’s easy to save water, save money and see better results. We will talk about these strategies throughout the month … Read more

Spring Cleaning Checklist

As we head into warmer temperatures, it will be time to start thinking about waking up your landscapes from their long winter slumber. Here is a checklist for your outdoor spring cleaning: 1. Turn on the irrigation system. Check for any clogged valves or frozen pipes and make sure the sprinkles are providing even coverage … Read more

Winter Watering

Dry air, low precipitation and inconsistent temperatures can damage trees, shrubs, lawns and perennials if they do not receive supplemental water during the winter months. We often think once trees and shrubs go dormant they don’t need anything. However, beneath the ground, there is still activity going on. Roots continue to grow and need adequate … Read more