Reno Green Landscaping’s Mark Thompson

Reno Green Landscaping’s Mark Thompson, Current Nevada Landscape Association President Reno Green’s Mark Thompson wears many hats in the green industry. He’s Reno Green Landscaping’s maintenance and irrigation retrofit estimator, irrigation expert, irrigation staff trainer and our number one networker. Outside of Reno Green, Mark is involved in several local organizations including, IREM, NVSAA, CAI … Read more

Cottage Garden – Garden Style Series

Garden Style Series: Cottage Garden The English cottage garden is something you don’t often see in the northern Nevada area. Part of the reason for this is because of our arid climate. Cottage style gardens come from England where they receive much more precipitation than we do and don’t require extensive irrigation systems to keep … Read more

Xeriscape – Garden Style Series

Garden Style Blog Series: Xeriscape The term xeriscape comes from the Greek word “xeros,” which means dry. Xeriscaping is characterized by low water use plants, desert-style landscaping materials, and sustainable landscape practices. It’s growing in popularity in regions where water resources are scarce, or drought is frequently present. Xeriscaping Landscape Style Xeriscaping is more than … Read more

Japanese Zen Garden – Garden Style Series

Garden Style Series: Japanese Zen Garden Zen gardening began when Buddhism moved into Japanese culture during the 14th and 15th centuries. These gardens were originally made as special gardens at monasteries for monks to clear their minds and practice meditation. Flat gardens were some of the first Japanese Zen gardens. They were used to calm … Read more

Modern Landscaping – Garden Style Series

Garden Style Series: Modern Landscaping Modern landscaping style is marked by dramatic contrast, geometric shapes and symmetric design. Originally, modern landscaping was created as a juxtaposition to traditional landscapes that evoked the urge to garden and maintain. A modern landscape was designed for relaxing and enjoying nature, without the nagging need to take care of … Read more

Hansjorg Leuener’s Reno Green Legacy

Thank you, Hansjorg for 41 Years at Reno Green Landscaping! Hans has been with Reno Green Landscaping since 1979, four years after the business started in 1975. Reno Green wouldn’t be the company it is today with an amazing, flavorful, kerchief wearing man like Hans. He brings a special expertise that only time, dedication and … Read more

A Landscape Installation & A Life-Changing Gift

For many of us, accessibility is not usually at the forefront of our minds, though for those injured serving our country, accessibility is a constant concern. This is true for SPC Daniel Tingle, a local Minden resident who served in the United States Army. SPC Tingle was stationed in Iraq in 2007 when he was … Read more

Does Drip Irrigation Improve Water Efficiency?

When properly installed, drip irrigation will reduce water waste and improve water efficiency. Studies suggest a 30-50% reduction in water waste compared to overhead sprinkler irrigation. Turfgrass is still generally irrigated by sprinklers, but other plant materials such as shrubs, perennials, annuals and trees can be watered with drip irrigation. It’s the last week of … Read more

What is sustainable landscaping?

We are in our third week of Smart Irrigation Month. Not familiar with Smart Irrigation Month? “Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association initiative celebrated throughout July to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in landscape, turf and agricultural irrigation.” Learn more. You may have heard this … Read more

What is an irrigation audit?

Welcome to the second week of Smart Irrigation Month. Not familiar with Smart Irrigation Month? “Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association initiative celebrated throughout July to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in landscape, turf and agricultural irrigation.” Learn more. Just moved into a new home … Read more