May in southern California is a summer month, meaning that your gardening routines will start to look a bit different. Here are a few tips and reminders for your May checklist: Check all irrigation systems for efficient operation – This is key for ensuring that your plants are properly and sufficiently watered, as more water is used during summer months. Make and diligently maintain a watering schedule. Be sure to set your sprinklers for early
For the past three years, a great lady and friend, Molly Bogh, and I have been co-authoring a book about having a garden minus the lawn. Together, we designed a garden renovation for her development home in East Highland, California. To give you some background information about Molly, she is a retired city planner in Southern California. With her experience in planning cities using less water, she was interested in having a no lawn garden.
Dear Bill, What a joy! Jack and I are looking at the sun setting over our beautiful backyard. We feel that, with your help, we have finally achieved what we wanted in our yard. As you know, we have tried many times over the years, with different contractors, to explain our vision for our backyard. Since we back onto Miramar Lake and have such a potentially grand view, we wanted to maximize the view while
Bill Schnetz of Schnetz Landscape in Escondido, featured in the December 2012 issue of OC Vision, the official Publication of the Orange County Chapter of California Landscape Contractors Association. More… Schnetz Landscape, Inc. featured in OC Vision, December 2012
Pumpkins Come And Pumpkins Go, But A Jack-O-Lantern Steals The Show! Schnetz pumpkins have many lives – a Jack-O-lantern for Halloween and a fall pot for your favorite succulent! Dazzles The Eye And Nurtures The Soul