beneficial native plantings for your property
In these times of water conservation, Gachina Landscape Management emphasizes native plantings for our commercial and governmental customers.
Choosing from a native selection of trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants doesn’t mean settling for a stark, desert-like landscape. California offers tremendous diversity in native plants. Our team can design and install a landscape that provides your property with vibrant color and that will delight tenants, customers, employees or other visitors.
In addition to beauty, native plantings offer these benefits:
- Water savings. The chief concern among our customers is reducing the cost of irrigation. Native plants often do well with natural rainfall or require only minimal watering during warm months.
- Invitation to wildlife. If your property is located in a rural or semi-rural area, expect birds and butterflies to visit your native plantings landscape, since it becomes a source of food and habitat for them.
- Less reliance on pesticides and fertilizers. Plants that have adapted to California’s soil and climatic conditions need much less chemical assistance and are naturally resistant to insects. That saves money and reduces runoff, which pollutes the environment.
- Reduced maintenance due to plants that live longer and are compact, requiring less pruning. Cutting back on grassy areas also reduces maintenance requirements.
To learn more about how a native selection of plantings upgrades your landscape while cutting costs, call us today at 650-853-0400. Gachina Landscape Management serves the communities of San Jose, Monterey, Berkeley Hills, South San Francisco, Contra Costa County, and Gilroy.
Why non-native plantings can be a problem
Plants, trees and shrubs that are not native to California sometimes have an advantage over native plantings: They may not be subject to damage from animals, insects and disease that keep native plants in check.
Unless carefully tended, invasive plants can become overgrown and take over a landscape. Constant trimming and pruning is required.
Let a Gachina Landscape Management expert assist you with choosing appropriate, long-lasting native plantings that will thrive for years.
We can help you discover more about landscaping with native plantings. Call Gachina Landscape Management today at 650-853-0400 for a comprehensive evaluation of your property and a quote.