Sonoma County Landscaping Experts for Residential & Commercial

March Gardening Tips

  • Begin mowing lawns
  • Aerate lawns - please do this at least every other year
  • Irrigation system startup and inspection - look for areas to minimize waste.
  • Inspect and service lawn and garden equipment
  • Sharpen blades and tools
  • Broadleaf weed control in lawns (air temps between 65-85 degrees F)
  • Crabgrass pre-emergent application
  • Cut back all deciduous ornamental grasses
  • Pick up and remove spent Camellia Blossoms and blemished (brown) blooms on plant
  • Cut back frost damage on plants (after danger of frost has passed)
  • See All of Our Gardening Tips

Follow Along

Our Follow Us Through a Project page tracks our progress on an ongoing landscape design. Ample photos show all facets of a Gardenworks' creation in the making.

Garden Blog

Lawn Conversion

As a fourth year of drought looms ahead for California, managing our landscapes and gardens with less water is now the new normal. Many of us are looking at our thirsty lawns and deciding that it is time to embrace the new normal and reduce our turf footprint. It is time to convert from lawn to less water craving plants. As experts in water use efficiency, water conservation and lawn conversions Gardenworks is doing more and more of these conversions. [...] Read More

Drought Resources

Every service Gardenworks offers includes water conservation measures. With Northern California once again experiencing serious drought conditions, we've compiled useful drought resources to add to our Water Conservation, Water Management, and Sustainability pages to help you and your garden survive and potentially thrive. [...] Read More


Water Management Certification Program EPA WaterSense Partner QWEL certified Water Efficient Landscaper CLIA (Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor)

Fan Mail

“The yard looked gorgeous for the wedding! We overheard and received many compliments that evening. It was fun! Thank you so much!” - Sharon