Sonoma County Landscaping Experts for Residential & Commercial

October Gardening Tips

  • October is the last chance to plant winter vegetables
  • Rake up falling autumn leaves to help the lawn “breathe”
  • Allow Pumpkin and Winter Squash to grow to size and harvest when their stems have turned brown
  • Fall is a good time to divide and transplant overgrown clumps of bulbs
  • Purchase Spring Bulbs now
  • Prune back the new, young flexible Wisteria growth in fall after the canes are dormant
  • Reduce water for deciduous nut trees as they begin to go dormant
  • Apply frost protective sprays on tender plants once nighttime temps reach the high 30’s
  • 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

"Gardenworks Approach to Drought Emergency Regulations"

Recently, the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) approved emergency regulations to ensure agencies and state residents increase water conservation. The regulation has four main components: •No runoff allowed from outdoor landscapes to adjacent properties, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots, or structures[...] 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

“Thanks again everyone for the fantastic job. We couldn’t have asked for better.” - Lisa