Sonoma County Landscaping Experts for Residential & Commercial

May Gardening Tips

  • Cultivate the surface of mulch to prevent crusting and to allow water to penetrate
  • Program irrigation controllers for the summer and reduce by 30% for drought response
  • Clean up fallen citrus fruit and debris to prevent pests
  • Set out Yellow Jacket Traps
  • Plant summer edibles
  • Begin thinning early summer fruits
  • Control weeds to help reduce drought stress on ornamental plants
  • Water container plants whenever soil has dried 1 inch below the surface
  • Remove dead flowers to encourage more blooms
  • See All of Our Gardening Tips

Garden Blog

How to Inspect and Evaluate the Performance of Your Current Irrigation System

With the current drought we need to optimize landscape water use. With some minor changes and a water budget you can be on your way to saving water.[...] Read More

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.

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 path looks fantastic!!! I love the stairs to and from the gates! Kudos to Junior and your crew! I am one happy camper! - Kathy B.