Water-wise landscaping in the Sierra Foothills

AN ABUNDANCE OF LAKES, RIVERS, streams and ponds have defined our region’s geography and culture for generations. This also is reflected in the landscaping and design around our homes and businesses: lush lawns, water features, water-loving trees and shrubs. But a prolonged drought is forcing us to rethink our commercial and residential landscapes, often the […]

BP Landscapes for yard artistry

WHY GO TO HAWAII OR ITALY THIS SUMMER? The foothills offer an idyllic lifestyle, and relaxing in your own backyard—with new landscaping—provides an instant, lasting and gratifying “getaway.” For as little as $3,000 to $5,000, you can transform a plain looking space into a lush patio, with a water feature, plantings, natural stones and a […]