Shades of Green

In many of our blogs we talk about color- color in the foliage, color in the flowers, color in autumn, and the importance of contrast. The most basic of all colors, and Mother Nature’s natural color is green. And the various shades of green leaves, along with the deep...
Drought Tolerant Plants

Drought Tolerant Plants

Much of Northern California, and certainly the North Bay has experienced drought over the last several years. Even in non-drought years (such as the winter of 2016-2017), the rainy season is brief – maybe four to five months of occasional rain followed by a completely...
Bulbs

Bulbs

Gardeners have long had a love affair with bulbs (as well as corms, rhizomes, and tubers). They all produce colorful flowers, and act as perennials by storing food over the winter. Spring bulbs are planted in the autumn, while summer bulbs are planted in the spring....
Plants for the Sun and the Shade

Plants for the Sun and the Shade

When designing a garden, Details Landscape Art, one of the North Bay’s finest landscape contractors, is careful in selecting the right plants for the right situations. We would never design a sun plant for a full shade location, nor place a shade plant out in full...