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Parkside SF Home Landscaping Project Goes Low Key

In November 2018, a new landscaping project took us to the Parkside neighborhood of San Francisco. The neighborhood, with its bars, coffee shops, parks and charming homes, is considered by […]

Small Landscaping Project in Ingleside Heights Brings Large Rewards

We’ve done our share of huge landscape projects. One of the ones that comes immediately to mind is hauling a 1,000 pound boulder through the client’s house as part of […]

5 Reasons (Plus 1) to Add a Water Feature to Your Landscape

The landscape can be one of the most important elements of a home’s renovation. One of the main reasons is that a landscape is the first thing that people notice […]

What Does a San Francisco Landscaper Actually Do?

Landscape professionals are like architects when it comes to creating outdoor scenery. We prove our expertise on projects that include gardens, parks, backyards, squares, and commercial properties. But what does […]

How to Turn Your San Francisco Backyard into a Japanese Garden Paradise

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Japanese gardens have been a major part of culture in America for nearly a century and a half. However, they still remain a mystery for most people. Japanese gardens are […]

6 Clues That Fence Replacement Should Be Part Of Your Backyard Redesign

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A beautiful fence can add additional value to a backyard. It can also be quite functional and very decorative for any outdoor living space. However, the type of fence you […]

Three Weeks to a Beautiful Backyard Landscape

Early October 2017 took the Tamate Landscaping team to the picturesque streetscapes of Glen Park, San Francisco. The house at 226 Fairmount Street needed a major backyard landscape overhaul. The […]

Garden Design: Waterfalls, Stone Walkways and a 1,000 Pound Boulder

  We love challenging landscape projects; we must. During a landscape project in Laurel Heights, we moved three large boulders and all the landscaping materials through the owner’s home. This time, […]

Contemporary Landscape Design: Building Around a Focal Point in Laurel Heights

Laurel Heights is a neighborhood in sunny San Francisco that shows a bit of the wide variety the whole city holds. It’s sometimes called the “model suburb”. This beautiful area […]

Retaining Walls in San Francisco? Watch Closely When El Niño Starts Up Again

When El Nino hit this year, you may have been looking forward to it. After all, it’s rain – albeit a lot of it – on ground that badly needs […]