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Emil Friend

I Love Your Garden

Specialties include…

  • Use of organic fertilizers & sprays
  • Comprehensive landscape design
  • Herb, vegetable, fruit buckets
  • Expert plant shopping assistance
  • Native plant integration
  • Outdoor lighting maintenance
  • Irrigation system audits

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Emil Friend’s Most Common Requests

  • If you have an ambitious and overworked gardener in your life, provide the gift they really need: tactical backup on all the gardening work! I'll come out and spend an entire day helping them catch up with whatever they need done! I'll help get your green spaces back into shipshape with a day of vigorous weeding, pruning, mowing, or whatever else needs to be done. All green waste will be tidily packed into paper bags that you can put out on pickup day, paths and patios will be swept, and you'll have your garden back. This listing is for 7 hours of work performed on one day, plus an assumed hour for transportation there and back. Your home must be within 10 miles of Oakland or an additional travel fee may apply. It includes the cost of paper bags for waste removal. Don't worry about any tools or equipment - we will bring it all! If you have special requests about particular jobs you'd like to be included in the workday, please be sure to communicate that before we show up. Most requests can be accommodated, so feel free to ask!

  • Have garden and landscape questions? Hire a professional to visit your growing spaces. During this consultation you will learn about best practices including fertilizing, watering and irrigation. We will work to help you choose the right plant for the right spot, learn to install new plants, and anything else you're wondering about. You will receive input and feedback about what you're doing well and ways you can improve. I recommend that you come ready with questions. Many of your questions will be answered right away while the rest will be answered just a few days later in a written report summarizing all of the advice and recommendations. With this offer you're paying for about three hours of time: One hour for the site visit, one hour for travel time, and one hour for any necessary research for the report which you'll receive via email. Your home must be within 10 miles of Oakland to receive this consultation, or travel fees may apply.

  • Fresh blueberries are an incredible treat, but can be challenging to grow in the ground because of their need for acidic soil. Luckily, they grow well in the Bay Area in stylish wine barrel halves. Blueberry barrels also make great mini-herb gardens--just tuck some thyme and basil in around the shrubs! If you have a spot that gets at least 6 hours of sun per day, this listing will get you a wine barrel with two dwarf, self-pollenating blueberry shrubs, delivered and installed with instructions for future care. Remember, your blueberry barrel will need to be watered on a regular basis. Depending on when the barrel is installed, there may not be fully-grown berries until the next flowering season.

2 Reviews about I Love Your Garden

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Amanda C. Peterson on Zaarly
Reviewed by June 15, 2013

Emil is fantastic! Knowledgeable, professional and really thoughtful. I didn't think our backyard could look this different in just a day! I look forward to working with Emil again to get this garden amazing. Thank you, Emil!

Allison Koester on Zaarly
Reviewed by September 07, 2012

Emil was super informative, a great communicator and really knows his stuff. Would definitely work with him again. Thanks so much!

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Hire the best Lawn Care Services in Oakland, CA
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Home Services and Lawn Care Services in Oakland, CA - Emil Friend on Zaarly

Emil Friend

I Love Your Garden

  • Use of organic fertilizers & sprays
  • Comprehensive landscape design
  • Herb, vegetable, fruit buckets
  • Expert plant shopping assistance
  • Native plant integration
  • Outdoor lighting maintenance
  • Irrigation system audits

Emil is backed by Zaarly's $10,000
Money-back Guarantee

Emil Friend’s Most Common Requests

  • If you have an ambitious and overworked gardener in your life, provide the gift they really need: tactical backup on all the gardening work! I'll come out and spend an entire day helping them catch up with whatever they need done! I'll help get your green spaces back into shipshape with a day of vigorous weeding, pruning, mowing, or whatever else needs to be done. All green waste will be tidily packed into paper bags that you can put out on pickup day, paths and patios will be swept, and you'll have your garden back. This listing is for 7 hours of work performed on one day, plus an assumed hour for transportation there and back. Your home must be within 10 miles of Oakland or an additional travel fee may apply. It includes the cost of paper bags for waste removal. Don't worry about any tools or equipment - we will bring it all! If you have special requests about particular jobs you'd like to be included in the workday, please be sure to communicate that before we show up. Most requests can be accommodated, so feel free to ask!

  • Have garden and landscape questions? Hire a professional to visit your growing spaces. During this consultation you will learn about best practices including fertilizing, watering and irrigation. We will work to help you choose the right plant for the right spot, learn to install new plants, and anything else you're wondering about. You will receive input and feedback about what you're doing well and ways you can improve. I recommend that you come ready with questions. Many of your questions will be answered right away while the rest will be answered just a few days later in a written report summarizing all of the advice and recommendations. With this offer you're paying for about three hours of time: One hour for the site visit, one hour for travel time, and one hour for any necessary research for the report which you'll receive via email. Your home must be within 10 miles of Oakland to receive this consultation, or travel fees may apply.

  • Fresh blueberries are an incredible treat, but can be challenging to grow in the ground because of their need for acidic soil. Luckily, they grow well in the Bay Area in stylish wine barrel halves. Blueberry barrels also make great mini-herb gardens--just tuck some thyme and basil in around the shrubs! If you have a spot that gets at least 6 hours of sun per day, this listing will get you a wine barrel with two dwarf, self-pollenating blueberry shrubs, delivered and installed with instructions for future care. Remember, your blueberry barrel will need to be watered on a regular basis. Depending on when the barrel is installed, there may not be fully-grown berries until the next flowering season.

2 Reviews

Amanda C. Peterson on Zaarly
Reviewed by June 15, 2013

Emil is fantastic! Knowledgeable, professional and really thoughtful. I didn't think our backyard could look this different in just a day! I look forward to working with Emil again to get this garden amazing. Thank you, Emil!

Allison Koester on Zaarly
Reviewed by September 07, 2012

Emil was super informative, a great communicator and really knows his stuff. Would definitely work with him again. Thanks so much!

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