A Website for Maintaining Mother Earth, a landscape and yard maintenance company by Ray Valentine


To help us better understand your needs, please take a few minutes to consider the following and email us with any questions, comments and thoughts (Be sure to include your name and phone number in your email):

1. Will we be working on the grounds surrounding a house, condo or apartments?

2. Which of the following best describes the property to be landscaped: level, sloped, hillside, wooded or terraced?

3. Do you currently have an irrigation system and, if so, is it manual, automatic or needs replacing?

4. Does the property have drainage problems?

5. Which area of the property needs the attention first? The front yard, back yard or side yard(s)?

6. What type of landscaping do you prefer: traditional (grass, shrubs, hedges, flowers), tropical or exotic, xeriscape (drought tolerant) or California native?

7. Will you be maintaining the landscape yourself or hiring a maintenance gardener?

8. Do you currently have a fountain, swimming pool, pond, barbecue, fire pit, children’s play area, dog run or trash enclosure?

9. Do you currently have fencing around any area of your property?
If so, please tell us if it is ornamental, security, a barrier for pets, privacy hedges, wood, wrought iron, cement or chain link.

11. Will we be removing existing vegetation or trees?

12. What vision do you have for your landscaping?

13. And finally, what kind of budget and time frame to you have in mind?