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Mark R. McCabe Landscape Contractor | Green Gardener Spotlight

Mark uses pavers and gravel to reduce paved surfaces and allow water to soak into the ground

Mark uses pavers and gravel to reduce paved surfaces and allow water to soak into the ground

Mark McCabe installs landscapes with beauty, function, and value in mind. Mark has more than 40 years of experience. His firm, Mark R. McCabe Landscape Contractor, offers full-service landscape installation, specializing in small to medium-size single-family homes and condos.

Serving San Jose and the surrounding area, Mark’s work features native and low water use plants. He also provides irrigation system installation services. “Water is a shared, limited resource. We reduce runoff, pollution and water bills, and improve plant health by properly designing, installing, and maintaining an irrigation system (drip or spray),” Mark says.

A Bay Area native, Mark has enjoyed gardening since childhood. Over the years he’s gathered a wealth of horticultural knowledge and practical landscape installation skills. While holding college degrees in both ornamental horticulture and business administration, he enjoys continuing his education through books, magazines, and training such as the Green Gardener program. Mark enjoyed the Green Gardener training, and the program has had a positive effect on his business through client referrals.

Mulch can prevent weeds and reduce watering.

Mulch can prevent weeds and reduce watering.

Mark’s team has the knowledge and tools to evaluate and improve the physical and biological conditions of your garden’s soil. He also uses techniques taught in the Green Gardener program to make your landscape healthier and more resistant to pest problems. He believes that when a garden is built the right way, with proper soil preparation, mulching and a good irrigation, it will need less maintenance and save his clients time and money. He also places special emphasis on choosing the right plants. “Proper plant selection and placement is one of the most important ways to conserve resources and prevent pollution,” he says.

Learn more about Mark’s services and environmentally conscious practices at markmccabelandscape.com

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