There are plenty of fun things to enjoy in the city this Spring. Take a peek at these events in our Spring 2018 events guide.
There is no city on the planet quite like ours, and here are some of the details. Compiled by Paragon Real Estate for your entertainment and, perhaps, mild edification. Ancestry, Age, Religion, Education, Employment, Language & Politics A Miscellaneous Selection of Diverse … Continue reading
There are many great things to enjoy in our wonderful Bay Area now through January. Take a look at some of the events that will “Add a little sparkle to your holidays” in our events guide this winter season.
Out of town guests are arriving, the kids are hungry, the dog is restless, or you are just lying on the couch reading email and need something to motivate you to get up and out of the house. Dinner, brunch, … Continue reading
8 Unique Day-Trips in Northern California
Paragon Real Estate’s 2017 San Francisco Farmer’s Market Guide.
Comparing the PURCHASE of a 2-bedroom, 2-bath, 1080 square foot condo at the 2016 median San Francisco sales price of $1,150,000, to the RENTAL of a comparable apartment at a San Francisco market rate of approx. $4,400 to $4,600/month rent … Continue reading
Though Friends of the Urban Forest only plants tree species that are tolerant of drought, every young tree will need weekly irrigation in order to get established. We recommend watering 15-20 gallons in one watering every week for the first two years, and 15-20 gallons every other week in the third year.
After three years, most trees are established enough to grow on their own and only need supplemental irrigation if they show signs of distress.
If you have room for a bigger tree, consider the Cork Oak (Quercus suber). This species does very well in San Francisco because it’s adapted to the Mediterranean climate and tolerates drought. This stately, spreading evergreen provides comfortable shade on sunny days.
The Cork Oak is named for its thick, insulating bark, which is the centuries-old sustainable source for bottle corks. Starting when the tree is 25-30 years old,