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					                                                      JOB SITE UPDATE:
                                                      During the month of December snail bait was applied        RAIN, RAIN, DON’T GO AWAY!
                                                      to all job sites to control those pesky critters as well
                                                      as fertilizing the turf and finishing up the annual tree   Even though many Southern Californians don’t
                                                      trimming. Some job sites color planter beds were           welcome all this rain, we really do need it! With the
                                                      decorated for the holidays with Poinsettias and other      cooling weather and an already wet rainy season it
                                                      winter plant material planted in holiday colors!           most certainly will cut back on our irrigation needs.
                                                                                                                 The numbers are in for December to end 2004 with

          WINTER                                      RECOMMENDATIONS:
                                                                                                                 an already higher average for precipitation
                                                                                                                 accumulation. Orange County records show Santa
                                                                                                                 Ana’s average annual rain fall is 3.87”. So far this
        NEWSLETTER                                    For those of you who chose to put Poinsettias in
                                                      your planter beds for the holidays, it is now
                                                                                                                 season the record shows 10.79”, compared to last
                                                                                                                 season we are already ahead of the ball game! This

           2005                                       time to replace them with winter annual color.
                                                      For your remainder winter months see the list
                                                                                                                 would be a GREAT time for any upgrades to your
                                                                                                                 job sites irrigation systems.
                                                      below for your winter color plant choices and
                                                      contact Kevin with your requests.
                                                                                                                 GARDEN TRIVIA
                                                      Iceland Poppy                  Pansy
                                                                                                                 For the recyclers in our group, try using a soaker hose
                                                      Ornamental Cabbage             Dianthus
                                                                                                                 for your irrigation system. They are made from
                                                      Begonias                       Chrysanthemums
                                                                                                                 recycled tires.
                                                      Snapdragons                    Alyssum
                                                      Calendula                      Primrose
                                                      Stock                          Violas
                                                      Cyclamen                       Nemesia                     PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT
                                                      Candytuft                      Cineraria                   US!
                                                      Columbine                      Sweet Pea
                                                                                                                 Sea Crest Landscape Maintenance
                                                                                                                 Kevin Payne
                                                                                                                 Email: kmpseacrest@netzero.net
                                                      ***ATTENTION*****ATTENTION***                              Phone: 949.458.1379
                                                                                                                 Business Fax: 760.630.7226
TO COME IN ADDITION TO                                Please make note of the following changes. We have         Work Order Fax Line: 714.435.1986
NORMAL MAINTENANCE TASKS:                             now added a new fax line dedicated for work orders
                                                      and job requests ONLY. Your requests will be faxed
                                                      directly to the shop and get into the field ASAP to
January: Tackling the loose ends on the tree
trimming tasks.                                       expedite your work order job related requests in a         We hope all of you had a
February: Spraying for weeds as well as applying      more timely manner. Please refer all requests as           wonderful holiday season
                                                      follows: Work orders and all other field, job site
pre-emergent herbicides to control weeds and
fertilizing turf areas.                               and/or maintenance requests or concerns, fax to:           with friends and family.
March: Aerating turf, fertilizing planter beds and    (714)435-0726. Continue to send all other business         May your New Year be
                                                      matters, requests and inquiries including bid proposal
trees and installing seasonal color plant material.
Spring Newsletter Subjects: Rabbit resistant plant    requests and accounting issues, questions and              filled with much success
materials and seasonal color plant material choices   concerns to fax# (760)630-7226. Your assistance in
                                                      changing these numbers will be greatly appreciated
                                                                                                                 and happiness!
for your color planter bed changes.
                                                      and will prove to serve the job site more efficiently.