Akumal Sands, Inc. – Landscaper Serving Bend, OR – Our Blog

September 29, 2015
Roeder Final

Fall Planting in Central Oregon

School has started, the Fall Festival in downtown Bend, OR has come and gone and Mt. Bachelor is calling to us to purchase our season passes. […]
July 14, 2015
Swallowtail enjoying nectar from a day lilly.

Designing a Small Butterfly Garden for Central Oregon

You do not need a big yard to attract butterflies to your garden. A small sunny space with flowers that is protected from the wind will attract […]
June 17, 2015
This front yard is in need of renovation.  New groundcover and plants will be used to make the landscape more inviting.

Shade Tolerant Groundcovers

We started a new project this week renovating a front yard.   We removed trees that were planted too close to the house, pruned trees that were […]
June 5, 2015
Coreopsis Big Bang

Coreopsis Big Bang™ Star Cluster

The Central Oregon Plant of the Week is Coreopsis Big Bang™ Star Cluster. If you are looking to add a sun loving perennial to your landscape […]
May 9, 2015
royal raindrops flower

Royal Raindrops® Crabapple – Central Oregon Plant of the Week

If you are looking for a low maintenance flowering ornamental that will grow in Central Oregon, plant a Royal Raindrops® Crabapple by J. Frank Schmidt &Son […]
April 28, 2015
A view of VW's at the end of April.

Looking for Colorful Inspiration for the Garden?

It is still early in the gardening season here in Bend, OR. To get my color fix and let my imagination run wild about the spring […]