Xeriscaping Your Landscape During This Unprecedented Drought

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Jessica Hewitt

During this unprecedented drought in California and the rest of the Western U.S., water conservation is of critical importance. However, many homeowners still want to maintain an attractive landscape around their homes. One way to do that is by xeriscaping. Xeriscaping can be defined as the environmental design of residential and other areas, including parks,

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Redwood: The Natural Solution to a Man-Made Problem

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Jessica Hewitt

By Charlie Jourdain Mankind is ingenious if nothing else; and such inventiveness has allowed us to make incredible advances in science, technology and other pursuits that have made life easier. At the same time, some of our leaps and breakthroughs have resulted in unintended consequences that haven’t been kind to the environment. At the California Redwood

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Redwood Decks are Beautiful AND Sustainable

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For some homeowners, a deck is an extension of what makes a house a home. It can be a place to retreat to after a long, work-filled week as well as a place to spend time with family and friends. For some, a deck can even serve as a way to express environmental values. That’s

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Humboldt Redwood Featured in Recent Yardcore Episodes

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Jessica Hewitt

Humboldt Redwood has been featured in a few, recent episodes of Yardcore, the popular TV show on the DIY Network. Yardcore features landscape professionals Jake and Joel Moss. The duo are given a quick tour of the yard and a five-minute tour of the home’s interior to get clues, and then make it all happen

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2014 Sunset Celebration Weekend

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Jessica Hewitt

For the second year in a row, the California Redwood Association and member mills including Humboldt Redwood, participated in the annual Sunset Celebration Weekend in Menlo Park, California. The 10×20 redwood booth space once again featured unique Humboldt Made products, including food and beverage samples from the following artisan producers: Boujie Baking Co. Cypress Grove

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New Real.Strong.Redwood TV Spots Go Live!

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Jessica Hewitt

New Real.Strong.Redwood TV spots, Dioxide and Plants, build on messaging established in 2013 to inform homeowners, contractors, and other building professionals of the striking differences between real Redwood and manufactured plastic composite decking products. Produced by San Francisco-based advertising agency barrettSF, these TV spots join Structure and Colors in a four TV spot campaign that

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Terra Linda High School Group Visits Mendocino/Humboldt Redwood

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Jessica Hewitt

On Friday, April 25th approximately 40 students and parents from Terra Linda High School in San Rafael, California toured the mill facilities and forest lands of Mendocino/Humboldt Redwood in Ukiah, California. Students and parents were educated on the topics of sustainable forestry, our operations, and why redwood is such a sustainable, beautiful building material. The

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Outstanding Outdoor Spaces

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Jessica Hewitt

The April 2014 edition of Professional Builder  magazine features a very good article about how homeowners can expand their home’s livable space with well-designed outdoor elements. Professional builders from across the country weighed in regarding budgets, design options, and improving existing landscapes. Claudia Schmutzler of Windsor Gardens & Decks recommends that her clients, “Create something

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Mendo Mill & Lumber 70 Year Anniversary!

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Jessica Hewitt

For the last 70 years Mendo Mill has helped build and shape Mendocino and Lake Counties. With humble roots as a lumber mill on Orr Springs road in 1944 Mendo Mill has since grown to be Mendocino and Lake Counties’ Premier Home Center and Lumber Yard. Several years after opening the mill Mendo Mill changed

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Redwood Deck Maintenance for the Winter Months

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Winter is upon us, and even though you may not use  your redwood deck as often, it still needs a little TLC and attention during colder months. Fortunately, Humboldt Redwood decking is easier to winterize and maintain than many other materials. Take a few simple steps to get your deck prepped for the winter and

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Exciting Career Opportunities with Humboldt Redwood!

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Humboldt Redwood is currently accepting applications for immediate consideration for a wide range of available positions. Please visit our Career Opportunities page to learn more. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume including salary history for any positions for which they are qualified. Humboldt Redwood offers a professional, exciting work environment. We are

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Holiday Deck Projects and Ideas

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We’ve helped homeowners with everyday Humboldt Redwood deck designs, and now we’re turning our attention to holiday decorations. There’s no better way to get into the spirit than by dressing up your deck to reflect the season. Here are a few deck projects worth trying out during the holidays. Deck Design with Foliage There are

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