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See You at the CLCA Industry Show

As a long time member of the California Landscape Contractor’s Association, we will be attending the CLCA Industry Trade Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center February 3rd-4th and would love to see you there!  Our booth number will be 649 and we’ll be showcasing our best products and answering any questions.

If you’re an industry professional, please stop by and talk to us about how we can help provide for your business and save you money!

Feel free to take a look at our Catalog and please contact us if you have any questions.  We look forward to meeting you!

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Massive Eearthquake Devastates Haiti

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All over the news and media recently is the disaster that has struck Haiti just around the Port-Au-Prince area.  An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the richter scale has left what is feared to be thousands dead and many more homeless and in devastation.  Homes, buildings, roadways and more have been destroyed and the country is in a severe state of emergency.

Although no one can plan for natural disasters, we can come together and offer aid during times as such.  The Green Revolution is not only about recycling or preserving resources but helping our planet as a whole, including its people.

To promote social awareness, we are donating to assist in providing aid to those in need in Haiti.

Here’s how you can help.

For US residents:
You can text Yele (the Haiti Earthquake Fund)  to 501501 which will automatically donate $5 on your behalf.

You can also donate and find our more ways you can help through

Unicef and
The Red Cross.

In this global economy we must spread social awareness and help preserve / better this place for future generations.

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Happy Holidays from Backyard X-Scapes

Wow did time fly by!  It’s that time of year again to look back, give thanks and reflect on everything 2009 has brought us.  Our re-launched website, Inc5000 Award, and new products are just a few of the exciting things that have happened this year.  We’re hoping 2010 will be an even greater year.

With that Backyard X-Scapes would like to take this moment to wish you a warm and wonderful Holiday season and an amazing New Year in 2010.

Thank you for supporting us and allowing us to be a part of your projects, designs, decor and more.  We will continue to strive to bring you quality products and provide ultimate service to you in the New Year.

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Jamie Kocher in Washington DC to Accept Inc. Magazine Award

2009 has definitely been a great year for us, and it keeps on getting bigger and more exciting.  This past weekend, president of Backyard X-Scapes, Jamie Kocher and CFO Ray Valdez were invited to Washington DC to take part in Inc. Magazine’s award ceremony and reception.  Jamie accepted the Inc. 5000 award in recognition of  Backyard X-Scapes being one of the top 5000 growing companies in the USA.

It was an extremely amazing experience to be able to meet other companies and we’d like to extend a genuine thank you to Inc. Magazine for allowing us to be part of such a great event and for the recognition.  We’re extremely proud to show that success can come from a business built on integrity, team building and being involved in the community.

Here are some photos from the event.






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Products Featured on “THE HILLS” on MTV and Star Magazine

Click to view footage of the filming for the upcoming 5th season of The Hills and our Featured Products

On the beaches of Malibu, the cast of MTV’S “THE HILLS” shows that even with beautiful waves at your feet, a little tropical decor goes a long way in enhancing festivities and creating that local paradise.

Backyard X-Scapes helped to provide basic pieces to further enhance the beach front property.  The area was trimmed off by Tiki torches, which helped to provide ambient lighting and atmosphere once the sun set.  A Bamboo Tiki Bar, decorated with tropical decor and a bamboo bar sign,  provided a center gathering area for drinks and conversation, with some Reed and naturally Black Bamboo Fencing to provide an exotic backdrop.

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Backyard X-Scapes Earns a Ranking Position with Inc. 5000-Press Release

Backyard X-Scapes Earns a Ranking Position with Inc. 5000



(San Diego, CA., August 1, 2009) — Backyard X-Scapes, a thriving and ecologically conscious company, is awarded for being one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
Each year Inc. magazine ranks the top 500 and 5000 U.S businesses in which demonstrate profound and momentous entrepreneurial achievements. Backyard X-Scapes has been awarded with earning a position on the Inc. 5000, Inc’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S.
Since establishing in 2002, Backyard X-Scapes has founded its business on the ethics of providing exceptional customer service and quality products, while making conscious ecological decisions and participating in causes that help to strengthen the community.

Quoted from Inc. Magazine
“As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Backyard X-Scapes shares a prestigious pedigree with some of the most successful businesses in America.”

“Congratulations to you and your team, Inc. recognizes the creativity, dedication, and hard work that have gone into building Backyard X-Scapes into what it is today and wishes you many more years of success.”
~ Inc. Magazine

Quoted from a customer testimonial
“As far as your company’s service, all I can say is one word, excellent. I have never been treated on such a “one on one” basis. Your service is impeccable and you were very helpful and accommodating when I had questions. I am very pleased with my purchase and look forward to shopping with you again in the future. Thanks for everything.”
~M. Rivero

(Notes to the Editor)
For more information on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000’s list of recognized businesses please visit

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