The first phase of work was completed in 2003. The plant material has filled in very
The main parking fields are landscaped with colorful perennials to enhance the festive
appearance of the project. Canopy trees will shade over 40% of the parking lot in
15 years in accord with the City of Folsom’s Standards.
After numerous visits to a local Daylily grower (Amador Flower Farm) throughout 2002,
a list of summer and winter hardy varieties was developed. About 1,000 of these
select hybrids were contract grown for use the following year.
Between the main tenants and Iron Point Road, the planting is very lush and colorful.
Narrow planters (under 7’) are drip irrigated while larger landscape areas are watered
Between the facades of the main tenants and the frontage of Highway 50, the planting
abruptly changes to a very natural character.
The boundary line between the lush ornamental plantings and the naturalistic plantings
meanders through the site and continues on through the office project to the west.
A mix of native and native appearing plants blends into the natural vegetation along
the south side of the project.
The entire Folsom Gateway project extends to the west from Sam’s Club to Kaiser.