John gave the included below at the TEDxTemecula conference known as “On the Brink.” In the process of researching and preparing for this talk, he increased his already vast array of knowledge about landscaping, horticulture and the environment. What he found further shaped the way he saw landscaping, design and the work that we do. Check out his talk and let us know what you think!

October 2016

What effect is your yard having on global warming? You may be surprised at the answers.

After over twenty years in pharmaceutical marketing management, John McCabe turned his attention back to his first love of landscape design and horticulture. In 2003, He started McCabe’s Nursery and Landscape Construction with his wife, Helene, and daughter, Melissa.

​Now the region’s largest residential landscaping company, they’ve won awards from both Riverside County and Rancho Water for drought tolerant design. John holds a Master’s degree in business from Pepperdine University and is a lifelong learner. He is a self-taught horticulturist, applying the good scientific principles he acquired from the medical field to the practice of landscape design.