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Six Common Landscaping Mistakes

Here are six common landscaping mistakes to avoid. Mistake One: Watering Too Often While record-breaking rainfall in early October helped, it still wasn’t enough to break Arizona’s prolonged drought, although improvements are evident. Water conservation practices are crucial. Watering less frequently helps to protect against rot, fungus, and other diseases that can harm your...

All About Saguaros

Large, columnar-like cacti that reach 40 feet into the air, are just one of 4,000 plant species in Arizona. Dotting a desert landscape for as far as the eye can see, locals often refer to them as desert giants, sentinels of the desert or jolly green giants. They have been prominently featured in art,...

Early Spring Landscaping Checklist

Sunlight, warmer weather, and flowers blooming everywhere can mean only one thing – that spring is quickly approaching. Is your landscaping (front and/or back) ready? If not, get it ready with this easy-to-follow spring landscaping checklist. Care for the Lawn Once your lawn begins to wake from its winter dormancy, usually after the danger...

Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

A backyard provides a great place for outdoor activities, entertaining, and relaxation. If you have a large, spacious backyard, the options are truly endless. However, if you live in a populated suburb or condominium in the city, your relaxation and entertaining space may be limited. Although, looks can be quite deceiving; don’t let your...

Fall Bucket List

Who doesn’t LOVE fall? There are leaves for jumping in, apples for picking, pumpkins for carving, and freshly baked goods to eat. Did we mention pumpkin spice everything? We’ve collected more than 30 ideas to help you make the most out of the season, including tips for preparing your landscaping for the cooler months...

Summer Lawn Watering Tips

Ensuring a healthy, lush, green lawn doesn’t have to waste one of our natural resources if you maintain proper watering techniques. Proper watering, along with fertilizing, and mowing practices can help prevent a host of problems including bald patches, insect infestations, and disease. Consider the following watering tips when caring for your summer lawn:...

Mosquito Proof Your Property

If you’re like most, you probably don’t give much thought to mosquitos – until you get a red, itchy welt on your skin, which is a sure sign of a mosquito bite. Ouch! Contrary to popular belief, mosquitos don’t wait for hottest days of summer, but start biting when temperatures reach a consistent 50...