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The recent “stay at home” order from our Governor has brought concerns regarding which businesses and services can remain open in Tucson and the surrounding communities. Based on the services that Santa Rita Landscaping provides, we have been listed as an “essential service” business. We are currently...

Maybe your backyard is not large enough to accommodate a swimming pool or an expansive deck, but there are plenty of ways to rethink this space for entertaining. There are subtle ways to enhance your outdoor living space from strategically placing your outdoor seating to...

During times of winter storms and monsoons, homeowners should take advantage of the downpour with rainwater harvesting systems. With rainwater harvesting, you can reduce water waste and add sustainability to your landscape. Reduced Need for Ground Water Rainwater harvesting reduces your household’s impact on ground water reduction...

When it comes to the aesthetic appeal of your home landscaping, it is important to consider the look, the maintenance and the service you will use to install it. Here are factors to consider for your landscape design. Aesthetics Try using your hardscaping features like stone pathways...

Last November, Santa Rita Landscaping was honored at The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association’s 43rd annual Arizona “Excellence in Landscaping Awards”. This month we made the cover of the ALCA Influence Magazine showcasing our award winning projects. The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association Awards Program gives awards for...

Homeowners in Tucson have outdoor spaces that are enjoyed all year long. If you find yourself frequently headed outside to entertain, adding an outdoor kitchen may be a great addition to your backyard. If you are considering an outdoor kitchen, you will want it to stand...

Adding a fire pit into your landscape design adds another detail to your backyard for entertaining. Here are some fire pit design ideas that can instantly enhance your backyard. A Covered Fire Pit A covered fire pit allows people to sit around and enjoy the warmth of...

Our winter weather is starting to turn cold and you need to protect your plans to keep them in top shape all year long. Here are our suggestions on how to protect your plants in December weather. Adjust Your Watering Schedule Although your plants require water to...

Even though Tucson temperatures reach freezing only a dozen or so times each winter, it’s still worth protecting your landscaping and making the appropriate preparations. We will explain how covering your irrigation pipes in winter can help you avoid damage to your yard. Frozen Pipe Dangers Water...

With the winter season approaching, now is a good time to start preparing your irrigation pipes for colder weather and freezing temperatures. Due to our ever-changing weather patterns and often drastic fluctuations in the temperature, you need to winterize your water pipes and water features to...