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The arrival of the monsoons bring heavy rains and high winds that can cause serious damage to your landscaping. Roadways flood, roofs leak, and without the right preparation, your landscape could suffer the consequences. We’ll help you prepare your landscape for the upcoming storms. Staking Out...

Many homeowners chose to landscape their grounds with local plants native to the Sonoran Desert, including succulents and cacti. Here are some times about caring for these desert floras through the hot summer months: TYPES OF CACTI Although the saguaro is the most iconic type of cactus in the...

Diverse and resilient, shrubs can add new life to your home’s landscape.  By following the proper steps for fertilization, your shrubs will stay vibrant.  Here are some fertilization techniques for shrubs:  FERTILIZE ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS A good way to remember a fertilization schedule for your shrubs is...

April is a great time of year to clean your irrigation filter and reset your irrigation controller for the summer. Your landscape will require springtime maintenance to prepare for the hot Tucson summer days ahead.  We suggest the following preparation tips:   How TO CLEAN YOUR IRRIGATION...

Installing a water feature in your yard is an easy way to instantly transform the appearance of your landscape. These popular landscape design features are sought after not only for their looks, but for the soothing sounds and atmosphere they create.  A water feature will add...

Springtime is the perfect time of year for you to enjoy outdoor living with the comfortable temperatures and new blooming plants and trees. Enjoy more time in your backyard this spring by adding the following features into your home landscape. Artificial Turf for Outdoor Play Just because...

This is the month to trim your trees. Trimming trees will encourage them to grow strong and healthy.  Trimming will allow trees to withstand harsh weather and not become uprooted.  This is especially important if they are located around your house or other structures. In addition,...

February is the time to start thinking your citrus trees, more specifically giving them the fertilization and the nutrients they need to stay healthy.  Make sure your citrus fertilizer contains a combination of nitrogen, micro-nutrients of iron, zinc, and manganese. You need to fertilize your...

Thanks to our mild winter temperatures, Tucson homeowners are able to have outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed all year long including an outdoor kitchen for entertainment. Consider the following tips for incorporating an outdoor kitchen feature into your landscape design. Remember the outdoor kitchen...

Tucson may have mild winters compared to other areas of the country, but there can still be times when it is too chilly to enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Adding a fireplace to your landscape design is a great way to improve your backyard and...