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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 projects...

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...

Creating an area in your backyard for family and friends to gather is a great asset. A fireplace or a fire pit is the perfect option, especially during these cold winter months. But which one should you choose ~ a fireplace or fire pit? Each...

Can you feel the change in the air? So can your plants! Now that the fall season is here, you will need to adjust the water for your plants to make sure they are not being overwatered. Our fall season creates sun that is a little...

The fall season is coming and now is the perfect time to consider adding vegetables to your garden. As outdoor temperatures start to cool off, you will be able to plant a variety of vegetables that will thrive in cooler temperatures. If you are wondering what...

Shrubs add new life to your home’s landscape. Fertilization will get you the most vibrant looking shrubs around your home. The guidelines below can help you nourish these diverse and resilient plants with the right fertilization techniques. WHEN TO FERTILIZE A good fertilization schedule falls around the...