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Although there are several environment-related factors that can compromise the health of your pets and children, wild mushrooms can be particularly problematic. This is the case because many wild mushrooms are poisonous and can cause your child and/or pet to have a serious, adverse bodily...

Installing paths, patios, and sitting areas using stone and rock allows you to get the most out of an outdoor space. Paths and paved areas are visually pleasing and offer opportunities to incorporate planting vignettes, water features, and outdoor lighting into your overall design. Below are a...

When planning your residential or commercial landscape design, anything is possible. For the best results, work with a landscape expert to develop a custom, beautiful outdoor space. To give your planning more direction and focus, use the following basic landscape design principles. These design parameters can help...

Arizona receives an average of 12 and half inches of rain annually, although amounts vary widely across the state. Many areas throughout Arizona receive about half of their total rainfall during monsoon season alone. Monsoon season begins in mid-June and runs throughout the month of September. Contrary to...

Invasive plants are non-native species that enter a new environment and threaten the local ecosystem. There are several common invasive plants in Southern Arizona that propagate quickly and take space, sun, water, and nutrients away from local specimens. How Do Invasive Plants Arrive? Humans may transplant non-native plants unknowingly....

If you’re looking to make your Tucson landscape a little more interesting, you might consider plants that climb rather than expand. Planting a few climbing plants now will give your property an elegant, old-world look in a few years. Here are a few beautiful climbing plants that...

Are you taking full advantage of the Southern Arizona climate? Year-round sunshine and mild winter temperatures allow Arizona homeowners to enjoy plenty of outdoor living. Use the landscape design features below to transform your outdoor space into a desert oasis and add to your home’s value. Outdoor Kitchen Have...

Winter in the Southwest means most plants are dormant, so your yard may be looking a little dull and dreary. With January daytime high temperatures in the mid 60s, however, you may still want to sit outside and enjoy the mild climate. So here are...

2013 has been an amazing year for landscaping in the Tucson area. We’ve been inspired by your landscape ideas, and your properties were all so much fun to work with! We can’t do what we do without you, our clients, so we’d like to take...

Homeowners throughout Arizona agree: The cactus is the most quintessentially southwestern plant. Of all the varieties of cactus, some of the favorites are columnar cacti, which are so named for their column-like appearance. If you’re looking to give your landscape more of a southwestern look,...