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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,...

Getting started in the world of gardening is not difficult. You can consult your local Pima County Cooperative Extension office for advice on plant varieties to start with. Begin with a single plant and learn as it grows. Decide what type of plant you would...

The age-old expression claims that money doesn't grow on trees. While the idea of conserving your wealth and spending intelligently still resonates, their may need to be a factual addendum added to that statement. Recent evidence has shown that the Eucalyptus tree can actually "grow"...

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to celebrate with beautiful lights, decorations, and of course holiday plants. We’ve put together a list of our favorite holiday plants to brighten up your home, business, or outdoor space. 1. Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) The classic Christmas...

Most industries hold awards ceremonies in order to recognize great work and promote excellence. Within the Arizona landscaping industry, the chief awards ceremony is the Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association (ALCA) “Excellence in Landscaping” Awards. Here’s a closer look at the ALCA and how their awards...

When most people think of flowers, they think of springtime and warm weather. While spring certainly brings an overwhelming display, some flowers actually prefer the winter. Also, the Tucson area’s relatively warm winters make it possible for flowers to bloom here all year round. Mid-October...

With 350 days of sunshine per year, it’s easy to forget that the temperature in Tucson can sometimes dip below freezing. Though Tucson temperatures reach freezing only a dozen or so times each year, it’s still worth protecting your landscaping by making the appropriate preparations....

No longer satisfied with simple concrete or red brick, many Tucson homeowners pave their patios and other outdoor spaces with natural stone tiles that blend in with their custom landscaping and complement the exterior of their homes. Travertine is a popular choice because of its...