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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,...

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...