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Shrubs are a diverse and resilient type of plant that can add new life to your home’s landscape, and you will see the most vibrant looking shrubs around your home if you follow proper steps for fertilization. The guidelines below can help you nourish these...

When Tucson homeowners or property owners are deciding on landscape design features, they are faced with many important choices. Those who wish to install a lawn must choose between living grass and artificial turf that mimics the look of the real plant. Both options have...

In Southern Arizona, maintaining a green and beautiful lawn on your property’s landscape takes year-round work and dedication. The month of March, especially during years like this one where temperatures have already risen into the 90s, can be a crucial period in the life cycle...

  If you live in Southern AZ, you are very aware that we have had some very cold nights that were well below freezing. Many of your plants have been damaged by the cold so, it is good to know how to deal with plants in...

There are a couple of very good reasons to trim your trees. First of all, trimming trees encourages them to grow strong and healthy. If you have large trees on your property or are growing saplings that will one day be large trees, you want...

It’s time to start thinking about your spring landscaping projects. Whether it is a simple added patio or water feature or complete new landscape or renovation of your yard, planning ahead will make your project go smoother. Start with writing down your ideas, clip articles...

Now’s the time to start thinking about the health of your citrus trees, more specifically fertilization to give them the nutrients they need to stay healthy. Citrus fertilizer should contain nitrogen, micronutrients of iron, zinc, and manganese. You will want to fertilize your trees 3...

              Winter pruning of your Rose Bushes helps to ensure a healthy plant and more blooms in the spring. Mid-January to early February is a great time to prune your dormant roses. This helps to remove dead or diseased portions of the plant, stimulates new growth...

Having an area in your backyard to congregate is a necessary choice. A fireplace or a fire pit is the perfect option, especially during these cold winter months. The problem is: fireplace or fire pit? There are different uses for each, each with their own...

Last month, Santa Rita Landscaping was honored at The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association’s 36th annual Arizona “Excellence in Landscaping Awards”. The landscaping awards program took place Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana. Santa Rita Landscaping was thrilled to be...