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Pavers offer a beautiful, versatile, and low-maintenance solution when designing a new driveway or patio. Many homeowners are choosing paving stones when adding or replacing their existing driveways and patios. Here is an overview at some popular pavers used in Tucson for you to consider:  Seville-Catalina Pavers These...

Wild mushrooms growing in your backyard can be a serious problem. Many mushrooms are poisonous and can cause bodily harm to your child and/or pets. By learning more about the presence of wild mushrooms in your yard, you can protect your family from poisoning. The Basics Mushrooms...

Tucson receives an average of 14 inches of rain annually and over half of that rainfall transpires during monsoon season. The term monsoon describes an overall weather pattern that occurs over the course of several weeks.  The official start of the season begins around mid-June and...

Summer is here and it is time to turn your attention to weed control. Unfortunately, the combination of hotter temperatures and monsoon rain brings weeds back to life here in the desert. Prevention is the key to controlling weed growth and pre-emergent spray can help...

Installing a water feature in your yard is an easy way to instantly transform the appearance of your landscape. These popular landscape design features are sought after not only for their looks but for the soothing sounds and atmosphere they create.  A water feature will add...

Tucson’s cool desert nights make it the perfect place to enjoy a fire pit.  Adding a fire pit to your outdoor living space offers the perfect place to relax or enjoy the company of family and friends during social gatherings. We can help you design...

Summer heat is here and you need to prepare your yard for the harsh conditions that come with it. Here are some recommendations on how to protect your yard this summer. Water Timing Now is the time to tweak your daily watering schedule to make sure...

The arrival of the monsoons brings heavy rains and high winds that can cause serious damage to your landscaping. Roadways flood roofs leak, and without the right preparation, your landscape could suffer the consequences. We’ll help you prepare your landscape for the upcoming storms. Staking Out...

Many homeowners chose to landscape their grounds with local plants native to the Sonoran Desert, including succulents and cacti. Here are some ways of caring for these desert floras through the hot summer months: TYPES OF CACTI Although the saguaro is the most iconic type of cactus in...

Diverse and resilient, shrubs can add new life to your home’s landscape.  By following the proper steps for fertilization, your shrubs will stay vibrant.  Here are some fertilization techniques for shrubs:  FERTILIZE ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS A good way to remember a fertilization schedule for your shrubs is...