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TLDR: you can water your plants at any time during the day; however, doing so during the morning time will increase the rate of absorption that occurs within their roots. There are two different types of plants, one of them being perennial plants and annual...

TLDR: Fertilizing your grass is the best way to ensure that it maintains a healthy and bold green look. When it comes to choosing a fertilizer, there are two primary categories that they fall into. There is organic fertilizer and synthetic fertilizer; both have their...

Last November, Santa Rita Landscaping was honored at The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association’s 43rd annual Arizona “Excellence in Landscaping Awards”. This month we made the cover of the ALCA Influence Magazine showcasing our award-winning projects. The Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association Awards Program gives awards for projects...

Thanks to our mild winter temperatures, Tucson homeowners are able to have outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed all year long including an outdoor kitchen for entertainment. Consider the following tips for incorporating an outdoor kitchen feature into your landscape design. Remember the outdoor kitchen...

Tucson may have mild winters compared to other areas of the country, but there can still be times when it is too chilly to enjoy your outdoor living spaces. Adding a fireplace to your landscape design is a great way to improve your backyard and...

In the U.S., tens of millions of acres are covered by turfgrass. Lawns are a practical and enjoyable feature of the landscaping in areas that receive steady rainfall, but in the southwest, grass alternatives are far more practical. Plus, you won’t need to mow them...

Mediterranean landscapes are a delight for the senses. They are characterized by soft colors, gravel walkways, and plantings with fragrant scents. Since Mediterranean gardens are traditionally drought-tolerant, this look works well for homes in the Tucson area. Pergolas Pergolas are decorative structures covered by fragrant, climbing plants...

The lovely Powerscourt Gardens are part of Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow, Ireland. The estate itself has been voted in the Top 10 Houses in the World by Lonely Planet, and the gardens have been voted the third best Garden in the World by National...

Stourhead is one of the most famous examples of the English landscape garden. It’s a 2,650-acre estate located at the River Stour in Wiltshire, England. The gardens were completed in the 1740s and were widely described as being a work of art. History of Stourhead The Stourhead...

Synthetic lawns are particularly popular in the parts of the U.S. that don’t see regular rainfall year-round, like Arizona. They are eco-friendly, and they look as beautiful as a natural lawn. A synthetic lawn will stay gorgeously green without watering or fertilizing, and there’s no...