What the Pros do for Winter Landscaping in Arizona

Proper winter landscaping in Arizona is important because the native plants that grow in our desert climate need to be given special attention during the winter months. Even though the winter is mild in Arizona the desert plants are affected by the cooler temperatures. Plus you want to prepare your landscaping for the warmer temperatures when spring arrives. Here are …

How to Have a Green Lawn All Year Long

When talking to your landscaper about keeping your lawn green all year long they will probably suggest planting two types of grass: Bermuda and Rye. If you are not familiar with the Arizona climate you may wonder why you have to think about two different types of grass. It is because of the climate and lack of water; we need …

Top Landscape Design Trends

According to the 2016 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey (conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects), sustainable design is the biggest trend this year amongst homeowners for residential landscapes. The survey cites the top trend as “rainwater/graywater harvesting,” an innovative landscaping practice that reflects today’s growing consumer demand for beautiful residential landscapes that also save water. As part of …

Tips for Spring Landscaping in Arizona

For many avid gardeners, the actual joy of gardening in Arizona’s unique desert climate is that it’s never too late to plant something. If you want to try your hand at herbs or vegetables, grow flowers in pots on your back patio or even plant an extensive rose garden, it’s all possible. The key, however, is to truly understand the …

Winter Concerns for Arizona Residential Landscaping

At this time of year, there are certain concerns that property owners will have with regards to residential landscaping, and steps they must take to ensure their plants, shrubs and trees stay healthy until spring. Overlooking even a minor detail can risk the well-being of these precious plants, decreasing their chances of survival or at the very least negatively impacting …

Arizona Landscaping to Protect Trees in Winter

It’s true that Arizona is known for its sunny—and what would often be described as sizzling—climate. But while the region is normally envisioned as hot and dry, most locals know there are some considerable variations in the weather conditions, especially in the winter months. It isn’t uncommon to enjoy cool breezes and perhaps even the occasional chill during this period, …

Secrets to Fall Landscaping in Arizona

Here in Arizona our winter is more like everyone else’s fall. Temperatures don’t normally drop below 50 during the day, the sun shines 90% of the time, there’s rarely snow or rain (at least in Phoenix) and people here live for these beautiful months. One of the greatest things about our mild “falls” is that fall landscaping is much easier …