Desert Landscape Design Essentials

Known for its desert climate, with very hot summers and mild winters, Phoenix provides several landscape challenges. Among these challenges are unique soil compositions and extreme temperature fluctuations. Drought-like conditions also provide challenges as residents are required to conserve water. Luckily, there are many plant species that are either native or well-adapted to the...

Backyard Design Trends

Are you ready to update or upgrade your backyard design? Here are four backyard design ideas that are trending right now. Low Maintenance Landscape A sustainable backyard design, complete with drought-tolerant, native plants and minimal (if any) grass can be useful and attractive. While low-maintenance landscapes are by no means new, they’re becoming increasingly...

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

You can easily incorporate any one of the following ideas into your front yard landscaping to make it as functional as possible. These ideas will also greatly enhance your property’s curb appeal, increasing its value. Outdoor Walkways Instead of risking having your grass or flowers trampled, create an inviting entrance with a walkway using...

Xeriscaping

Short growing seasons and triple-digit temperatures can make landscaping in Arizona somewhat challenging. But practical, water wise, landscaping methods such as xeriscaping can turn a challenging experience into a rewarding one. Here we discuss the principles, benefits, and plantings of xeriscaping. Xeriscaping Defined The term “xeriscaping” is used to describe landscaping methods that reduce...

Weed Killing the Natural Way

Weed killing the natural way, through one or a combination of the following methods, will save you from having to use harmful herbicides, which have the potential to not only hurt the environment, but to kill your landscaping plants over time as well. Pull Them… Countless generations have set out to remove weeds by...

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