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...

Summer Lawn Watering Tips

Ensuring a healthy, lush, green lawn doesn’t have to waste one of our natural resources if you maintain proper watering techniques. Proper watering, along with fertilizing, and mowing practices can help prevent a host of problems including bald patches, insect infestations, and disease. Consider the following watering tips when caring for your summer lawn:...

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...

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