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:...

The Best Trees for Pool Landscaping

A swimming pool is the ultimate backyard amenity. It provides a great way for families to cool down, relieve stress, and enjoy time outdoors with family and friends. Landscaping around a pool with vividly colored and/or native trees can go a long way in enhancing the relaxing, resort-like ambiance of a swimming pool, but...

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...

Mosquito Proof Your Property

If you’re like most, you probably don’t give much thought to mosquitos – until you get a red, itchy welt on your skin, which is a sure sign of a mosquito bite. Ouch! Contrary to popular belief, mosquitos don’t wait for hottest days of summer, but start biting when temperatures reach a consistent 50...

Spring Yard Cleanup

Spring means flowers blooming, bees buzzing, sun filled days, and family gatherings. It also means giving the house a good cleaning. Spring cleaning though is not just for the inside of the house. There is also the yard to consider. By scheduling time for spring yard cleanup, you will be assured a landscape that...

A Weed-Free Lawn

Think a weed-free lawn is the stuff of dreams? Think again! Although these pesky “plants” are aggressive enough to grow uninvited, and in all the wrong places, there are ways including growing a beautifully thick lawn to combat them. The following information is designed to help you have a weed-free lawn. The right tools...

Preventing Frost Damage

As temperatures begin to drop in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, and the nights become longer, it pays to be attentive to the forecast. You invested in your landscape plants, shrubs, and trees; now invest in ensuring they remain free from frost damage. Severe frost damage can easily be mitigated by covering plants on freezing...

Overseeding in Arizona

  Would you like to ensure a beautifully green, lush lawn, no matter the season? Overseeding – part of a proactive maintenance plan – keeps lawns from going dormant during the colder months of winter. If you want your lawn to be green year round, now is the time to overseed. It is important...

Fall Landscaping Checklist

Fall means a kaleidoscope of colors, cooler temperatures, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything. Fall also means that it is time to get your landscaping in shape for the cooler months ahead. We at Elite Landscaping and Sprinkler Repair have prepared the following fall landscaping checklist to help get you started. Aerate the Soil:...

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