Clever Ways to Beat the Arizona Heat with a Shady Retreat

Summer is coming. As the days get longer and the temperature rises, one thing becomes increasingly precious in our back yards: Shade. We want to enjoy our back yard retreats in the warmer seasons, and shady spots help us sustain our outdoor enjoyment. Of course you could opt for a tried-and-true patio umbrella, but there [...]

Is Your Arizona Landscape Design Ready For A Green Spring?

If your unsure on how to successfully transition your Arizona landscape design from winter to spring and eventually the hot summer your not alone!  Now is the time to prepare your yard for the change to warmer seasons.  When the nighttime temperatures are 60 - 70 degrees that's the signal to get started in your [...]

Arizona Summer Lawns

Now that summer temperatures are here, summer lawns should be growing and green.  A lawns transition from winter grass to summer grass should be coming to a close.  If your lawn isn't very green and is lacking in growth there may be a couple of things that can be done to improve the condition of your [...]

2011-06-13T15:40:52+00:00 June 13th, 2011|Lawns, Tips and Tricks|

Maintaning a Backyard Pond

Series Part 3:Pond Maintenance When it comes to filtering the water elements of your garden, there are three basic methods of filtration: biological, mechanical and chemical. The following advice demonstrates why you need to filter your garden ponds, pools and other water features, and explains the various methods employed and which might work best for [...]

2017-11-13T19:29:07+00:00 August 30th, 2009|Tips and Tricks, Water|