Do Tree Leaves Change Color in the Phoenix Area?
Each autumn, when leaves change color throughout much of the country, trees in the Phoenix area mostly lack those vibrant fall colors. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have any bright autumn leaves to admire!Read More
Is Mistletoe Killing Your Tree?
If you’ve ever noticed a cluster of what appear to be twigs or small branches concentrated together in your mesquite or palo verde tree, it may in fact be desert mistletoe. Mistletoe is often confused for a nest or hive, but it…Read More
Pre-emergent Weed Control: FAQs for Phoenix Residents
If you’re constantly weeding your Phoenix or Anthem area yard, you may want to consider using a pre-emergent treatment to control the problem. These types of herbicides are applied to stop weed seeds from growing and act very differently from the weed…Read More
Why Are My Tree’s Leaves Turning Brown in Summer?
The three most common reasons why leaves turn brown in summer are preventable. Learn what to look for and how to keep trees healthy in summer.Read More
All About Cicadas in the North Phoenix Area
When you think of the sounds of summer, one of the most common sounds in the Phoenix and Anthem areas is noise from cicadas. In this article, we go over some common questions about these noisy neighbors, including how they are able…Read More
What’s Eating My Texas Mountain Laurel?
The Texas mountain laurel is a beautiful, evergreen shrub or small tree, with fragrant purple flowers and one noticeable problem – each summer, the plant may suddenly start losing its new leaves and buds. It looks like something is eating the plant,…Read More
5 Spring-Flowering Shrubs for your North Phoenix Area Yard
Ready to add some spring-flowering shrubs to your yard? Here are our top five recommendations for beautiful easy-care shrubs that grow well in the Phoenix area.Read More
Why Do Trees Suddenly Fall Over?
We usually think of trees as being strong and stable, anchored by a network of roots underground. So why would your tree, especially one that has weathered storms for years, suddenly fall over or be uprooted? An important note: Urban trees aren’t…Read More
Why Planting a Tree in the Phoenix Area is Worth the Water
One of the biggest concerns we hear when we mention planting more trees in our area is the amount of water needed. Water is scarce, so why “waste” it on trees? In our opinion (which is backed up by scientists, forestry workers,…Read More
Saguaro Cactus: 20 Facts About This Amazing Arizona Cactus
Part of living in the Anthem and Phoenix areas is enjoying the unique variety of native plants. Of course, the most easily recognizable desert plants are different kinds of cactus, including the iconic saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea). The saguaro’s tall stature and curved arms…Read More