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All About Cicadas in the North Phoenix Area

June 25, 2020

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…

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What’s Eating My Texas Mountain Laurel?

May 11, 2020

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,…

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5 Spring-Flowering Shrubs for your North Phoenix Area Yard

March 23, 2020

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.

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Why Do Trees Suddenly Fall Over?

February 28, 2020

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…

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Why Planting a Tree in the Phoenix Area is Worth the Water

January 23, 2020

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,…

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Saguaro Cactus: 20 Facts About This Amazing Arizona Cactus

December 30, 2019

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…

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Choosing the Right Pruning Tool for the Job

November 12, 2019

“The right tool for the job” is more than just an old saying. It’s especially accurate when you’re going to prune your trees. The wrong tool, along with its wrong application, can seriously injure a tree—and possibly you, too. While we recommend…

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How Deep Should You Plant A Tree?

October 14, 2019

Many people, including plenty of landscapers, plant trees too deep and this almost always results in damage to the tree (in fact, it’s often a fatal mistake). This is easy to remedy if you know what to look for and how to…

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Best Shade Trees For Your Anthem or Greater Phoenix Yard

October 1, 2019

We’ve gone over the myriad of benefits that trees provide in earlier blog posts: they remove pollutants, decrease stress, improve health, prevent storm runoff, provide food and shelter for wildlife…the list is endless. Yet I’m sure most of us in the greater Phoenix and…

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Minimize Light Pollution With the Right Landscape Lighting For Your Outdoor Space

August 12, 2019

If you’ve never used landscape lighting, you may be surprised at what a difference it can make. When daytime temperatures in the northern Phoenix area drive us indoors during the summer, the cooler nighttime hours become the best time to enjoy your…

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