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7 Uses for Wood Chips on Your Phoenix Property

October 11, 2022

Did you know that many trees that are removed end up in landfills? One way to reuse parts of removed trees is to use wood chips on your property as organic mulch, but there are many other ways to take advantage of this valuable natural resource.

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How to Create a Pet-Friendly Landscape for your Phoenix-Area Yard

February 3, 2022

Avoid large veterinary bills with these tips for creating a pet-friendly yard. We cover toxic and dangerous plants and trees, wildlife to watch out for, yard and garden products to avoid, and weather conditions that can kill your pets.

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Wood Mulch vs Rocks: Which is Best for Phoenix-Area Yards?

November 10, 2021

Should you cover bare ground in your yard with gravel or rocks, or is it better to spread a layer of wood chips or mulch? Get the pros and cons of each, plus our recommendation for the best soil cover.

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Caliche FAQs: Growing Trees and Plants in the Phoenix and Anthem Areas

October 13, 2021

A guide to caliche soil, how it harms plants, and how to manage it so you can successfully grow trees and other plants in your Phoenix area yard. Caliche, an accumulation of calcium carbonate found in the ground throughout Southern Arizona, can…

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Pre-emergent Weed Control: FAQs for Phoenix Residents

August 10, 2020

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…

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Cicadas

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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Five Spring-Flowering Shrubs for your 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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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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