Tree Care Tips and Tricks From Titan Tree Care

Landscaping Tips

A phoenix-area yard with trees, plants, and a walkway leading to a house.

How to Create Microclimates on Your Phoenix-Area Property

September 28, 2023

Temperature, humidity, wind, and soil composition can vary in smaller areas, known as microclimates. Learn how to create and use microclimates on your own Phoenix-area property.

Read More
A pair of hands holding wood chips.

7 Ways to Use Wood Chips in Your Phoenix Landscape

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.

Read More
Dogs sitting on the ground staring at the camera in a pet-friendly yard.

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.

Read More

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.

Read More
Titan blog header 1200 × 500 px 6

Caliche FAQs: Can You Grow Trees in Caliche?

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…

Read More
Dandelion g4b55a564f 1280 1

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…

Read More
Cicada in a tree branch,

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…

Read More
Palo verde borer closeup.

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,…

Read More
Silver wattle g5870c4822 1280 1

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.

Read More
Frame 37

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…

Read More