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7 Ways that Desert Trees Are Different: What You Need to Know About Phoenix-Area Trees

October 27, 2023

Trees that grow in the desert in the Phoenix and Anthem areas have different characteristics than those in other areas of the country. In this article, learn seven ways desert trees are different (and how that helps them survive).

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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.

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The phoenix area at sunset, with an orange tint covering the area, showing that phoenix is an urban heat island.

What You Need to Know About Urban Heat Islands in the Phoenix Area

September 6, 2023

Anthem and the greater Phoenix area are becoming warmer, thanks in part to something known as the urban heat island effect. In this article, we’ll discuss how roads, buildings, and lack of vegetation have led to increased temperatures, how it can impact you and your property, and what you can do.

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A palo verde tree with two trunks, or codominant stems, grows in arizona.

Will Codominant Stems Cause Your Tree to Break During the Next Monsoon?

May 30, 2023

When a tree has two trunks, known as codominant stems, the tree is more likely to break in extreme weather in the Anthem and Phoenix areas. We detail what to look for and how to prevent some damage in this article.

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Stinknet, an invasive plant in arizona, grows with small yellow globes as flowerheads.

The Invasive Stinknet Weed Hits Phoenix

May 3, 2023

An invasive weed called stinknet has beautiful yellow globe-shaped flowers but is causing many issues for the Phoenix and Anthem areas. Learn how to recognize this plant and how to help stop its invasive spread.

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A topped palo verde tree.

Why You Should NOT Top Your Trees

March 17, 2022

We’ve all seen trees that look like the top has been chopped off. Major branches have been cut off at random lengths, branch stubs are clearly visible, and most of the leaves are gone. If you’ve ever wondered why trees are “pruned”…

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