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Removing Trees in Tight Spaces

September 13, 2022

Tree or palm removals can be difficult, dangerous, and disastrous if not executed correctly. Removing a tree requires even more skill when the tree is growing in a small area, next to a wall or building, or in any other type of…

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Tecoma stans, or yellow bells, flowers on a green shrub.

What is Damaging my Tecoma Plants?

September 8, 2021

If there has been an active monsoon season (like there has been at the time of this article being written), you might have noticed that your tecoma plants may not look as healthy as they normally do. This is thanks to a…

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Ocotillo

Is My Ocotillo Dead?

August 3, 2021

We’ve recently had quite a bit of rain in the Phoenix and Anthem areas. Many drought-deciduous trees and plants are thriving after surviving the ongoing drought conditions. But, even with the added moisture, some plants and trees that you thought were surviving…

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Mesquite tree beans ripening on a tree.

The Pros and Cons of Mesquite Trees

July 1, 2021

Mesquite trees are just as much a part of our desert environment as the iconic saguaro cactus, quail, coyotes, or any other symbol of life in the southwest. However, they certainly don’t get as much attention. Mesquite trees can either go unnoticed…

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Closeup of flowers from an ironwood tree.

About Desert Ironwood: Spring Flowers, Uses, Growth & More

June 2, 2021

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about ironwood trees, and specifically about their spring flowers. Many residents of Anthem and surrounding areas don’t recall ever seeing ironwood trees in bloom. That’s not unusual, but that’s also not the only unique…

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Sap dripping down the trunk of a tree.

Why is Sap Oozing from My Tree’s Trunk?

May 3, 2021

Spring in the Phoenix and Anthem areas can look like the desert is “waking up.” Spring flowers appear on shrubs, trees, and various forms of cactus. New, light green leaves are sprouting on trees. Local wildlife is out and about, and you’re…

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Palo verde and sahuora in bloom

About Arizona’s State Tree: Palo Verde

April 7, 2021

The green-barked palo verde is one of the most prominent trees in the Phoenix area. It’s especially visible in spring when it puts on a beautiful display of bright yellow flowers. But did you know that the palo verde is also Arizona’s…

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What’s Digging Holes Around My Palo Verde Tree?

March 2, 2021

Have you recently noticed areas of disturbed soil around some of your trees? Or signs that something has been digging up the ground beneath certain trees? In some cases, it can look like an out-of-control rototiller ran through your yard! Take a…

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Palo verde flowers.

Which Palo Verde Tree is Best for Your Phoenix-Area Yard?

February 2, 2021

The palo verde tree is Arizona’s state tree, but do you know all of the different types? Both the foothills palo verde and blue palo verde are native to the state, and both of them are the official Arizona state tree (although…

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Witches broom

Witches’ Broom in Phoenix-Area Trees

December 9, 2020

Some tree issues have unusual names that don’t seem to have anything to do with their name. But that’s not the case with witches’ broom – oftentimes, this deformity on trees actually looks like a broom. Witches’ broom can pop up on…

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