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Is My Ocotillo Dead?

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 Trees: Pros & Cons for Your Landscape

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

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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Why is Sap Oozing from My Tree’s Trunk?

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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About Arizona’s State Tree: Palo Verde

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?

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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Best Palo Verde Trees for Phoenix Landscapes

With so many types to choose from, which is the best palo verde tree for your yard? We compare common types, sizes, growing needs, and pros and cons to help you choose the best one.

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Witches’ Broom in Phoenix-Area Trees

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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Do Tree Leaves Change Color in the Phoenix Area?

Each autumn, when leaves change color throughout much of the country, trees in the Phoenix area mostly lack those vibrant fall colors. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have any bright autumn leaves to admire!

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Why Do Trees Suddenly Fall Over?

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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