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Phoenix’s Ambitious 2030 Tree Canopy Goal: Facts, Benefits & Actions

May 1, 2019

In 2010, Arizona State University and the City of Phoenix adopted a plan to create an urban forest in the city. The goal of the Tree and Shade Master Plan is to have a 25% tree canopy in Phoenix by 2030. As the city…

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5 Signs It’s Time to Remove a Tree

December 7, 2018

It’s tough when you realize it’s time to say goodbye to a tree you’ve enjoyed for years. Because the decision can seem emotional, and can make a significant and lasting impact in your landscape, here’s a list of five signs it’s time…

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Lightning in Arizona – What Happens When Lightning Hits A Tree?

October 18, 2018

Monsoons here in Arizona could never be described as mild – they are thunderous, intense, impressive, and dangerous – but not mild. The sideways winds, the outpouring of rain, the flash floods, and the deafening thunder are all trademark signs of this…

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Can Improper Pruning Hurt Your Trees?

October 2, 2018

As summer winds down and cooler weather arrives, it’s time to assess tree health and make a plan for pruning your trees. Many trees benefit from pruning while they’re dormant in winter or early spring (although mesquites prefer summer pruning). Why Trees…

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How to Prevent Tree Damage During Phoenix Monsoon Season

June 5, 2018

The annual Phoenix monsoons can be exciting – and dangerous. Extending from mid-June through the end of September, monsoon season brings with it torrential rain, dust storms, violent thunderstorms, and high winds that put trees and property at risk. Monsoon damage to…

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5 Excellent Evergreen Trees for the Anthem Area

May 21, 2018

Shade is a top benefit of trees, but trees also can block wind or noise, offer privacy for homeowners and provide shelter and food for birds and other wildlife. Evergreen trees give you those benefits year-round. We usually picture evergreen trees on…

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6 Benefits of Trees in the Low Desert

April 16, 2018

Growing trees in the low desert can offer many benefits to the homeowners who plant them, as well as to their neighborhoods. Consider these six reasons to plant trees in your Phoenix yard: #1 – Shade for Your Home (And Community) Placing…

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It’s Time to Fertilize Trees in the Phoenix Area

January 16, 2018

Here in the low desert of the Phoenix metro area, we should see our final winter frost in mid-February. That means it’s time to fertilize some of your trees just before or as the low desert spring emerges and trees begin to…

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Most New Trees Don’t Need Support: What’s at Stake

December 19, 2017

A new tree is an investment that needs proper care for it to thrive. And if you plant a tree for shade in the hot Arizona desert, you’re probably anxious for it to reach mature size. So it’s not surprising that people…

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How and When to Water Desert Trees in Winter

November 14, 2017

Typically, trees go into a period of hibernation during winter’s cooler, shorter days, conserving energy by dropping leaves and slowing growth. Still, most trees in our North Phoenix yards need occasional watering during the winter. Reasons to Water Trees in Winter Trees…

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