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Why Planting a Tree in the Phoenix Area is Worth the Water


One of the biggest concerns we hear when we mention planting more trees in our area is the amount of water needed. Water is scarce, so why “waste” it on trees? In our opinion (which is backed up by scientists, forestry workers,…

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How Deep Should You Plant A Tree?


Many people, including plenty of landscapers, plant trees too deep and this almost always results in damage to the tree (in fact, it’s often a fatal mistake). This is easy to remedy if you know what to look for and how to…

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Best Shade Trees For Your Anthem or Greater Phoenix Yard

We’ve gone over the myriad of benefits that trees provide in earlier blog posts: they remove pollutants, decrease stress, improve health, prevent storm runoff, provide food and shelter for wildlife…the list is endless. Yet I’m sure most of us in the greater Phoenix and…

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

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

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?

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?

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


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

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

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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