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7 Trees to Avoid Planting in Your Phoenix-Area Yard
Different trees thrive in different areas of the country. When choosing a tree to plant in your Phoenix-area yard, aethestic is only one factor to think about. You’ll also want to know if the tree is native, causes allergy problems, and can survive in our dry desert climate. Don’t plant the wrong trees in your yard!Read More
How to Properly Water Young or Newly-Planted Trees in the Desert
Learn how to water your newly planted desert trees to help them grow and thrive. We cover proper watering methods, including what to use and how much water to give to your tree, how long to water after planting, how mulch can help or hurt young trees, depending on how it’s applied, and more.Read More
When’s the Best Time to Plant a Tree in North Phoenix?
Adding a tree (or several) to your property has many benefits. A fully-grown tree can provide shade to your yard, oxygen to the atmosphere, and can even reduce the air temperature around it. We’ve already covered topics concerning planting trees including: how…Read More
How Wide Should the Hole Be When Planting a Tree?
Did you know that many newly planted trees don’t survive because they are planted incorrectly? It may not seem too important, but it’s surprising how picky young trees can be about how and where they are planted. One of the most common…Read More
How & When to Stake a Tree in Your Desert Landscape
Many times, when you come across a tree that has recently been planted here in the Phoenix or Anthem areas, you’ll also see a stake next to that tree, tied to the tree in various ways. We have previously written about how tree…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
Buy a Tree, Save Some Money
Buying, watering and caring for a tree is an investment. But trees actually can save homeowners money. Here are a few ways trees produce a return on your investment: Trees Save Energy There’s a reason so many cities have renewed efforts to plant more…Read More
Most New Trees Don’t Need Support: What’s at Stake
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…Read More
Choose and Plant the Right Tree For Your Phoenix Area Home
Fall is a great time to plant trees and shrubs in the Phoenix area. Here’s what to consider to help you select the best tree for your location and then plant it correctly to give it the best chance of thriving in your landscape for a long time to come.Read More