Archive for February, 2020

Make Sure Your Landscape Weathers the Winter Season

February 5, 2020

The temperatures have cooled and as many of us plan to head outdoors and enjoy the winter weather, there are a few tips that can help you get your yard ready for you and your winter guests. Properly maintaining your desert-adapted yard during these cooler months will also make help make sure it is in prime condition come spring. Winter …

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Plant(s) of the Month: Three Bird-Friendly Desert Plants for Small Spaces

February 13, 2020

Feeling like your yard is too small to plant for birds? Before you throw in the towel, give these petite garden favorites a try. Like goldfish, these plants will fill the space they are given and can be trimmed back easily if needed. Endorsed by gardeners and hummingbirds alike, these easy additions will add more life and interest to your …

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Top 10 Darn Good Reasons to Plant a Tree!

February 25, 2020

Drum roll, please … Here are our top 10 reasons why you should plant a tree this year! 10. Decreased Odor – Trees absorb odors and pollutant gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide, and ozone) and filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves and bark. 9.  Protect the Soil – By holding soil in place …

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