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Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018 in Plants | 0 comments

Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care

Arizona Monsoon Tree and Shrub Care In Arizona, our opinion of monsoon wind and rain is generally based on the amount of dirt and damage it may or may not blow our way. If you’re on the outer edge of the storm and get just enough of the wind and rain to have tan desert sand stuck to your car like monsoon polka-dots, you’re probably mildly annoyed and will be making a trip to the car wash. If you’re in the middle of the storm and you get to enjoy the wind, heavy downpour, and lightning from the comfort of your home, you’re probably LOVING IT!...

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Arizona’s Monsoon Season

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Desert Landscape, Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Arizona’s Monsoon Season

How Arizona’s monsoon season effect on your lawn Arizona’s monsoon season came in early and came in hard this year! As dry as things have been for the last several months, the rain we’re expecting to see this season is desperately needed and potentially problematic… Monsoon Weed Control Because of the monsoon wind we’ve been experiencing, weed seeds have been spreading and are now lying in wait, in your grass and or rocks, both above and below the surface of your yard. Now that the rain is starting to fall, those seeds are going to start...

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How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Each Month

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Lawn Care | 0 comments

How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Each Month

When and How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona Recently moved to Arizona and aren’t sure how much water you need to water your grass? Here are a few tips and a month-to-month watering guide to ensure you’re doing it correctly. Most homes in Arizona have lawns that need specific maintenance and care. Unlike other climates around the nation, in the desert, we only have two seasons for grass: Winter and summer. Due to our harsh summer temperatures and mild winters, it’s important to know how to properly water your lawn, all the while conserving...

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Everything You Need to Know About Bermuda Grass

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Bermudagrass | 0 comments

Everything You Need to Know About Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is a popular grass in Arizona. Find out why… Bermuda grass is found in climates and countries around the world. It is a perennial warm-weather grass, which means it grows back every year during the late spring through the summer months. Bermuda grass also requires full and direct sunlight and good drainage. The best time to plant Bermuda grass, specifically in Arizona, is in late spring or early summer when temperatures begin to climb beyond 80° Fahrenheit. If you plant after the time slot, perhaps in late August, you run...

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Preparing Your Yard for Spring

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Lawn, Lawn Care, Spring | 0 comments

Preparing Your Yard for Spring

It’s Just Around the Corner… Have You Prepared Your Yard for Spring? Spring in Arizona can vary in temperatures from the mid 50’s to the low 100’s! To make sure that your yard is ready for the warmer weather, it would be best to do a little work, preparing your yard for spring, before the winter temperatures begin to climb. Here are 3 tips for preparing your yard for spring: Tidy up your yard– Now, while the weather is cool, would be a good time to kill weeds, clear branches and debris and prune your trees or shrubs. Plant...

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How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Desert Landscape, Lawn, Lawn Care, Winter Rye | 0 comments

How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Recently moved to Arizona and aren’t sure how much water you need to give your grass? Here are a few tips and a month-to-month watering guide to ensure you’re doing it correctly. Most homes in Arizona have lawns that need specific maintenance and care. Unlike other climates around the nation, in the desert, we only have two seasons for grass: Winter and summer. Due to our harsh summer temperatures and mild winters, it’s important to know how to properly water your lawn, all the while conserving water.   Grass in Arizona is the healthiest when...

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Preparing Your Lawn for Warmer Weather

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Weed Control, Winter Rye | 0 comments

Preparing Your Lawn for Warmer Weather

Spring is coming early this winter, is your lawn ready for a warmer winter? It’s only January and your lawn already thinks that this warmer winter is the beginning of spring! You’ll need to start feeding and watering it according to the weather and not the calendar. An important key to caring for your lawn in warmer weather, however, is knowing what kind of lawn you have. For those who have Bermuda lawns, there’s no need for preparing it for warmer weather. Bermuda lawns are dormant and it’s not warm enough for them to come back yet, so there...

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Fall Weed Control Video

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Fall Weed Control Video

Want to win the game against the weeds this Fall? You’ve got the Home-Field advantage! Fall weeds come up quickly, here is what you can do to stop them. You’re going to need a good offense and a strong defense, Pre-emergent herbicide Post-emergent herbicide If you bench your best players, you’re bound to spend your time fighting for every yard of clean grass on your property. You might win that way, gaining ground on your hands and knees, but there’s a better way. The best way is with us, Green Keeper. Our Herbicides...

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Weed Control Infographic

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Weed Control Infographic

The two best ways to play your weed control There are really just 3 ways to fight weeds in your yard: You can pull them by hand You can kill spray them as they appear (Post-Emergent Herbicides) You can kill the seeds in the ground before they sprout (Pre-Emergent Herbicides) If you want to win the game against your weeds you need a strong defense and a strong offense, otherwise, the weeds will ware you down and overwhelm you. If you only pull weeds as you see them, you’ll be plucking your yard at least once a week, to keep it clean. If...

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Tree Care: Queen Palm

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Desert Landscape, Plants | 0 comments

Tree Care: Queen Palm

Care for your Queen Palm like royalty. For many years, Queen Palms have been used for quick shade, screening and a lush tropical accent across the valley. They are used in several landscape designs, are very clean and easy to grow. Queen Palms originally came from Brazil and Argentina, but can now be found in the western part of the U.S. where winter temperatures don’t drop below 20 degrees. These tropical gems can grow up to 20 feet tall and like all plants, need proper treatment and care in order to thrive. When it comes to caring for a...

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