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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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Queen Palm Tree Care:

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

Queen Palm Tree Care:

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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Taking Care of Trees in the Summer

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Plants | 0 comments

Taking Care of Trees in the Summer

A simple guide to taking care of your trees this summer. As it’s probably obvious, Summers in Arizona can be extremely harsh on your trees and it may take a lot to keep them healthy. To keep them from becoming infested, sick with a disease, or get destroyed in a summer storm, follow these guidelines to ensure tree care. Yard Inspection Checking your trees for warning signs of diseases and/or infestations early can save your tree and your wallet in the long-run. An unhealthy tree can also affect the surrounding plants as well. Pruning Dead or...

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Summer Lawn Care

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Lawn, Lawn Care | 0 comments

Summer Lawn Care

Preventing serious heat damage with our summer lawn care tips During our scorching heat summer lawn care is important. Don’t worry, it is possible to conserve water while still maintaining a healthy lawn. Summers are brutal here in the Valley of the Sun and maintaining grass lawns can be quite the tedious task. With the extreme temperatures Arizona has in the summer, it’s important to know how to water your lawn properly in order to maintain a healthy lawn while still conserving water. With the dry summer heat, some people think they...

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How to Prevent HOA Letters

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Weed Control | 0 comments

How to Prevent HOA Letters

Don’t get Penalized by Your HOA Green Keeper Weed Control can help keep your HOA happy and your wallet even happier! Have you ever received a letter from your HOA referencing your need to get rid of the weeds in your yard within a certain timeframe or else you’ll receive a fine? Are you getting frustrated because you simply don’t have the time to stay on top of those weeds and you’re apprehensive about that letter showing up any day now? Do you wish you had help keeping your yard spotless and your HOA off your back? Well,...

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Preparing Your Yard for Summer

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Bermudagrass, Lawn | 0 comments

Preparing Your Yard for Summer

It’s about that time to start prepping for summer. Are you ready? Spring is a wonderful time to get ourselves summer ready for all those lake trips and beach visits, but that’s not the only thing spring can help us prepare for. Spring is also a time to prepare our yards for the scorching Arizona heat that is bound to come. If you have a yard that you like keeping healthy and looking spectacular, you might want to check out the tips below. Tips to get Your Yard Summer-Ready: Aerate Your Lawn Aerating your lawn before summer allows water,...

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Planting and Pruning Your Landscape for Spring

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Plants | 0 comments

Planting and Pruning Your Landscape for Spring

Ready to Start Planting and Pruning Your Landscape for Spring? It’s time to begin planting and pruning again as the new season approaches. Winter is coming to a quick end as desert temperatures start climbing up the thermometer and cozy jackets become lighter sweaters. For the past few months, trees and shrubs have needed to be covered during the chilly nights and carefully watched. With the weather warming up, you may still need to cover those plants, but it’s also time to start prepping for spring and Arizona’s scorching summer. Growing...

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Winter Watering in the Desert

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Lawn, Weed Control | 0 comments

Winter Watering in the Desert

Rain, rain DON’T go away…but weeds please do! How Winter Watering in the Desert Works In most places, rain is depressing and ruins days, but when living in the desert, where the sun seems to never go away, rain is always a time to celebrate. This past winter, Arizona has been getting quite a bit of rain and it’s been nothing but great. However, with as much rain as Arizona has been getting, maybe it’s time to check on your watering schedule and check on those weeds that are popping up everywhere because of the rain. Watering In the...

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3 Tips on Caring for Your Winter Garden in Arizona

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Plants | 0 comments

3 Tips on Caring for Your Winter Garden in Arizona

Gardening is a favorite pastime for many people in Arizona and we have a climate that makes it possible to cultivate a garden all year long. Winter in Arizona does have a cold spell that consists of approximately two weeks where the temperature drops below freezing at night. If you happen to live in higher elevations, temperatures can be colder during the day as well, leading to some gardening difficulty. Here are 3 tips to help you protect your Arizona garden this winter. Cover Your Fragile Plants During Colder Arizona Nights If you have...

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How to Prevent Winter Weeds in Your Rocks

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Desert Landscape, Weed Control | 0 comments

How to Prevent Winter Weeds in Your Rocks

Preventing winter weeds in your rocks In Arizona, there is no relief from the constant threat of weeds, even in the winter. While most of the country is covered in snow, our state is covered in weeds, so Arizona is still the better place to live, the weeds think so too. Weed seeds, lying in wait below your rock-yard, start to germinate and sprout as the temperature begins to drop, in our fall and winter months. Winter weeds you may see in your yard: Silver-Sheath Knot-Week (Polygonum argyrocoaleon). Spiny Sow-Thistle (Sonchus asper)....

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