Garden & Landscape

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Get Your Yard Winter-Ready

Expert tips to protect your yard from the cold and prepare it for next Spring After the summer storms and blazing sun made your landscaping flourish, it is time to transition to cooler months and winter dormancy. Will your yard be ready for the change of seasons? The...

The Best Autumn-Colored Tree

By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's garden gal This is the season for trees with autumn colors … and not all trees are created equal. Increased garden success is had when plants are showing their colors. It’s also the ideal window for planting trees and shrubs; the days...

The Birds and the Butterflies

Tips for Growing a Garden Sure to Attract Winged Visitors By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and exotic creatures in the landscape.  A butterfly garden offers two benefits: it’s an easy way to see more butterflies,...

Heat-Loving Flowers of Summer

Tips for Vibrant Blooms that Attract Winged Visitors and Keep the Garden Bright All Season Long by Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal The brightest flowers of the summer season wait until temperatures rise above 90 degrees to “do their thing.” Like sunbathers on...

Smart Planning, Smart Choices, Smart-alecks

Our Yards: the Newest Component of Modern Life to Go Smart By Matt Keppel April is the perfect time to begin tackling those landscape projects that will yield finished outdoor spaces with plenty of time to enjoy them.  We are so lucky here to have the kind of climate...