Garden & Landscape

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Natural Fragrance for the Home

Houseplants Freshen the Air and Boost Mood … Naturally By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's garden gal Wet dog, funky socks, musty books and the ever-present smell of teenage boys is more than a home needs sometimes. Houseplants get a lot of lip service for their...

Winter Landscaping Tips to Keep Your Yard Looking Great, Year-Round

By Matt Keppel There’s a chill in the air and many of us are looking forward to, among other things, enjoying movie classics like, “A Christmas Story” this holiday season. The cooler weather doesn’t necessarily mean you can skip out on the landscaping. My article this...

Winter Gardening with Evergreens & Conifers

Create an Evergreen ‘Skyline’: Blend Texture, Color, and Shape for Year-Round Drama and Beauty By Lisa Watters Lain, Arizona’s garden gal O ur house is a classic mountain home with large windows that enable us to enjoy both the natural and cultivated beauty outside. ...

8 Essential Steps to a Healthy Autumn Landscape

By Lisa Watters Lain, Arizona’s garden gal Autumn gardens are a time of change and preparation for the winter and spring that follow.  With just a bit of effort, your landscape remains healthy and stands out from the rest.  It took one crisp morning to perform the...

The Seven Fastest Head-High Hedge Plants

These easy-to-maintain hedgerows offer privacy and beauty By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona’s Garden Gal Privacy and hedgerows are not top-of-mind until that neighbor dumps his leftover construction material for all to enjoy at the next backyard BBQ. Or, what about that...

Eat Your Yard

By Lisa Watters-Lain,  Arizona's Garden Gal The front yard of any house makes such an important first impression.  Many homeowners lean heavily on a shrub border and a couple of trees to bring the landscape's design together. What most people don't consider, though,...