June 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

July 2021 Arizona Gardening Tips

Tip of The Month Had trouble with fungi or nematodes in your garden? This is the time to take care of them. Prepare the bed for fall planting now. Add fertilizer and organic matter, water, and then cover with a large piece of at least 4 mil clear plastic (an old shower curtain works great). Use…

Tree Planting Costs 2021

Tree Planting Costs 2021

On average medium tree planting costs $225, small tree planting costs $106, and large tree planting costs $2,423 for the US in 2021 Tree planting can add to your properties value and increase the curb appeal of your home and may also serve as a privacy buffer from your neighbors. You will find that the…

How Much Do Fruit Trees Cost 2021

How Much Do Fruit Trees Cost 2021?

The average cost of a fruit tree with proper maintenance and labor for its first 4 years is $236.25. The total cost for the first 4 years of the life of a fruit tree with proper maintenance and labor is $945. In our example, we are going to be using apple trees. Do not forget…

February 2021 Gardening Tips

February 2021 Gardening Tips

What to plant in February: Summer-flowering bulbs, and pre-chilled hyacinth and hybrid tulip bulbs Cool-season succulents Succulents with a summer dormancy should be planted by mid-month Bare root grapes and containerized deciduous fruit trees Ornamental grasses (after danger of frost is past) Spring and summer flowering perennials Bare-root roses (through mid-month) Frost-tender shrubs – begin…

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Why Trees Need Pruning

A big part of pruning is removing the damaged, diseased, or dead branches of the tree. Removing these areas helps prevent further decay or insects from entering into the healthy areas of the tree. Dense canopies of leaves might provide shade that we love, but too much shade can limit sunlight and air which promotes…

What To Plant In December & Gardening Tips

December 2020 Gardening Tips

Is it cold weather yet? The very first half of December is considered to be mild, but the cold weather may hit hard during the second part of the month. Any type of frost sensitive plants that are in containers need to be brought in to be covered. You want to make sure that you…

Common Sick Tree Symptoms

Common Sick Tree Symptoms

Decaying trees are not only unsightly, they are also dangerous. Falling limbs could cause expensive damage your property. During stormy or windy weather, a toppled tree could crash through your home and cause injury or death. To prevent this from happening, homeowners need to inspect the trees on the property carefully for any signs of…