Paul Guzie

Chinese Pistache Tree

Reasons you should plant a tree

There are plenty of reasons you should plant a tree.  Planting trees is a great way to help the environment. They provide clean air, water, and shade. Trees also filter pollutants from the air, reduce noise pollution, and increase property values in your neighborhood. Planting a tree is a simple yet powerful solution that not […]

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concrete benches for outdoors

Concrete Benches for Outdoors

Concrete Benches for outdoor landscape.  Guzman’s Garden  Centers have many concrete benches and bird baths for your outdoor landscape. Concrete benches are highly durable, they can withstand extreme cold and heat.  They look great and can add that certain ambiance to your landscape.  Another positive thing is that they will last almost forever. However, they […]

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Desert Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Desert Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Desert Front yard landscaping ideas. If you live in the desert Southwest, you can do a lot to dress up your front yard or re-landscape it. As we all know the summer heat is brutal on non-native plants. This post focuses on low-water plants and trees that are colorful like Lavender, Verbena, Lantana, and outdoor […]

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Grow Your Own Chile Peppers

Grow Your Own Chile Peppers

Grow your Own Chile Peppers.  If you are planting via seeds the best time to sow Chile seeds is in Late January or February providing you are planting them in a greenhouse or indoors.  The temperatures greenhouse/indoors should be between 60 to 70° F during the night, and up to 80° during the day time. […]

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Prickly Pear Cactus Care

Prickly Pear Cactus Care

Prickly Pear Cactus Care.  Optunia is commonly called Prickly Pear Cactus.  It is easy to care for and all cacti require little water and thrive in dry hot conditions.  But we have here some cacti care information to help your cactus garden or xeriscape design look its best.  As most folks know cactuses are low-maintenance […]

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Parry's Penstemon

Penstemon parryi – Care Watering

Penstemon parryi care and watering.  Also, called Parry’s Penstemon, and Beardtongue. It is considered a wildflower and is native to the Sonoran desert and the Southern part of Arizona and New Mexico. My first encounter with Penstemon parryi was its bright pink flowers and the large curly leaves.  I thought “Is this a wildflower”?  It […]

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Crown of thorn plants

The Crown of Thorn Plants

The Crown of Thorn Plants for indoor decoration, (Euphorbia milii). A slow-growing succulent that is low maintenance and easy to care for.  The Crown of Thorns plant produces red and pink flowers that will last a long time and will bloom almost any time of the year.  However, spring is when they normally burst with […]

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African Milk Tree

Propagating African Milk Plant

Propagating African Milk Tree (Euphorbia Trigona): A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Propagation The propagating African Milk Tree, scientifically known as Euphorbia trigona, is a captivating succulent with distinctive angular branches resembling a cactus. If you’re interested in expanding your collection of these unique plants, propagating African Milk Trees can be a rewarding endeavor. In this […]

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Care of Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Dwarf Yaupon Holly Care

Dwarf Yaupon Holly Care and Planting.  The scientific name is “Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’. This drought-tolerant evergreen plant

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Peach tree varieties in the Southwest

Best peach tree varieties

A list of peach tree descriptions of the best peach tree varieties.  Many peach trees will grow somewhere between 15 and 25 feet tall. All peach trees need at least 6 hours of sunlight anything less and your tree will have a challenging time producing fruit. Information on Peach Trees Peach trees will do well […]

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