Poinsettia Plant care

Poinsettia plant care

Poinsettia plant care.  Poinsettias are in the Euphorbiaceae family and are used in pots and shown during the holidays seasons, especially during the Christmas season. All Poinsettias are native to southern Mexico and Central America and thrive in the tropical forests.  In Mexico, it is called the “Nochebuena flor” or Flower of the Holy Night in English. […]

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Types of pecan trees

Types of pecan trees

Types of pecan trees in the Southwest. These tips are for a backyard or small pecan orchard landscaping. Western Schley – This pecan tree will do best in the arid desert southwest. And is the most common pecan tree in the Southwest U.S.  It is a self-pollinator and produces heavy fruit at an early age. […]

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Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening.  How to maintain and create beautiful, wonderful hanging baskets or container plants at any time of the year. The first thing you’ll need is good loamy potting soil.  One of the best is the Fertilome potting mix as it contains a wetting agent, perlite,  and sphagnum peat moss.  It can be used […]

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5 Kinds of Plants for Your Landscape Business

5 Kinds of Plants for Your Landscape Business

5 Kinds of Plants for Your Landscape Business.  If you have a passion for lawn care and landscaping, you’re probably in the business already or are about to go into business. You’ll need a beginner guide (linked below) and you’ll need some ideas for what types of plants you will want to provide and install […]

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money-tree

Care of Money Tree Plant

The Money Tree plant (Bombacaceae) Also called the Pachira aquatica.  The care of money tree plant.  This plant is more of a bonsai type houseplant. It will grow about 10ft. tall and the trunk is usually braided given it that natural bonsai look. Where and how did this plant get its common name? It comes from […]

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Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden. Outdoor gardening is something that many do for a love of nature and for a chance to relax. Some do a little and are happy with that, but others take it much more seriously. They may come up with amazing garden designs that would take your breath away. Those are always […]

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Arbutus Unedo Strawberry Tree

Arbutus Unedo Strawberry Tree

Arbutus Unedo Strawberry Tree.  Also called the Dwarf Strawberry bush.  For something different in the garden you might want to try planting this great evergreen tree/shrub.  It produces edible strawberry-like fruit and a showy white flower that bloom at the same time.  The blooming season is late fall and into late winter. The stems and […]

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The Benefits of gas hedge trimmers

Benefits of Using Gas Hedge Trimmers

Benefits of Using Gas Hedge Trimmers Keeping the hedge requires time and effort. The best gas hedge trimmer will complement your personal needs. Most gas hedge trimmers are durable and powerful machines helping you do the trimming of your hedges, fast and easy. Whether you are looking to a purchase a machine for commercial or […]

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Hollywood Juniper Tree

Hollywood Juniper Tree

Hollywood Juniper Tree (uniperus chinensis ‘Torulosa’).  Is a fast-growing Juniper up to 15-20 ft. in height and about 10-15 ft. wide.  A very hardy evergreen tree that will add interest to your landscape.  Plant 3-4 in a row for an interesting border wall.  The stems will twist and turn in all directions. Where to place this […]

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Shumard Red Oak information

Shumard Red Oak information

Shumard Red Oak information (Quercus shumardii).  Most Oak trees are slow to moderate growing the Shumard Red Oak is one of the faster-growing oak trees.  Turns a brilliant red-orange during the fall seasons it will drop its leaves once the winter season arrives. Where to place the Shumard Red Oak? A good tree for the southwest […]

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