Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden

Now is the time to 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 […]

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10 Gardening Hacks Every Gardener Should Know

10 Gardening Hacks.  If you want to set up a small garden in your home, we want you to know about these 10 amazing gardening hacks first. These hacks will make it easy for you to take care of your new garden and prevent the common problems faced by other beginners. So let’s get started. […]

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11 Tips on How to Grow Grass in Shaded Areas

11 Tips on How to Grow Grass in Shaded Areas.  Shade can be a huge problem for gardeners. If you have an area that gets very little sunlight, it is difficult to grow grass in these areas. However, there are some steps you can take to get the most out of your shaded spaces. We’ve […]

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Aglaonema Plants

Diamond Aglaonema – How to care

Diamond Aglaonema plant care.  This plant is a beautiful evergreen houseplant grown for its lush foliage.  Green leaves with speckled soft white color in the middle.  Also called a Chinese Evergreen plant and can be found at most locally owned nurseries or greenhouses throughout the U.S. Aglaonema is a good plant to use indoors.  Some […]

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Easy Tree Stump Removal

Easy Tree Stump Removal.  Let us face it tree stumps are hard to remove and expensive  You could rent a stump grinder or hire a maintenance landscaper to do this job for you.  But again it can be somewhat expensive.  But it can be done as a DIY job. A stump grinder or Cutter   […]

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Madagascar Palm Plants

Madagascar Palm Plants

Madagascar Palm Plants (Pachypodium lamerei ). This plant comes from an island called “Madagascar”.  The island is located on the east coast of Africa.  They do well indoors where there is lots of light, in front of a large southwest-facing window will do the job.  It is considered a low watering plant perfect for those […]

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Calathea Indoor Plants – Indoor foliage plants

Calathea Indoor Plants are used for indoor decor. They are tropical plants but will do well indoors almost anywhere in the Southwest.  There are many species and the one below is the Orbifolia Calathea. Orbifolia Calathea The Calathea Ornata   The Rattlesnake plant Calathea Zebra Plant   The Prayer Plant The prayer plants will open […]

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How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants

How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants

How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants.  One big problem with gardening no matter what part of the world you live in is a fungus AKA fungus blight.  One question I get often is  “Where does this fungus come from?”  Well, it comes from too much moisture and humid conditions. Is fungus a […]

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The Palo Verde Tree

The Palo Verde tree (Cercidium-Parkinsonia) also known as the Desert Museum Palo Verde. It is an exceptional tree for the Southwest.  It is a Hybrid of the common Palo Verde tree that is native to the Sonoran and Southwest desert.  Flowering Palo Verde It produces a mass of beautiful small yellow flowers in late spring.  […]

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How to grow organic potatoes

How to grow organic Potatoes

Are you thinking of growing potatoes at home during this lockdown? Thumbs up, go for it! Potatoes can be very easily grown at home with just a bit of guidance.  How to grow organic Potatoes at home. How to grow organic Potatoes at Home? Yes, growing potatoes is quite simple and easy. Although being easy […]

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Desert Willow Tree

Desert Willow Tree (Chilopsis linearis) is a low watering spring blooming tree. It does well in the southwest.  The leaf is long narrow and curved thus its botanical name Linearis. The one pictured below is the most common.  There are several varieties that you can use for your desert landscaping needs.  A true native Desert willow […]

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