How To Get Your Garden Summer Ready

Last Updated on March 18, 2018 As we creep closer to summer the weather is already warming up. Luckily for us, this means we can spend more time outdoors and make use of our gardens once again. For some, the harsh winter weather will have left the garden in a condition that isn’t so inviting […]

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Chainsaw in the Garden

Last Updated on July 21, 2019 It is true, accidents do occur with a chainsaw in the garden! But, what if it happened to you? Well, that is not my wish. Surprisingly most accident occurs because of ignorance or negligence on the part of the user. Chainsaw safety In fact, the most affected people are the […]

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Water Smart Plants

Last Updated on September 16, 2019   Water Conservation with the right plants. Water Smart Plants. Living in the southwest does require special needs when it comes to finding the right plants for your garden. I love planting stuff almost year-round, outdoors, indoors, vegetables, flowers, annuals, and perennials.  But in, mid-summer I struggle to keep […]

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To prune or not to prune

Last Updated on November 30, 2018 To prune or not to prune This is the time of year (winter) the majority of pruning should be done. However, there are certain flowering trees and shrubs that should not be pruned at this time of year. The list includes wisteria, lilac, forsythia, viburnum, flowering quince, flowering almond, spirea, […]

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End of Year Chores

End of 2016 Garden Chores

Last Updated on March 6, 2017 End of year chores. Another year has gone by, they just seem to get shorter and shorter every year! It has been quite a warm winter as well. With that in mind, there are still plenty of chores to do around the yard. It is now time to rake those […]

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Types of landscape design

Last Updated on January 16, 2020 Types of landscape design information. Landscaping your area is a big chore to some, it requires time to measure, visit the local nursery store and then start looking for the right plants. Hiring a local professional landscaper is the right thing to do, however, here are some good tips […]

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How to choose the right plants for your garden

Last Updated on January 5, 2019   How to choose the right plants for your garden.  Before going to your local garden center or nursery it is best to take notes on your current landscape. Grab a pen and pad, go outside and start taking notes on what you will need. It is easy to […]

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Rose of Sharon Plants

Last Updated on July 28, 2019 Rose of Sharon Plants (Hibiscus syriacus). The Chiffon on the left, Aphrodite Rose Of Sharon on the middle, and the Helene Rose of Sharon on the right. The Rose of Sharon or “althaea” (althea) Hibiscus syriacus. This plant does very well in the desert southwest.  They will bloom late […]

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Colorful plants for the Southwest

Last Updated on March 10, 2019 More colorful plants for the Southwest.  Here are some gorgeous, fantastic long-lasting plants that many homeowners are looking for. Landscaping your home can be done with perennials or annuals. At Color Your World gardening Nurseries we will always have a wide assortment of these type of plants during spring, summer and fall. Colorful […]

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Great Flowering Color for Spring

Last Updated on November 7, 2019 Great Flowering Color for Spring.  These flowering plants will bloom throughout the spring seasons.  Some may last all the way to late summer.  Click on the photo for a larger photo. There are many more plants that will provide color throughout the spring seasons.  Here are a few that […]

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