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September 30, 2017

This week's question of the week:

Q: I see on these plant cards something that refers to "Zones". What does it mean?

A: It is the standard to determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. For example, you can plant most plants that can be planted in...

September 29, 2017

As you prepare for the winter, don’t forget to prepare for Spring as well. Now through November is the best time to plant tulips and other spring bulbs.

Tulips and spring bulbs grow best in a sunny location that is not too damp. Amend the soil with compost or your fav...

September 26, 2017


Our clients had an area that most people thought was the entrance to the front door, which in fact led to the patio off the master bedroom.

We wanted to make it more pleasing to look at and screen the driveway entrance.

After terracing the area with moss rock, planti...

September 23, 2017

Have a question? Send us a message and we will choose a question to showcase every week!

This week's question:
Q: Can we plant Russian Sage now or wait until next spring? If yes, where should we plant it?

A: Plant it in an area that is self-contained. Our experience wi...

September 22, 2017

Need new planting ideas? Check out every Friday for Phil's Favorite!

This week:

Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea) Zone 3-9, blooms summer-early fall 24-30" tall, 18'24" wide.

Loves hot dry locations. Adapts well to soil and water needs and is rabbit/deer resistant. Looks grea...

September 19, 2017

Every Tuesday, we are going to showcase our completed projects with before and after pictures. We are extremely proud of our portfolio and want to share these amazing transformations with you!

Here's our first Transformation Tuesday:

Our clients wanted an old swimming...

September 1, 2017

For 19 Years, Desert Rose Landscape & Maintenance has been providing landscaping and general ground maintenance services to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Desert Rose grew out of Phil Madrid’s own passion for tending to roses in his yard, which translated well to assisting Sant...

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