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January 30, 2018
Our Tuesday Transformation involved taking an open space and keeping it that way, but with some improvements that were easy to maintain.
We removed the bark from the ground and added cleaner looking gravel, which makes the yard look more finished and open.
We cleared the...
January 29, 2018
Thank you for the feature Su Casa Magazine!
Su Casa Northern New Mexico Winter 2018 | Digital Edition
January 27, 2018
Thank you for the engagement! Keep sending in your curious questions.
Q: I have some bare spots in my yard that are covered with creeping juniper. Do you have any suggestions on when is the best time to plant Junipers and how should I go about doing it?
A: First, make su...
January 26, 2018
Although spring may not be here yet, it is never to early to start looking at early spring flowers.
This week's Phil favorite is Forsythia, a showy, deciduous shrub with a broad, rounded outline on an upright form that absolutely explodes with masses of soft yellow flow...
January 23, 2018
This week's Transformation Tuesday not only made the client's landscape great to look at but also addressed some potentially serious problems:
The client's front yard was sloped toward the entrance. This posed a problem when it would rain as bark, debris, and water woul...
January 20, 2018
This week's question is a little more technical but we have your answer!
Q: I see in so many landscaped pictures the area immediately around trees is in a perfect circle or close to it. I have tried to use an edger, and a shovel to dig it out but, I can never make the c...
January 19, 2018
A beautiful and bright Phil's Favorite:
Pyracantha Zone: 5 - 8
Hardy evergreen to semi-evergreen prized for its bright orange berries that persist into winter. A favorite nesting spot for birds.
Use as a barrier hedge or screen. Full sun. Reaches up to 10 ft. tall and 8 f...
January 16, 2018
This week we would like to showcase a different Transformation Tuesday: Maintenance Marvel!
Pictured is a rental property that had not been maintained for 5-7 months. This presented several issues, including numerous fire hazards, a breeding ground for snakes and rodent...
January 13, 2018
This great question was emailed to us last week. How fitting as the weather has gotten a bit colder:
Q: How often should I water during the winter month, especially since it has been a dry winter thus far?
A: You should water at least every 2 weeks. Water during midday s...
January 12, 2018
Hillside Creeper Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Zone 3-7 - plant full sun or part shade. A nice ground cover that spreads out and forms flat layered branches covered with thick, green needles.
The vigorous, hardy Scotch Pine, makes an excellent ground covering option for...
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