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March 31, 2018

Question of the Week!

Q: I normally cut back my Chamisa and Russian Sage in the Fall. I didn’t have time to do it. Can I still cut them back now?

A: Great question. There is no one-type-fits-all pruning method.

That being said, now is actually the right time to cut them b...

March 30, 2018

Phil's Friday Favorite!

Woolly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus) - Zone 4-9

Durable perennial with aromatic leaves, perfect for filling between stepping stones or as a water-wise ground cover.

Creates a low, lush attractive soft carpet of fuzzy grayish foliage topped by br...

March 27, 2018

Transformation Tuesday:

It seems like xeriscaping is the theme of the month. :)

We removed the grass and created a xeric space by adding low maintenance plants. The old sprinkler system was converted to drip to conserve water. The final touch was by adding some beautiful...

March 24, 2018

Spring is here! We've been getting some awesome questions so keep them coming folks!

Question of The Week:

Q: When is a good time to prune my fruit trees?

A: Most pruning is done during the dormant season in late winter or spring, just before active growth begins.

In North...

March 23, 2018

Phil's Favorite this week:

Hall’s Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica 'Halliana) Zone 4-11

An outstanding vine with yellow and white flowers that add a delightful fragrance to summer landscapes. Perfect as cover for fences, and walls, or as a shrubby groundcover.

An e...

March 20, 2018

Here's part II of last week's Transformation Tuesday!

Adding more to the curb appeal, we removed the grasses and made the landscaping more xeric. If you need a reminder, xeric style landscaping or xeriscaping is a landscaping style to help with water conservation.

In add...

March 17, 2018

Question of the week: Name of the game this week: Patience!

Q: When can I turn on my irrigation system?

A: We have already been receiving phone calls to turn on irrigations systems. But it is still a bit too soon!

Although we have been warmer and drier than normal, you ne...

March 16, 2018

Prairifire Crabapple (Malus x 'Prairifire) Zone 4-8

"An outstanding flowering tree with an upright form that becomes rounded with age. Reddish new foliage matures to a dark green. Lovely deep pink spring flowers produce persistent, small, dark red-purple fruit. A colorf...

March 13, 2018

Transformation Tuesday!

Talk about an upgrade to curb appeal!

Our clients came from a climate that was pretty green and wanted to do something that would look great.

We removed the old gravel as it had tons of weeds in it. New trees and shrubs were added. A flagstone path...

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December 4, 2019

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