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August 31, 2018

Plant of the week:

Trumpet Vine (Capsis radicans) - Zone 4-11

Beautiful orange-red trumpet shaped flowers cover this fast growing climber from late spring to fall. Green canoe shaped seed pods add an extra pop to this already vibrant vine.

Plant in well drained soil and f...

August 28, 2018

Good morning Santa Fe!

Time for this week's Transformation Tuesday:

This week's transformation were some steps that needed a spruce up.

After releveling and adding an additional row of railroad ties, we finished up the new steps with some weed barrier, gravel, and a few f...

August 26, 2018

Question of the week:

The question this week comes from a client whose home we landscaped at the beginning of this year.

Q: What is the green pod on my yucca next to the flowers?

A: The green pod is actually full of seeds! Yuccas tend to produce these seed pods during or...

August 25, 2018

Plant of the week:

May Night Sage (Salvia x sylvestris) - Zone 4-9

Multiple deep purple spikes form off of each stem of this beautiful drought-resistant perennial from early to midsummer. Removing spent flowers encourages more blooms to follow.

"May Night Sage" also attra...

August 22, 2018

This week's transformation Tuesday was a nice small project.

Our client has a small courtyard that was sloped toward the house. It needed a bit of a makeover - we built two terraces and filled it in with some beautiful gravel. The two new terraces will be the home of fu...

August 19, 2018

This question of the week comes from a client who had noticed something odd in her lilac bush.

Q: Is this from tent caterpillars and should I remove it ASAP?

A: Although it looks like it may be from tent caterpillars since it has a webby look, it is actually a hummingbir...

August 18, 2018

Plant of the week:

Walker’s low Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii) - Zone 3-9

Upright spreading blue flower spikes stems with aromatic, soft gray-green leaves.

Can reach 18-24” tall and 2-3’ wide. Plant full sun.

Happy Friday!

August 15, 2018

Time for Transformation Tuesday!

We had a client that just purchased the Sage Creek Gallery on Santa Fe’s famous Canyon Road and they wanted to give it a cleaner look but also being mindful of our water situation here in the Southwest.

It was a fun project. We removed al...

August 12, 2018

This question of the week is one we have seen several times this year. As with most tree questions, we recommend you consult a tree company since they specialize in this field and will treat the pest/disease. We do not spray trees for diseases or pests. However, we wou...

August 11, 2018

Plant of the week:

Pike’s Peak Purple Penstemon (Penstemon x Mexicali) - Zone 4-9

Spikes of purple flowers with white and purple lined throats. adaptable to a wide range of soils and conditions.

Plant in well-drained soil, full sun to part shade. Grows 24”30 tall and wide...

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