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December 31, 2019

One year of new growth as we prepare for 2020!

Enjoy your New Year's Eve!

December 28, 2019

Q: Does Desert Rose install lawns?

A: Yes we do! We use rolls of sod that can quickly transform any area into a beautiful lawn. Just keep in mind that lawns use a lot of water to establish. We recommend having an irrigation system installed with the lawn in order to max...

December 27, 2019

Charming Fantasy ™ Snowberry - Symphoricarpos 'Kolcharm'
Zone 3-7

Pink and white bell-shaped flowers emerge on the stems during summer and turn into white berries that look splashed with a hint of pink. The ornamental berries are eaten by migrating birds.

May cause mild...

December 24, 2019

This week, let's take a look at improving a client's pathway to their front door. The pathway was made of some flagstone steps but it was mostly dirt. Not only was it a tripping hazard, it also wasn't the greatest thing to look at leading up to the house.

The dirt was u...

December 21, 2019

Q: What is metal edging used for?

A: Metal edging has many uses for landscaping because of its bendability and durability. It can be used to separate different colors of gravel for pathways. It can be used around trees to separate bark from gravel and it can also be use...

December 20, 2019

Mammoth ™ White Garden Mum - Chrysanthemum morifolium 'White'
Zone 3-9

Just like a normal mum only bigger! Beautiful, white flowers with the signature golden yellow center will add those beautiful fall flowers to your yard.

Plant in full sun and water regularly for best...

December 17, 2019

We were astonished to visit this project from 2 planting seasons ago - the new growth was amazing and we love how much greenery has sprouted up!

December 14, 2019

Q: When is the best time to cut back Hostas and how low should they be cut?

A: Hosta leaves will turn yellow in the fall, then begin to fade and wilt to the ground. Once this happens, feel free to cut the Hostas about an inch above the ground. Hostas will regenerate fro...

December 13, 2019

Crystal Hops - Humulus x 'Crystal'
Zone 4-9

Add a unique look to your yard with this climbing vine. Medium to dark green foliage gives a nice contrast to the pale green flowers that look like pine cones. Flowers can be dried and used for brewing beer! Young shoots are e...

December 10, 2019

Our client at this house was unhappy how plain the area between the garage and house looked. There are three drainage canals that would pour the water off of the roof into the dirt and leave behind a muddy mess. The goals for this project were to create a design that w...

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