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cauliflower is just one of the many edible plants that grow well in the winter

Edible Plants That Grow Well in Winter

Posted on January 19, 2021 at 5:23 pm Chris Jackman / 70

If you have recently moved here from less hot and dry places, you may be thinking that your gardening days are over—especially if you have only experienced summer in the desert! It can be hard to imagine anything growing in this hot and arid region as the temperatures rise to incineration levels, the blacktop on Read More

Roses are just one of the many Arizona plants to give color to your landscape

Plants That Add Color to Your Desert Landscape

Posted on January 4, 2021 at 8:22 pm Chris Jackman / 70

Do you remember your first glimpse of a desert landscape when you first moved to the valley? Chances are, if not done right, you might have set there for a minute or two feeling the disappointment in your soul as you wondered if you had made a massive mistake! Having come here from the verdant Read More

Find out ways to help your Arizona trees survive the winter

How to Keep Your Trees Alive Through a Dry Winter

Posted on December 28, 2020 at 4:59 pm Chris Jackman / 70

Yes, we live in a desert, and yes we know that desert living does not include a lot of rain, but this year has definitely been drier than most! In our household, we can only remember one good storm over the summer, and many of our neighbors in other parts of the valley are wishing Read More

Check out a wide variety of lighting options this winter

Unique Lighting Options for Your Backyard

Posted on December 9, 2020 at 6:47 pm Chris Jackman / 70

As the end of the year approaches, this is the time in which we spend a majority of our minutes outside enjoying the beauty of the season, even if this year has been far hotter than previous years! We dine out on the patio, we sit by the pool under the full moon, and if Read More

Enjoy your winters by your new firepit

Adding a Fire Pit to Your Backyard

Posted on December 9, 2020 at 5:58 pm Chris Jackman / 70

The magic of an Arizona winter always seems to take us by surprise. One day we are wilting in the heat, barely daring to leave the comfort of our air conditioned homes, and then the next day we find ourselves digging in the depths of our closets desperately seeking the jackets and sweaters we hid Read More

Poppies are the perfect flower for the Arizona winter

Plants That Thrive in an Arizona Winter

Posted on November 12, 2020 at 9:16 pm Chris Jackman / 70

If you are experiencing an Arizona winter for the first time, we at New Image Landscape and Pools would like to welcome you to the desert! Arizona winters in the Valley of the Sun are a reward for surviving the scorching desert heat, making the season one of our favorites. But humans are not the Read More

Getting Your Pool Ready for the Winter Season

Posted on November 3, 2020 at 11:24 pm Chris Jackman / 70

You do not have to look at a calendar to know that winter is nearly here. The days are growing shorter, the temperatures have dropped from sizzling to merely warm, and your pool water is heading towards being chilly again! Of course, as we move further into the season, the pool becomes more decorative as Read More

Backyard Barbecue Season Is Here!

Posted on October 23, 2020 at 10:00 pm Chris Jackman / 70

Newcomers to the desert may think there is something a little backwards about our announcement, as most places in the nation look at summer as barbecue season, but anyone who has spent more than a week in our southwestern paradise knows the truth! Summer is the season of scorch, and we do not want to Read More

Best Plants for an Arizona Herb Garden

Posted on October 13, 2020 at 7:47 pm Chris Jackman / 70

There was once a time in which convenience ruled over all else. Carpeted floors, frozen dinners, and dried herbs were a necessity of life, as they were quick, easy, and comfortable. But as the years pass, we have begun to learn that quick is not always best, and comfortable has many different definitions. Wood floors Read More

Shaded Trees in Arizona

Best Shade Trees in Arizona for Your Yard

Posted on September 30, 2020 at 5:19 pm Chris Jackman / 70

For a large portion of the year, desert living involves dealing with the scorching ball of fire that beats down on our heads for many hours of every day. Causing high electric bills as we stay inside as much as possible, when the summer months hit, the sun also causes a decrease in our quality Read More