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5 Features to Add to Your Yard in 2018

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 8:34 pm Chris Jackman / 30

 Your home is your oasis, and you want the exterior to reflect that fact as much as the interior already does. What better time to start than now? 2018 is just starting, and what your future holds is yet to be revealed, so why not take this time to make sure your landscape offers that Read More

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Tips for a Healthy Lawn

Posted on January 8, 2018 at 6:44 pm Chris Jackman / 30

Every year when the mercury rises, you feel the call: burgers sizzling on the grill, the sound of kids playing in the pool, the cracking of another cold one being opened up. You just need to get outside and enjoy yourself! But if there’s one thing that can ruin your outdoor events (even more than Read More

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Landscape and Pool

Posted on January 5, 2018 at 7:28 pm Chris Jackman / 30

If you want to set a goal for this year, maybe you should set a goal for your yard. It’s a lot of space; you should use it to its full potential. Make one of these resolutions and you’ll be able to brag about them all year—once you follow through, of course! Get Rid of Read More

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5 Ways to Get your Landscape Ready for the Season

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 6:20 pm Chris Jackman / 30

As the weather gets dreary and the nights get cold, taking care of your yard is never more important. You need to think of winter as your off-season in your annual landscaping game plan. With the right game plan, you can prepare your landscaping for the upcoming cold weather months to ensure that you are Read More

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5 Lawn Care Tips You Should Not Forget During the Winter Season

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 5:35 pm Chris Jackman / 30

When winter comes, Arizona homeowners are often unwilling to let lawncare season end. This is the time when we are able to spend a lot of time outside, enjoying cooler days and a sun that is far less fierce than its summer counterpart. And although the weather is too cold for the Bermuda grass that Read More

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Top Benefits of a Salt Water Pool System

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 4:01 am Chris Jackman / 30

Many people enjoy having a pool in their backyard, but if you have ever owned one, you know how much work goes into it. Most residential pools are maintained through a mixture of harsh chemicals like chlorine, but if you want the beauty of a pool without adding harsh chemicals, you should try a salt Read More

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5 Ways to Make Yard Work Easier

Posted on November 17, 2017 at 6:08 pm Chris Jackman / 30

There’s something wonderful about driving home each evening to a beautiful home and a yard filled with mature trees, happy flowers, and the warm feeling of a personal oasis. You see the tree in the center of your yard and remember when it was a newly planted sapling commemorating the birth of your first child. Read More

The Importance of Shock in a Pool

Posted on November 10, 2017 at 11:57 pm Chris Jackman / 30

You may have heard the term “shock” pool bandied about among pool owners. This is actually a very important aspect of pool maintenance. Shocking a swimming pool—also called super chlorination—is actually a very important step in pool management, so it’s important that you understand the when, why, and how of shocking a pool. Most pool Read More

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The Top Winter Flowers of Arizona

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 7:56 pm Chris Jackman / 30

If you are a transplanted Easterner, you may be reading this with a touch of skepticism. Your prior winter flower choices have always been limited to holly bushes and poinsettias. Isn’t it great that your new home state offers so many more choices? Winter is our favorite time of year, and the flowers that fill Read More

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Trees Healthy

Posted on October 26, 2017 at 8:07 pm Chris Jackman / 30

There are few things more delightful than having trees in your yard. They are beautiful, provide for some privacy, and provide the perfect place to play for the kids. We have a special appreciation for them here in Phoenix, as they provide the ever-so-necessary shade that makes the summer just a little more bearable. Keeping Read More