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Lawn Weeds

How to Get Rid of Lawn Weeds

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 9:53 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Weeds are unwanted plants that pop up in your yard, and a little bit of rain and some sunshine are all they need to take over your yard. Weed seeds can end up in your yard by wind or from birds, and there are two types of weeds: annuals and perennials. Annuals grow, flower, drop Read More

Arizona Summer

How to Survive an Arizona Summer

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 7:50 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Well, it finally happened. You woke up this morning, walked out to get the paper, and burned the skin off the soles of your feet—at 7 o’clock in the morning! Whether this is your first experience with a desert summer or you have lived here for a few minutes, you are about to experience a Read More

Sprinkler Maintenance Tips

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 9:16 pm Chris Jackman / 52

When you live in the desert, if you don’t want to spend all your free time outside watering your grass, flowers, and plants, an automatic sprinkler system can be your best friend, as well as an eco-friend to our most precious resource. Allowing you to use just the right amount of water to keep your Read More

Arizona Pool Maintenance

5 Arizona Pool Maintenance Tips To Know

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 7:49 pm Chris Jackman / 52

When summer rolls around in Arizona, we ALL start dreaming about having a pool in our backyard. The heat can be too much in the desert, and nothing cools you off faster than a quick dip or an extended stay on a raft. For those of us who already have one, our summers revolve around Read More

Landscaping Ideas

5 Landscaping Ideas To Make It Stand Out

Posted on July 12, 2018 at 5:26 pm Chris Jackman / 52

We live in a cookie cutter world, one where the only difference between your house and all the neighbors is an extra bedroom and a slightly darker shade of beige, our cars look like all the others on the street, again only varying by color, and because we are ruled by the HOA, we all Read More

Relaxing by a pool bar phoenix

Pool Bar Phoenix: What are They and Why Do You Need One?

Posted on July 3, 2018 at 6:26 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of summer in Arizona, even though the 100+ degree temperatures we had in April make it seem as if we should already be nearing the end of the summer solstice! As the days grow longer, our pool time becomes a very important recreational activity. Practicing cannonballs with the Read More

Beautiful flowers being grown while gardening in arizona

Gardening in Arizona Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 11:11 pm Chris Jackman / 52

When people first move here from eastern states, they frequently get excited about the entire Southwest lifestyle. They eat tacos on Mondays (not just Tuesdays!), buy stucco homes and decorate the inside and outside with statues of howling coyotes, and cover the ground with tiny sand colored rocks and plant only cacti. This all or Read More

Top Reasons for Installing a Hot Tub

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 8:22 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Whenever we vacation, one of our top qualifications for determining if the accommodations are superior to others is the presence of a hot tub. If there is no hot tub, we feel let down and the trip is ruined, but if there IS a hot tub on the premises, nothing can go wrong! Everyone loves Read More

The Difference Between Hardscaping and Softscaping

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 6:06 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Many times, the most difficult part about any new activity is learning the lingo. From art to sports to mountain biking to landscaping, each activity has its own foreign language that seems to give the activity an exotic appeal. As you start doing the initial research on your new landscape, for example, you may notice Read More

Top Reasons for Choosing New Image Landscape and Pools for Custom Landscaping

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 5:45 pm Chris Jackman / 52

Your home is more than likely the biggest purchase you will ever make, and as such, every decision you make regarding the care and upkeep becomes important. No one wants to hire a company that takes their money and then provides shoddy work, but sadly, when you don’t do the proper research, this happens more Read More