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Check out the selection of materials available for walkways when you begin your Arizona landscaping project

Patio & Walkway Material Pros & Cons

Posted on July 30, 2021 at 4:56 pm Chris Jackman / 84

Our homes truly are our castles, protecting us from bad forces, sheltering us from the elements, and making us feel better at the end of some very long days. Last year we spent more time than ever before inside their walls as unprecedented happenings occurred around the world, and although we have not completely reached Read More

Take advantage of the rain this Arizona monsoon season

Ways to Make Use of Arizona Monsoon Season Rainwater

Posted on July 15, 2021 at 6:55 pm Chris Jackman / 84

There are a more than a few things we have to get used to when we first move to the Valley, and although the heat is definitely number one on the list, the aridity runs a close second. Every day is a repeat of the day before, and as the sun shines over the valley, Read More

Add wonderful Arizona plants like sage to your yard today

Heat-Resistant Plants to Add Green to Your Yard

Posted on July 6, 2021 at 6:36 pm Chris Jackman / 84

There are a few things you have to be prepared for when you move to the desert: one, it gets HOT in the summer; two, the sun is far brighter than it was in your midwestern home town; and three, plants will die if you do not choose the right ones. Nothing is worse than Read More

Enjoy installing a hot tub in your Arizona yard

Top Yard Features for Entertaining Guests

Posted on June 16, 2021 at 5:36 pm Chris Jackman / 84

If the pandemic taught us nothing else, we have learned how much we need entertainment in our lives. Stuck home month after month, working, learning, and making contact virtually was interesting at first, but soon became a drag, and as restrictions are lifting and life is slowly making its way back to normal, it is Read More

Mesquite trees are just one of the many plants perfect for providing shade to your Arizona Yard

Our Favorite Shade Trees for Your Yard

Posted on June 7, 2021 at 4:56 pm Chris Jackman / 84

The simple pleasures in life often become our favorite memories later in life. Playing board games with the family, everyone gathered around a table that may no longer be fresh and pristine, but the scars, chips, and occasional Sharpie marker “graffiti” gives the table a sense of family. Floating on a raft in the pool, Read More

Umbrellas can help add shade to your Arizona yard

Simple & Elegant Shading Options for Your Yard

Posted on May 22, 2021 at 12:27 am Chris Jackman / 84

Living in the desert, especially in the summer, has taught us more than a few life lessons. Electric bills are outrageously high, pools make the heat bearable, and how shade, precious shade, can save our skin are just a few that come to mind! We have also learned that you can save on those electric Read More

Enjoy new seating in your Arizona pools

Pool Features Deep Dive: Seating Options

Posted on May 10, 2021 at 6:27 pm Chris Jackman / 84

As you might expect, we are excited about all the modern options you can add to your pool today. What was once basically nothing more than a rectangular hole in the ground filled with water can be magically made into almost any shape or design that the human mind can imagine, and because pools are Read More

Find out great ways to improve your Arizona Pool

Luxury Features to Spice Up Your Pool’s Style

Posted on April 26, 2021 at 10:19 pm Chris Jackman / 84

It doesn’t matter if you live in a mansion or just want to get the most out of your backyard, a swimming pool is one of the best features you can put into your home. However, after a while, it’s easy for pools to become dull and outdated. Here are some ideas to breathe new Read More

Enjoy grilling in your Arizona yard before its too late

Backyard Barbecue Season Is Almost Over!

Posted on April 15, 2021 at 5:31 pm Chris Jackman / 84

As temperatures rise nearly to 100 degrees, you may be beginning to realize that your dreams of backyard barbecues enjoyed with family may have to wait another year to be realized. Summer comes fast and strong and hot, and we desert rats try to limit our outdoor activities during this season. And yet, the thought Read More

Enjoy a new pool this summer in Arizona

Build Your Dream Pool in Time for Summer

Posted on March 25, 2021 at 5:10 pm Chris Jackman / 84

The weather may not quite show how close we are coming to summer, but you know it is not far off as the sun stays up longer, the mornings begin to warm up before noon, and the walk from your office to your car is pleasant. These awesome days of spring will not last forever, Read More