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Higher than average temperatures along with significant lack of moisture broke records in 2017 for Phoenix, Arizona. In fact, there were 14 high-temperature records set in 2017 including a high of 119 degrees set on June 20, making it one of the hottest days of all time for the region, and November being the warmest […]
The gyms are packed and the diets are in full swing as New Year’s resolutions are well into play. While so many are determining how to make a difference in 2018 whether it be a new weight loss plan, to give more to charity, reduce credit card debt, or even spend more time with family, […]
It’s that time of year again for winter frost pruning and cut-backs. December marks the month for rejuvenation pruning of sages, oleanders, ornamental grasses, rosemarys, etc. and for deciduous trees to start dropping their leaves. Here are some of the things that your property may expect to see beginning this month and through the frost season (December through […]
As we creep into cooler temperatures, October marks the beginning of the fall gardening season. With the Arizona climate differing so much from other parts of the country, you must be well-versed in the proper way to plant your annuals in the desert.
Monsoon season has officially been defined as the period from June 15th through September 30th in Arizona. This time of year usually brings excessive heat which is sometimes followed by high levels of moisture in the air causing vibrant thunderstorms accelerated by very fast winds. Thunderstorms in the Phoenix area present a multitude of hazards including over-saturated soil and mudslides that often strike suddenly and with violent force.
Many Arizona communities around the valley are gearing up for winter seeding and cutting back on water usage from the community’s turf areas. September is the best month to start transitioning your lawn for the winter Ryegrass. In addition to being more aesthetically pleasing than a brown lawn from the dormant Bermuda grass, maintaining a healthy green lawn all year provides the added benefit of keeping weeds under control.