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Arizona State Tree: The Palo Verde

At Moon Valley Nurseries, we carry multiple varieties of Palo Verdes so you can find the perfect option for you! Come to your nearest nursery and see ...

hedges

The Classic Italian Cypress

The Italian Cypress looks magnificent in any landscape and adds instant world charm to your yard or property. Watch the video below to learn more abou...

Tree Spotlight

The Arizona Favorite - Tipu Tree

The Tipu is one of our most popular trees to plant in Arizona. It is a tree that thrives in our desert environment. Listen to more of what our top nur...

hedges

Ficus Indian Laurel Hedges

Need to design a hedge for your new home or property? You cannot talk about hedges without talking about Indian Laurel Columns.   The Indian Laurel Co...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Plum Trees in the Southwest

Are you looking for a super juicy, delicious fruit? Well look no further, our Plum trees are one of the greatest stone fruit that can produce out here...

Grow Your Own Peach Trees

If hearing the phrase "peach pie" does not make you want to have this tree in your yard, I don't know what will. Nothing is better than walking out in...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Growing Arizona Sweet and Navel Oranges

Knock knock. Who's there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you going to plant these in your yard? Not my best knock knock joke but orange trees are some of ...

Oleander Spotlight

Oleanders are the resilient hedge that you can plant. We have multiple different types of oleanders from hedges, shrubs, and trees! These make for gre...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Nectarine Tree Spotlight

Nectarines grow here? Yes they do! We love to see the look on our customers face when they realize they can walk out into their yard and pick the best...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Citrus – the Fourth ‘C’ of Arizona

Any Phoenix native knows that the five C's of Arizona are copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate. The states most popular citrus included lemons,...

Tree Care

Be Prepared for Monsoon Storms

Learn How to Prep your Yard for Incoming Storms Prep Tips It is important to take care of your yard all year long so that your trees are always at opt...

Flowering Trees

Flowering Desert Trees for Arizona

Add Color to your Arizona Landscape So, here's a scenario: You've just bought a house in the middle of summer and in a brand-new development in Arizon...

Tree Care

Tree Care for Preventative Maintenance

Take Care of Your Trees Now and Save Yourself a Future Headache Arizona is a lovely place! The sunshine is abundant, the weather is fantastic, and the...

Monthly Tips

July Landscape and Garden Tips

How to Care for Your Yard and What to Plant in July Watering: We recommend watering early in the morning as this reduces the evaporation loss. Deep wa...

Design, Planting

Moon Valley Designers Help at Every Step

Get The First-Hand Experience Step into the shoes and experience what it’s like as a designer at Moon Valley Nurseries and how involved our designers ...

Planting, Community

The Moon Valley Planting Crew Goes the Extra Mile

Our Planting Crew Goes the Extra Mile for Every Landscape Job At Moon Valley Nurseries, our goal is to make your experience as simple as it can be fro...

Design

Our Design Consults are as Easy as 1-2-3

How does a Moon Valley Nurseries design consultation work? One of our most popular services is our landscape design consultations. No matter which loc...

Expert

3 Moon Valley Dwarf Hedges to Plant in Your Yard Now

Find the best dwarf hedges for your yard from our moon valley team in Arizona  Every Moon Valley Nurseries professional can answer any, and all, quest...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Low Chill Fruit Trees Perfect for Arizona

Way before Moon Valley Nurseries opened in 1995, our owner and his grandfather developed custom root stock guaranteed to produce excellent tasting fru...

Tree Spotlight

The Popular Mexican Lime Trees

Find the Best Mexican Lime trees only at the Moon! Find your nearest nursery and check out the Mexican Lime tee. You can even take a taste test right ...

Expert

Moon Valley Nurseries Exclusive Ficus nitida

learn more about Our Ficus Nitida (Indian Laurel)  from our moon valley team in mesa   Every nursery professional at Moon Valley can answer any questi...

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Moon Valley Nurseries Exclusive Majestic Ash

learn more about our majestic ash from our moon valley team in mesa   Every nursery professional at Moon Valley can answer any question you have about...

hedges

Hedges that Offer Your Home Privacy and More!

Hedges are always a great addition to your home and landscape for many reasons! They help reduce noise from roads, nearby parks or schools, and loud n...

Monthly Tips, Planting

Monthly Landscape Tips and Tricks for June

June is such a critical month when it comes to proper care of our landscapes. The weather is changing as we transition into summer and our yards might...

Spring, Planting

Best Trees to Plant Memorial Day Weekend

Moon Valley Trees are ready for Planting! This Memorial Day Weekend come and see which trees are looking gorgeous that would be perfect for your yard....

landscape tips

Get Outside With These 5 Late Spring Yard Projects

Homeowners know that owning a home means that there is always something to do! Sometimes those projects are not fun, like replacing gutters or upgradi...

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The Best Trees Exclusive to Moon Valley Nurseries

Twenty-Five Years Creating the Moon Valley Difference! There are many reasons that make Moon Valley Nurseries so much different than other nurseries i...

Monthly Tips, Spring

May Landscape Tips for Your Best Yard

Get your yard ready in May and be prepped for summer fun We are getting to the end of spring and the end of cool (cool-ish?) weather. While the summer...

Design, Summer

5 Ways to Create the Perfect Backyard for Entertaining

Every homeowner knows the importance of a healthy backyard. You take care of it, and it takes care of you. If you do not take care of it, weeds will g...

Tree Care

Happy Arbor Day 2019

Arbor Day is not just a day to think about trees and how amazing and important they are; it is about actually planting trees so that we can experience...

Happy Earth Day!

Moon Valley Nurseries has been growing trees for decades and we love knowing that we are making such a big difference in our communities because of al...

Spring, Planting

Celebrate Earth Day and Transform your Yard with Moon Valley Superior Trees

One of our favorite days to celebrate and remember is Earth Day (it is April 22nd, by the way so don’t forgot to celebrate in your own way). It is lik...

Insider

Moon Valley Nurseries Farms Growing Custom Trees for 25 Years

As we continue to celebrate our 25th anniversary of growing the best trees and designing thousands upon thousands of landscapes, we have to focus on o...

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Important Reasons to Take Care of Your Landscape All Year

Did you know that April is National Lawn and Garden Month? Seems fitting since we have probably spent more time outside this month than in January thr...

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Best April Landscape Tips to Keep Your Yard Healthy this Month

Not sure what to do for your landscape in April or where to get started? The April landscaping chores are a lot like what you were (hopefully) doing l...

Spring Planting Season Starts Now!

The 2019 spring season is now officially here, and the weather could not be more perfect! Most of you are probably enjoying spring training games, goi...

Spring Landscape and Garden Tips

We are only days away from entering the spring season (it officially starts March 20th). For Arizona, our spring season is even looking to match up wi...

Insider

25 years of Moon Valley Nurseries and How We Got Started

This year commemorates a significant milestone for Moon Valley. We have been growing trees, creating and rebuilding landscapes, and changing lives for...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Popular Ways to Use Your Stone Fruit

Benefits of Growing a Personal Fruit Garden Backyard farming and gardening have become a popular hobby over the last decade. There are many reasons th...

landscape tips

March Landscape Tips for Your Arizona Yard

Moon Valley Nurseries Yard March To-Do List It is kind of hard to believe that it is already March, especially since Arizona was hit with lots of rain...

Tree Care

How to Care for Frost-Damaged Trees

FROST-DAMAGED TREE CARE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO Watch our newest video on how to care for frost-damaged tree and other great tips to care for your trees i...

Winter Planting, Spring

Top Cold-Hardy Trees and Plants for Your Yard

While most places in the world cannot even think about planting anything until mid-late spring, Arizona is quite different. Our awesome weather gives ...

Tree Care

Moon Valley Nurseries Tree Care in Arizona

Did you know we have a tree care team? Moon Valley Nurseries is proud of all our trees we have to offer our customers because we grow almost every tre...

landscape tips, Products

Landscape Prep - Fertilizers for a Healthy Yard

SPRING LANDSCAPING      As much as it feels like the year has just barely begun, the weather is getting warmer every day and the outdoors is calling y...

Flowering Trees

Moon Valley Top 3 Flowering Trees of Spring

Add Color to Your Yard This Spring The sight of flowering trees in a yard can brighten up any neighborhood and add plenty of curb appeal. Flowering tr...

Monthly Tips, Roses

With February, Comes Roses

We are now at the time of the year when more trees and plants are ready to be planted. Now that we are in February, it’s a great time to start plantin...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

February Landscape & Garden Tips

The Month of Love and Loving to Work on Your Yard It is officially February, and if you have lived in Arizona long enough you should be familiar with ...

Top 3 Reasons to Plant Fast-Growing Trees

What is the benefit of planting fast-growers? 1. Shade When planted around your home, trees can create a completely different environment than what yo...

landscape tips, Products

Using Pre-Emergents to Control Weeds in Your Yard

Apply Pre-Emergent Herbicides Pre-emergent herbicide works by putting a chemical barrier down, in granular or liquid form, over the top of the soil. T...

landscape tips, Roses

January Tips to Care for Your Roses

  What a Lovely Thing a Rose is... ...And with the weather changing yet again, it is time to see how well our roses survived the winter and help them ...

Winter Planting, hedges

Best Hedges to Plant in the Winter

Hedges are very popular and there are several different types of bushes and trees that can be used to create a beautiful hedge. Hedges are useful for ...

Winter Planting

Top 5 Trees and Palms of Winter

Get a New Yard with New Trees for the New Year We love planting trees all year long, no matter what time of the year it might be! It doesn’t hurt that...

Design

Jump into the New Year with a New Yard

NEW YEAR, NEW YARD Starting a new year is amazing and comes with all the possibilities of what it can bring for you, your family, your friends, and ev...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips

January Landscape and Garden Tips

Make any Landscaping or Gardening Resolutions? If you’re thinking that you want to be outside more and try new things with your yard, you have come to...

Winter Landscape Tips, Products

Protecting Your Landscape from Freezing Winter Temperatures

Don’t Let your Shrubs Fall Victim to the Frost After a very enjoyable fall and early winter, the weather forecast for the upcoming weeks in the Valley...

Design, hedges

Top 10 Most-Asked Questions about Hedges

Why would I want hedges for my yard? The most obvious reason you want to have hedges added to your landscape is how awesome they can transform your ho...

Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting, Design

3 Things to Do for Your Yard in 2019

A new year brings so many new ideas, new plans, new goals, new everything! With the end of the year just around the corner, I’m sure most of us are st...

Winter Planting, knowledge base, hedges

Moon Valley’s Top 5 Absolute Evergreen Hedges

Hedges are such an amazing plant that can be added in any landscape and make it look 10 times better, no matter how great it was before the hedges cam...

‘Tis The Season for Christmas Trees

Moon Valley Christmas Trees are back Moon Valley Nurseries is happy to offer our community the best Christmas trees once again this year! These are th...

The Perfect Yard Starts with the Perfect Hedge

Fall Hedge over Heels with Your New Yard Hedges are great additions to your yard and useful for a number of reasons! They help reduce noise from roads...

Monthly Tips

December Landscape and Garden Tips

End of Year Care Tips to Keep your Yard Looking Great  There is no doubt about it - we are lucky to get to live in the Southwest and enjoy such differ...

knowledge base

Moon Valley’s Absolute Evergreen Collection

Natures Privacy Screen - All Year. All Green. If you are looking for a tree to add to your landscape that will stay green all year round, you want a M...

Industry Expert, Design

The Many Possibilities of Landscape Styles

Which Landscape is Best for You? Starting a landscape design is both very exciting and very scary at the same time. With a potential 28% increase in p...

Monthly Tips, knowledge base

November Landscape & Garden Tips

Get your Yard Ready for the Winter Holiday Season This is the time of year when the weather is finally beginning to change in Arizona and shifting int...

Expert, knowledge base

Our VIP Tree of Fall – The Majestic Ash

The Perfect Tree for the Perfect Yard This Majestic Ash tree is an evergreen seedless variety that stays greener than other ash varieties. They featur...

landscape tips, Fall Tips

Best Privacy Hedges to Plant in Fall

Build Your Private Oasis Before it’s Too Late to Plant  Hedges are one of the best ways to add value to your home and create a classic look to your la...

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Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now (And Care Tips)

Get to Planting Now for Some Delicious Fruit Right in Your Yard If you couldn’t tell, we love the fall season! Not only is it finally cool enough to e...

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The Trees of Fall

Fall is here and it's time to plant some trees!  The fall season is here, school is back in session, football is back on Sundays, and your excuses for...

Monthly Tips, knowledge base

October Landscape and Gardening Tips

Tips for Lawn Care and Plant Care  Arizona is finally turning back into the state that we ‘zonies love to brag about to the rest of the country! The w...

Monthly Tips, knowledge base

3 Reasons to Plant Trees in the Fall

  Fall is a great time to take care of your yard The fall season is the best time to start prepping and planning for those new additions you have been...

Insider, Flowering Trees

Top 5 Fall Flowering Trees and Plants

Ready to treat your yard to some color this fall? Any yard or landscape can benefit from having some color thrown in to it somewhere. An accent plant ...

Winter Landscape Tips, knowledge base

Tips and Tricks to Reseeding For Winter grass

RESEEDing your LAWN for winter Arizona is a beautiful place in the middle of the southwestern desert. While the desert and succulents can be pretty, w...

Expert, knowledge base

Fall Landscape Prep Guide

  Plant and Tree Care With the summer temperatures dropping a little more each day in Arizona, fall is a great time to start prepping your yard and ta...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

From our farms to your yard! No one does it better

Moon Valley Nurseries has got you covered whether you have a battered landscape or are looking for one of the best ways to increase property value wit...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

September Landscape and Garden Tips

The growing season is upon us! We are finally starting to come out of the hot summer and into cooler fall. We will greatly appreciate the cooler weath...

Insider, Industry Expert

TOP 5 FERTILIZERS & HOW TO USE THEM IN THE FALL

  With fall just around the corner, we want to keep our yard growing healthy. Now is the time of year when everything on your landscape will need the ...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

LABOR DAY RECIPES

Labor Day weekend is here! This is a time to gather friends and family, enjoy conversations and laughter, and eat delicious foods in our backyards. BB...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

Top 5 Palms for Landscapes

  Want to add a stunning focal point to your landscape? Or, perhaps, you want to bring a little bit of that tropical vacation feeling to your home. Wh...

Insider, Expert, landscape tips

Top 3 Ways to Recover From Summer

This summer has been a hot one and your plants need some help recovering and getting ready for fall! After many 100+ days and monsoons, our landscapes...

Industry Expert, landscape tips

Essentials To Landscaping

The perfect yard starts with the perfect plan. Let’s think about this for a second. No one wants to have an ugly or inadequate landscape. It makes you...

Industry Expert, landscape tips

Landscape Around Your Pool!

The Best Plants for Pool Landscaping We all know the importance of landscaping around our homes; it increases property value and brings a personal tou...

landscape tips

Landscape and Garden Tips for August

Landscaping in August may seem challenging. After all, going outside can feel like you’ve just stepped inside an oven. However, this is a great time t...

landscape tips

How to Keep Trees and Plants Looking Amazing in the Summer

It’s summer, and this can be a stressful time for trees and plants. After all, the days are longer and the sun is stronger. Here in Arizona, it’s well...

Insider

Best Evergreens for Summer

It’s summertime, and while it’s hot and dry, some drought-tolerant evergreen trees can keep their good looks all summer long. These trees are some of ...

Expert, knowledge base

Superior Fast-Growing Evergreen Trees

Summer can be a rough time, the heat and the sun bearing down on us. Plants and trees tend to lose their vibrancy. Our AC is on at all times, making o...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

Types of Evergreen Trees

Looking for a tree that will stay green all year round? You want an evergreen tree! Evergreen trees keep their green leaves throughout the year, provi...

landscape tips, knowledge base

5 Best Front Yard Landscape Trees

You can sense it when it feels like you’re on display in your personal outdoor space. It’s a feeling that can make it a little harder to relax and enj...

knowledge base

Unique Small Evergreens for Landscape

Small evergreens can bring lots of color and character to any size landscape. These are some of the most valued plants in the landscape because they r...

knowledge base

The Moon Valley Difference: How We Grow and Plant the Best Trees

Moon Valley Nurseries only hires the best of the best! Every year, we take top honors as the best nursery, voted on by the residents in the area. It i...

landscape tips

Landscape And Garden Tips for July

  Tips to Keep Your Landscape Looking Good All Summer Long   It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Well, the heat may be putting a bit of a damper ...

Flowering Trees

The World Famous Tipu Tree

  Tipu Tree: Tree of the Week One of the best shade trees you can find anywhere is the Tipu tree! Yes, this semi-evergreen tree with an unusual name i...

Expert

Why Hedges are Perfect for Any Landscape

The perfect yard should always have privacy in mind. After all, if your goal is to spend lots of quality time outdoors with your friends and family, t...

knowledge base

The Moon Valley Difference – Our Service and Our Quality!

Anyone that has visited Moon Valley Nurseries is sure to tell you the same thing – they have the biggest and most beautiful trees and plants they have...

knowledge base

5 Tips for Caring for Palm Trees in Arizona

Copyright: humannet / 123RF Stock Photo Palm trees are a common sight in the Phoenix area. There are beautiful palms lining walkways at Arizona State ...

knowledge base

The Importance of Fertilizing Your Trees in The Summer

As summer is here in Arizona, we need to act now and fertilize our trees before it’s too hot. Yes, trees need a little help just like our flowers and ...

Expert

Chinese Elm Trees Create Shade!

The Chinese Elm is a favorite shade tree in the United States, especially in Arizona. Do we ever get used to the summertime heat? Some people do. The ...

landscape tips

Caring for Palms in the Summer

The lush, tropical appearance and majestic silhouette of palms can bring lots of interest, beauty, shade and much more to our Arizona landscape. We ca...

landscape tips

Landscape and Garden Tips for June

It’s June, and here in Phoenix, it is often the hottest, driest, and sunniest month of the year. Yep, temperatures are soaring, and we can plan on tri...

landscape tips

How to Prepare Your Landscape for Summer

Is your landscape ready for the summer? We can do some things to prepare for the summer sizzle so that we can have a beautiful yard throughout the hot...

Insider, Industry Expert

TOP 5 FERTILIZERS & HOW TO USE THEM

  With spring already here and summer on its way, we want to keep our yard growing healthy. Now is the time of year when everything on your landscape ...

Insider, Industry Expert

Think before you Irrigate!

Think Before You Irrigate As summer quickly approaches, and temperatures are starting to rise, we should get outside and do all those yard projects we...

Insider, Expert

Top 5 reasons to plant shade now

There’s nothing like sitting under a big shade tree to get away from the hot summer sun. We can all attest to that. But there are many other reasons w...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Top 5 Reasons to Plant Citrus and Fruit Trees

  The Many Benefits of Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Growing fruit at home is smart gardening. Below are five of the best reasons to plant citrus and fru...

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Trees or Sod First

This is the time that we are looking to revamp our yards and start big landscaping projects. And, most people think that they need to start with the s...

Insider, knowledge base

Best Trees by pools

Everyone enjoys a nice refreshing dip in the pool during our hot Arizona summers. And we can help make that pool area even more enjoyable. By adding t...

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May Landscape and Garden Tips

It’s May, and even though it’s starting to heat up around Phoenix, we can keep our desert garden healthy throughout the month and beyond. Yes, summer ...

landscape tips

How to Create the Perfect Meditation Garden

  Be at Peace with the Perfect Plants   Copyright: ipopba / 123RF Stock Photo Creating a special place to relax can seem like an overwhelming task if ...

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How to Create a Succulent Garden: Growing Succulents Outdoors

Create a succulent garden and enjoy a colorful landscape filled with a broad range of diverse plants that thrive in our dry climate! That’s right. One...

Expert

15-Month Warranty – Trees Make Life Better!

Moon Valley Nurseries is proud to offer the best warranty in the industry! Our incredible 15-month warranty is an excellent value for our customers. T...

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Steps to Successful Design Consultation: Ready, Set, Go!

Is there a right or wrong way to landscape your yard? The short answer is no. However, a good strategy is a crucial factor to success. Successful land...

landscape tips, knowledge base

Why Planting Trees is Important: Earth Day, Every Day!

Copyright: 1xpert / 123RF Stock Photo Plant a tree for Earth Day! Sometimes we need a little reminder that this blue planet we are on is vulnerable an...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

10 Recipes That Can Make the Most of Limes

We are kind of obsessed with limes. With so many tasty recipes, how can we not be a little head over heels for the fruit that can add a little zing an...

Insider, landscape tips

5 Hedges of Spring to Create Privacy

If privatizing your yard is a top priority, these five hedges of spring can help! Springtime has arrived, and the weather is perfect for enjoying our ...

landscape tips

Plant these Trees of Spring for Shade, Privacy and Beauty

Spring has arrived, and it is the perfect time to start planting beautiful trees. The warmer weather and longer days have awoken our trees of spring. ...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips, gardening

April Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips for AZ

April is here, and spring is in full bloom! Time to celebrate, and it is also time for our monthly landscape and garden tips! In Arizona, we are enjoy...

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7 Plants That Keep Bugs Away from Arizona Yards

The days are getting longer, and the weather is perfect for going on a hike on one of the many trails in Arizona. The Arizona Diamondbacks are getting...

landscape tips

Types of Palms To Plant in spring

Springtime is here, and it is the best time to plant the palms of spring. By planting these palms, we can have the essence of the tropics in our backy...

Flowering Trees

5 Best Purple Flowering Trees

We can enjoy the beautiful sight of purple flowering trees on any size landscape! It is true. We can still enjoy all the benefits of these flowering t...

Flowering Trees

5 Best Yellow Flowering Trees

Yellow flowering trees can add plenty of interest to our landscape. We can add some leafy eye candy to our space that is sure to attract all the right...

landscape tips

How to Find the Best Climbing Vines to Use in Our Landscape

Climbing vines are an essential part of any beautiful landscape. We like to use them to hide unsightly features on fences, and they can add a touch of...

landscape tips

Why We Love Ash Trees in Our Landscape

Ash trees, we love them! These fast-growing trees are ideal for use as a street tree, lawn or patio tree, and they can create plenty of shade, too! If...

landscape tips, gardening

Container Gardening: Grow Herbs and Vegetables the Easy Way!

One of the best reasons to love container gardening is because we can get a higher yield of vegetables with less work! It is true! Growing herbs and v...

landscape tips

Your Guide to a Weed Free Yard!

Right now, the weeds in your lawn may look small, but they will multiply and get big, especially now that our weather is starting to heat up. No one l...

landscape tips

How to Xeriscape Your Yard with Cacti and Agave

We can plant cacti and agave in our yard and live a green lifestyle without sacrificing beauty! Water is a limited resource where we live, so when we ...

Industry Expert

From Seed to Tree: Experience the Moon Valley Difference

What do we mean when we want you to experience the Moon Valley difference? What started with one small location in the Moon Valley neighborhood in Pho...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

How To Create Your Own Fruit Garden

Imagine waking up to a variety of fruits right outside your back door. How about enjoying a peaceful moment in a beautiful backyard seating area where...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

All About the Oranges Perfect for Growing in our Climate

Oranges, we love them. These juicy, nutritious fruits can strengthen our emotional body and encourage a general feeling of joy, well-being, and happin...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Trovita Oranges: A Desert Favorite

Copyright: peachloveu / 123RF Stock Photo  The Trovita orange tree is a favorite throughout the Southwest because they can produce an abundance of swe...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

How to Plant and Grow Peach Trees in our Backyard!

Copyright: natazhekova / 123RF Stock Photo Peaches are delicious, nutritious, and we can grow them with nothing suspicious. Grow an edible garden and ...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Valencia Oranges – Learn How to Grow this Juicy Favorite!

Copyright: edu1971 / 123RF Stock Photo Summertime is the ripe time for Valencia oranges, and the perfect time to gather our friends and family, fire u...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

How to Grow the Easy to Peel and Eat Navel Oranges!

Copyright: mandameeca / 123RF Stock Photo Navel orange season is here, so let’s celebrate! Picking juicy and sweet navel oranges right off the tree is...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Live the Sweet Life: Plant an Arizona Sweet Orange Tree!

Copyright: lauria / 123RF Stock Photo The scent of sweet orange blossoms in the air and one bite of sweet and juicy Arizona oranges is one of life’s s...

March Landscape Tips That We Can Use For the Garden Too!

Winter, we hardly knew you. Spring is here, and this is the perfect time to plant the trees, shrubs, and other plants in our yard that can attract but...

gardening, Flowering Trees

Flowering Trees to Brighten Up our Neighborhood

The sight of flowering trees in a yard can brighten up any neighborhood, and add plenty of curb appeal along the way. Flowering trees can give height ...

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Common Spring Insects and How to Deal with Them

Copyright: radub85 / 123RF Stock Photo Spring insects bugging you? The last thing we want to worry about are insects wreaking havoc on our raised bed ...

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Fall in Love with Your Yard! Valentines Day Roses and SO MUCH MORE!

Copyright: maria111 / 123RF Stock Photo Fall in love with your yard, again! Your landscape is starting to wake up from its slumber, and this is the pe...

landscape tips

Spring Lawn Care: How to Transition Your Lawn from Winter to Spring

Spring, we love it for many reasons. Things are starting anew, fragrant blossoms fill the air, butterflies are arriving, and the boys of summer are ge...

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Spring Fertilizer Season Starts Now: Start fertilizing Your Landscape!

Spring fertilizing starts now. The spring season symbolizes rebirth and renewal, and this is the time when many plants begin to grow and flower. The p...

landscape tips

Landscape and Garden Tips for February

Be inspired by  your surroundings. You can see that flowering trees and stone fruit flower bouquets are starting to brighten up the neighborhoods, and...

21 Things to do with Meyer Lemons [with Recipe Links]

Copyright: bhofack2 / 123RF Stock Photo Meyer lemons are much sweeter than other lemons and have an intoxicating aroma that helps to make these plump,...

Expert, knowledge base

How to Prune Deciduous Trees

  Learn How to Prune Deciduous Trees Like an Expert! Prune deciduous trees in the winter because the weather is perfect for working outside and since ...

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Pre-Emergent Herbicides Prevents Weeds!

  Pre-Emergent Herbicides: Apply Them Now!   Raise your hand if you love to pull weeds! If you’re like us, you kept your hands down, way down. After a...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

Get Your Yard Ready for Spring

  Get Your Yard Ready for Spring: To Do List   Remove weeds - You can click here to read all about it! Clean up – Rake matted leaves so that the plant...

Winter Planting, landscape tips, knowledge base

Trees and Plants Can Prevent Soil Erosion

Water, it's the primary cause of erosion, and when we get heavy rains in our area, the impact loosens the material bonding the topsoil together. And f...

Monthly Tips, Industry Expert

Landscape and Garden Tips for January

 Tips to a Healthy New Yard for the New Year!   Start 2018 off right by taking better care of your landscape! Taking better care of your landscape yie...

Insider, knowledge base

Plant Now for Summer Shade

  A New Year with a New Yard and Shade!   Planting trees for the new year can mean that you can have that cooling shade coverage in time for what is s...

Christmas Trees

Recycle Christmas Trees and More!

Christmas is over, and as such, so is the lifespan of that once beautiful, aromatic, real Christmas tree you purchased at one of our Moon Valley Nurse...

Insider, Expert, Winter Planting, knowledge base

Quick Guide: Chill Hours

Stone fruit trees love cold weather. In fact, stone fruit trees will tend to produce the most fruit when it’s nice and chilly outside, with the right ...

Insider, Expert, Winter Landscape Tips

Moon Juice to the Rescue!

Moon Juice is great for trees and plants all year long! It’s true! In fact, our Super Charged Moon Juice is especially useful in helping trees and pla...

Winter Planting, knowledge base

The Best Trees of Winter

  Take Advantage of these Prime Planting Conditions! Right now is the best time to plant the best trees of winter! Unlike much of the east coast, we g...

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Landscape and Garden Tips (December)

No doubt about it. We’re fortunate to live in the Southwest. While much of the east coast of the USA is busy shoveling snow off their driveways and sc...

Why We Sell the Freshest and Most Fragrant Real Christmas Trees

Moon Valley Nurseries real Christmas trees are the freshest and the most fragrant you will find anywhere! Our premium-quality trees are grown in the P...

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Trees and Plants Make Perfect Gifts!

Give the gift that keeps on giving – trees and plants! That’s right, why not give a gift that grows with you and one that can also bring beauty, priva...

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How To Prepare Your Yard For Cooler Weather

Winter is coming, and this means cooler temperatures are headed our way. Our upcoming winter also means that we need to start adjusting water timers f...

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3 Best Trees and Shrubs to Plant Right Now

There is no doubt about it, right now is an excellent time to plant a variety of trees and shrubs! That’s right, many trees and shrubs thrive during t...

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Mexican Fan Palms: Arizona’s Tree of the Week

The Mexican Fan Palm is our tree of the week in Arizona! These local favorites are a staple in our area, where their appearance brings a relaxing, cal...

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Fruiting Olive VS Fruitless Olive Trees: Which Do You Need?

Fruiting olive and fruitless olive tree varieties have a lot of things in common. They are both spectacular landscape trees that can provide shade, an...

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Landscape and Garden Tips (November)

It’s already November, and if you look around our area, you can see that some trees are adjusting to the cooler temperatures and are changing color an...

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How to Care for Raywood Ash

The Raywood Ash is our tree of the week for Arizona! We love these deciduous trees, and they put on a spectacular show when their beautiful dark green...

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Financing to Fit Your Needs!

  Complete Your Purchase Before the Holidays! Is a new and beautiful landscape the number one thing on your holiday wish list? Do you dream of a beaut...

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Brazilian Pepper Tree Care Guide

The Brazilian Pepper is our tree of the week in Arizona! It’s easy to see why, after all, the Brazilian Pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) offers ...

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Best Time to Plant Palms

Palms, we love them. Just the sight of them can bring back memories of the time you got away from it all when you got to lay in a hammock, surrounded ...

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VIP Service - The Moon Valley Nurseries Way!

VIP, a very important person – that’s how we treat every single one of our customers. In fact, we offer VIP services, from our top-notch landscape des...

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Nevada October Landscape and Garden Tips

The weather is starting to cool down, and this also means that this is one of the best times to plant! There’s no need to gamble with the trees and pl...

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California October Landscape and Garden Tips

Trees, vegetables, citrus, fruits, avocados, nuts, flowers, palms, cacti, succulents. Yes, we can grow almost anything in Southern California, and for...

Monthly Landscape and Garden Tips (October)

  Expert Landscape and Garden  Advice for Arizona!  We've survived the summer heat and so has our landscape, so let's celebrate! For our trees and pla...

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How to Care for Roses

When it comes to romance, few things compare to saying what’s on your mind than a bouquet of a dozen roses. They are beautiful and fragrant, and besid...

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Roses Are a Landscaping Favorite!

Take time to smell the roses. Growing a rose garden is the best way to wake up and smell the roses so that you can get your day started right! We love...

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From Our Farms to Your Yard! No One Does It Better!

Moon Valley Nurseries has got you covered whether you have a battered landscape due to the stress of summer or are looking for one of the best ways to...

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How to Care for Chinese Pistache Trees in Las Vegas

Chinese Pistache, we love to grow them and plant them. After all, we are the grower of these beautiful big trees with the vibrant fall colors that bri...

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How to Care for Chinese Pistache Trees

Chinese Pistache, we love to grow them and plant them. After all, we are the grower of these beautiful big trees with the vibrant fall colors that bri...

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Planning a Nursery Visit? We Got You Covered!

Tips on what you'll need to prepare you for your next nursery visit! Landscaping, when it comes down to it, is all just opinions. There are no right o...

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Why King Palms are the Best Palms in California

All hail the King, Archontophoenix alexandrae! Alexander King Palms are rightfully named, after all, they are a staple in many of the most impressive ...

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How to Properly Reseed for Winter Lawn in AZ/NV

The Southwest is a beautiful place, and though we live in an arid environment, we welcome any greenery, especially from our grass lawns. So whether we...

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Why You Should Consider Privacy Yard Ideas

Creating outdoor privacy, we all want it for our home and families and as great as backyard fences can be, choosing something natural can be much more...

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How to Grow Tipu Trees

How to Grow and Care for Tipu Trees Tipu trees are a welcome addition to any landscape, especially in the desert communities where massive shade is al...

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What are Coastal Aspen Trees?

Southern California, what’s not to love about where we live – we have a beautiful ocean and coastline, sprawling mountains, and living deserts as well...

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Plumerias: More Than Beautifully Fragrant Flowers

Plumerias, we love them for their vibrantly-colored flowers with a sweet fragrance that delights the senses. People become obsessed with the plumeria ...

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How to Grow Tipu Trees in Southern California

If you are traveling throughout Southern California, from San Diego to Santa Barbara, you are likely to catch sight of one of the greatest shade trees...

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Why Fall is the Best Time to Plant Trees

Best Time to Plant Trees is Just a Few Weeks Away! The fall season is the best time to plant trees, whether you live in Arizona, California or Nevada....

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Why You Should Buy Specimen Trees - Get Trees To Climb Now!

Hug a tree. It’s good for you. Of course, unlike a big tree, with a “starter tree” there is not much there to lovingly wrap your arms around. Mature t...

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How to Properly Care for a Crape Myrtle in Southern California

Crape Myrtles, we all love the sight of these heat-loving beauties in bloom, and in Southern California, it is not unusual to witness the glorious sig...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (September)

Planting season is finally here! The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days is the perfect sign that the fall planting season has arrived!  Trees ...

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips For Southern California (September)

Planting season is finally here! The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days is the perfect sign that the fall planting season has arrived!  Trees ...

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How to Grow a Crape Myrtle in San Diego

Growing Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia) trees in San Diego is easy and an excellent way to brighten up any landscape with color! You can see this heat-lo...

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Create Instant Shade For Kids & Pets

Picture the perfect backyard area for your kids and pets.  It has lush comfy green grass, a sandbox for sand castles, playground equiptment for advent...

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How To Liven Up Your Yard With Great Landscaping Ideas

A beautiful landscape is a sure-fire way to increase property value. From xeriscape to tropical designs, to curb appeal makeovers and backyard transfo...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips For Southern California (August)

Expert advice to help make your home the best on the block  How to water, what to plant, mulch, fertilizer, and more! Just like that it's starting to ...

Monthly Tips

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (August)

Expert advice to help make your home the best on the block  How to water, what to plant, mulch, fertilizer, and more! Depending on who you are, August...

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Valley High School Football Sponsorships Is Back For Its Fourth Year

Help Your school win Sponsorship money  Voting ends August 6th! PHOENIX (Friday, July 21, 2017) -- Moon Valley Nurseries, America's largest box tree g...

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What Makes Our Piru Queen Palm So Special

Piru Queen Palms From Moon Valley Nurseries are the best  Plant one today! One of the great things about living in our region is the backyard pool. Wh...

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Best Monsoon Storm Trees

What Trees handle the monsoon best?  Plus they are great for shade and color! While the monsoon season bring much-needed rain and cooler temperatures ...

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Supercharged Moon Juice & How It Helps Trees In The Summer

Keep your trees and plants with this amazing fertilizer  You'll see the results in no time! Summer is a stressful time for the material on our landsca...

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Why Box Trees Are Better Than Field Dug Trees

Learn Why MooN Valley Nurseries Has The Best Trees Box trees are the best for a reason! You’ve probably seen our advertisements proudly declaring that...

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Proper Care For Fruit & Citrus Trees In The Summer

Proper care for your fruit and citrus trees will give you a bontiful harvest Super easy tasks that anyone can do! Summer is here and if you have been ...

For The Best Trees On Earth Go Straight To The Moon

Learn Why MooN Valley Nurseries Has The Best Trees They really are from out of this world! At Moon Valley Nurseries, we always say "for the best trees...

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips For Southern California (July)

 Keep your landscape looking good all summer long How to water, what to plant and more! Just like that it's starting to get hot out...well for our sta...

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (July)

 Keep your landscape looking good all summer long How to water, what to plant and more!   We are just one month into the three month summer season tha...

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How To Create A Layered Backyard

 Become the envy of your neighborhood Learn the tricks the pros use!  In every neighborhood, no matter where you live, there is always the home with t...

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How To Care For Succulents In Southern California

 Keep your succulents looking good all year long Easy steps anyone can do! Succulents are an amazing addition to any landscape and they get extra bonu...

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How to Create a Tuscany Style Backyard

 Bring Italy to your home You'll think you're in the Italian countryside! Have you always dreamed of bringing back the romance and luxury of the Tusca...

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How To Properly Care For Your Tree In the Summer

 must read for a fantastic landscape all summer Tips and tricks from our nursery pros! Summer is here and with it comes special requirements on how we...

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Common Tree Trimming Mistakes

 Top trees for amazing pink flowers You'll be the envy of the neighborhood! a Many customers don’t understand the value of having your trees and plant...

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Top Palms To Plant This Summer

 Never too hot to plant moon valley trees Create a tropical paradise! Stuck at home this summer with no vacation plans? Well, why not bring the tropic...

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Top 3 Landscape Mistakes Everyone Makes

 Avoid these common landscaping mistakes A must read for every homeowner! Landscaping a home can be a very nerve-racking time. There is a lot that goe...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (June)

Learn the tips and tricks from our pros  Keep your lawn looking great all summer! Just like that, the summer temperatures have arrived and unfortunate...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips For California (June)

Learn the tips and tricks from our nursery pros  Keep your lawn looking great all summer! While the majority of the country is starting to heat up in ...

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Create Your Own Staycation In Your Backyard

Top trees and palms to plant this summer  Your pool will be the envy of the neighborhood! Summer has arrived and as the temperature starts to rise we ...

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Why June Gloom Is The Best Time To Plant In California

Learn the Reasons Why It Is Important to plant now  Do not delay, this is the best time to plant! June Gloom has arrived and while it may dampen our o...

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Reap The Rewards Of Growing Your Own Avocado Grove!

Grow Your Own Edible Landscape  Avocado Trees! Avocados, people all over the world love them, and here in the Southwest, the Hass avocado is one of th...

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How To Prepare Your Lawn For The Summer

Learn the tips and tricks from our pros  Keep your lawn looking great all summer! While we have all been enjoying this amazing late-spring weather we ...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (May)

Depending on where you live in our region, spring is either in full swing still (we're quite jealous of that) or the spring season is coming to a clos...

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Top Trees For Pink Flowers In Spring And Summer

 Top trees To Add pink flowers in Your Yard You'll be the envy of the neighborhood!  Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season ...

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Top Health Benefits Of Landscaping

We all have crazy and fast-paced lives. Between the 40+ hour work weeks, what seems to be endless commitments to family and friends, and the random er...

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Top 5 Fertilizers & How To Use Them

Tips from our nursery pros for great growth all year long Fertilizers for everything on your landscape With spring already here and summer on its way,...

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (April)

Spring is in full swing which means that right now is the absolute best time to plant everything. Flowers are popping, our fruit and citrus trees are ...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Eat What You Grow

It's pretty safe to say that this time of year is the best. Flowers are everywhere, deciduous trees are starting to leaf out again, our veggie gardens...

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How to Prevent, Control, & Remove Aphids & Other Insects

Tips from our nursery pros for an aphid and insects free yard How to Prevent, Control & Remove The spring season is officially here and while you're o...

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Guide To A Weed Free Yard

Tips from our nursery pros for a weed free yard this spring and Summer How to remove, how to prevent, and additional tips The spring season is here an...

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (March)

Tips from our nursery pros for a perfect March landscape Purple Lead Plum, Tipu, Majestic Ash, and more Just like that, the spring season is here. Bir...

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Top Trees For Yellow Flowers In Spring And Summer

PLANT NOW FOR BEAUTIFUL Yellow FLOWERS THIS SPRING AND SUMMER Tipu, Museum Palo Verde, Thevetia, and more Flowering trees are one of the best signs th...

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How To Landscape A Home For A Quick Sale

  When it comes to selling a home or even your home competition can be tough and you're always going to want to have that unique edge over the other h...

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Swimming Season Is Here Is Your Yard Ready

 Big palms, little palms and more You'll have the best pool in the neighborhood! With the weather starting to warm up that means epic pool parties and...

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Majestic Ash: The Best Shade Tree For Your Home

Majestic Ash Is A Fantastic Shade Tree The Amazing Benefits of The Majestic Ash Shade trees have so many beneficial qualities that it's hard to keep t...

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Ficus

Ficus All About the Ficus Dark green leaves and thick canopy’s, contrasting with beautifully colored white trunks. These are a just a few of the chara...

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Top Trees For Red Flowers in Spring And Summer

PLANT NOW FOR BEAUTIFUL Red FLOWERS THIS SPRING AND SUMMER Lemon Bottlebrush, Crape Myrtle, Oleander, and more Flowering trees are one of the best sig...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (February)

Tips From Our Pros For a Perfect February Landscape Ficus, California Pepper, Carolina Cherry, and more Trees are starting the flower out, stone fruit...

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Top Trees For White Flowers In Spring And Summer

Plant Now For Beautiful White Flowers This Spring and summer Magnolia, Crape Myrtle, Japanese Privet, and more Flowering trees are one of the best sig...

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Top 5 Stone & Soft Fruit Trees To Plant Right Now

Plant Now for a Fruitful Harvest this Season Stone Fruit, Soft Fruit, Nuts Trees and More! There are a few moments better than being able to walk outs...

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Top Trees For Purple Flowers In Spring And Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season is here. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering...

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Learn How Trees Can Help You Save On Your Electricity Bills

Start saving today Tips from our nursery pros! Let’s face it, energy is a resource that is bound to be more expensive in the future. Living comfortabl...

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Don't plant central valley olive trees!

  CENTRAL VALLEY OLIVES AND THEIR IMPACT ON HOMEOWNERS Don't be fooled by cheap trees! Beautiful silver green foliage with lacy arching branches combi...

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Landscaping With Succulents in Southern California

Proper watering, soil, light and more Keep those succulents looking good all year long! Contrasting colors, unique growth patterns, and minimal mainte...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (January)

What to plant, how to water and more Keep your landscape looking the best in the neighborhood! The New Year is here and let's kick it off by taking be...

Christmas Trees

Environmentally Friendly Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree 

Real Christmas trees are beautiful, especially the ones available at Moon Valley Nurseries Christmas Tree Lots. The aroma, the perky needles, the gree...

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New Year, New Landscape - What To Do In Your Landscape For 2017

The New Year is right around the corner and so are fresh starts. If you've been looking at that landscape make it a New Year's resolution to finally d...

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Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (December)

The winter season has finally arrived and that means changes to how we care for our trees and shrubs on our landscapes. To help homeowners prepare for...

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How to Keep Grass Green All Winter Long

Lawn tips from the pros for winter lawn It’s easy to take for granted just how wonderful it is to be living in the Phoenix and Las Vegas area. Sure, i...

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Tips For Buying & Caring For Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

There’s nothing quite like a freshly-cut Christmas tree to trigger the senses of the most wonderful time of the year. A fresh-cut tree fills the home ...

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Top Trees To Plant In The Winter

The winter season is a fantastic season to plant in The winter season has finally arrived. It's time to dust off the Christmas lights, prepare your ho...

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November Landscape and Garden Tips

Winter Watering, Fertilizing, What Trees to Plant Now and More In this months issue of November Landscape and Garden Tips, we have a wealth of informa...

How To Create Instant Privacy With Trees & Hedges

Unwanted views, nosy neighbors, sound from a road, or even a bright street light are a few reasons why people like to create privacy for their landsca...

Top Reasons To Plant In The Fall Season

The fall season is finally here and with it comes the most ideal planting season for our region. If you've been thinking about adding that shade tree ...

October Landscape & Garden Tips

The fall season has finally arrived and as always it's the best time to plant. The combination of cool days and even cooler evenings allows the soil t...

Top 5 Trees For Fall Flowers

Beautiful blooms of vibrant eye-catching flowers aren't just limited to the spring and summer seasons. We fortunately live in an excellent region that...

September Landscape & Garden Tips

Planting season is finally here! The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days is the perfect sign that the fall planting season has arrived!  Trees ...

Trees Of Fall

Where has the year gone by? Just like that, school is back in session, football games are being played again, and yes, the temperature is slowly dropp...

August Landscape & Garden Tips

The month of August already gets a bad rap. The month of August always get a bad rap. Maybe it's because school is back in session or  maybe it's beca...

Top 5 Selling Trees

We’re still knee-deep in the middle of the summer season, and it seems literally impossible to think that cooler days are approaching...even if that i...

Top Flowering Trees & Shrubs to Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies

When you walk around any of our Moon Valley Nursery locations you can’t help but notice all of the ‘activity’ surrounding all of our flowering trees a...

July Landscape & Garden Tips

When did July get here? It seems like just last week we were tending to our nurseries in perfect spring weather. Whether or not we want to accept the ...

Top 10 Trees & Shrubs For A Privacy Hedge

A common question at our nurseries are our customers seeking privacy,  and with so many tree and shrub vanities to choose from it may seem like a daun...

Top 5 Palm Trees To Plant This Summer

It's never too hot to plant Moon valley palms  Top palms to plant in this summer heat! With temperatures approaching near triple digits this weekend i...

June Landscape & Garden Tips

Our region is a big one and throughout June different areas will see different types of weather and temperatures. This is why June is such a critical ...

Recipe Of The Week: Memorial Day Special!

Memorial Day Weekend is here and before we break out the grill we would like to take a moment to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our f...

Trees of Summer: Shade, Flowering, Palm, & More!

Summer is right around the corner whether we want to believe it or not.  Now, the summer heat may at times be unbearable for us, but for certain trees...

Top 10 Drink Recipes Using Homegrown Fruit & Citrus

Summer is here and with the kids out of school you'll be looking for daily activities to keep them busy all summer long. One activity that is super ea...

Recipes Of The Week: BBQ Style!

Summer is right around the corner, and it's time to get the invites ready, blow the dust off the grill and clean up the backyard for an awesome summer...

Give The Soil In Your Landscape A Much-Needed Boost!

If you have traveled throughout the western United States you know just how diverse it can be. In just a few short hours, you can travel from the dese...

May Landscape & Garden Tips

Whether we want to admit it or not, summer is coming. That's the bad news. The good news is that because summer has yet to arrive, we still have a few...

Moon Royale: The Secret To Keeping Your Lawn Looking Green

With the spring season in full swing and the temperature beginning to warm up, it is time to start thinking about getting your yard growing again. Eve...

Happy Earth Day! - April 22, 2016

In celebration of Earth Day, Moon Valley Nurseries donated a Sissoo tree to the Discovery Is Growing Gardens at Simis (DIGGS) program at Madison Simis...

Moon Dust: The All Purpose Tree & Plant Food

The spring season isn't over yet and luckily for us we still have time to extend the season for our landscapes with some essential nutrients.    - Cli...

The Moon Valley Nursery Checklist

To some, buying trees can seem like an intimidating task, not everyone is born with the knowledge of what to plant, where to plant it, and what plants...

Grow Your Legacy Tree Today

All across the world, there are special places where legacies were made. Some of these places can be hundreds of miles away, and some of them are in o...

April Landscape & Garden Tips

Colorful flowers are blooming on trees and shrubs, the weather is slowly warming up, and the intoxicating aromas of citrus blossoms are starting to fi...

The Secret to Healthy Palms

On our daily commute to our nurseries, we can't help but notice all the yellow palm trees in peoples landscape! The good news is that this can be easi...

Our 10 Favorite Flowering Trees For Summer

Beautiful blooms of fresh flowers aren't just limited to spring.  There are many trees that thrive in our climate during the summer and some of them p...

Plant Today For Shade Tomorrow

The spring season is finally here and it is in full swing! The weather is spectacular, flowers are blooming everywhere, the wonderful aroma of citrus ...

10 Landscaping Tips That Can add Curb Appeal & Value to Your Home

Whether you’re a buyer or seller, the first impression of your home can make or break a deal, and it is quite often a home’s landscaping is overlooked...

Many Ways To Use Hollywood Hedges

In landscapes, hedges have a wide range of use. They can be used to define a border, create privacy, add color, spruce up an entryway, or to block unw...

How To Create A Outdoor Oasis With Palms, Trees, & Shrubs

How many times have you wanted to bring home that lush and tropical vegetation from your trip to Hawaii, Costa Rica, Aruba, or anywhere else in the wo...

March Landscape & Garden Tips

Colorful flowers are blooming on trees and shrubs, the weather is slowly warming up, and the intoxicating aromas of citrus blossoms are starting to fi...

Top 5 Hollywood Style Hedges

In landscapes, hedges are most commonly used to define a border, create a sound barrier, or create privacy. To have this year-round appeal on your lan...

The Moon Valley Difference

Moon Valley Nurseries started with one small location in a neighborhood just north of downtown Phoenix known as Moon Valley. From there, we have grown...

Top Reasons To Grow Your Own Fruit & Citrus

Living in the Western United States has many perks. The sun is always shining, striking mountains dominate our views, and our climate is an ideal area...

Top Houseplants That Purify Indoor Air

Houseplants can do more than just add some well-placed greenery to your home, apartment or office. In the late 1980’s, a Clean Air Study led by NASA p...

Brazilian Pepper: Shade Tree With Splashes of Color

Those of us who live in the Western United States know how important shade is when the summer months set in. One of the most common questions we get i...

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February Landscape & Garden Tips

February is here which marks the beginning of the transition from the winter season to the spring season. There is no better time than now to prepare ...

The Moon Valley Difference

Moon Valley Nurseries started with one small location and now more than 20 years later we are America's largest box tree grower. We are your one stop ...

5 Shrubs That Thrive In Partial Sun

Unless you’re living on the sun, it is almost guaranteed that there are a few areas of your landscape that spend most of their time in the shade. Due ...

January Landscape & Garden Tips

Let’s kick off 2016 with a few tips on taking better care of the material in our landscape. January is a great month to prepare our landscapes for the...

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When It Rains, It Grows

Take advantage of the recent rain and help your yard grow. Get out in your yard and fertilize your trees and plants and let Mother Nature drive the nu...

El Niño Expected To Bring Heavy Rain To Western U.S.

All signs are pointing to a strong El Nino event in 2015 which means much-needed record rain the Southwestern United States.  Recent observations from...

5 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree After The Holidays

The end of the holiday season doesn't mean it has to be the end for your real Christmas tree. Even though real Christmas trees have a limited lifespan...

December Landscape & Garden Tips

We always say how lucky we are to be living in the Southwest during the winter. It may be cold, but we’re not like the majority of the country who has...

6 Tips On How To Care For Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

After you’ve picked up your Christmas Tree from Moon Valley Nurseries it’s important to know how to keep your Christmas tree looking as fresh as possi...

Christmas Tree Varieties At Moon Valley Nurseries

There are many family traditions around the holiday season, but one that stands out year-after-year is the picking of the annual Christmas tree. The C...

Christmas Trees

Plant A Living Christmas Tree This Winter

Without question, the holiday season is the most special time of year. Presents, parties, food, and spending time with loved ones is what makes this t...

Tips To Picking Out The Perfect Christmas Tree

Picking out a Christmas Tree comes once a year and is a fun family tradition. What’s not fun is picking out a Christmas Tree that doesn't fit into you...

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Winter Watering 101

A big challenge for many homeowners is understanding proper watering for the material in our landscape. Understanding proper techniques is especially ...

5 Fall Tips for a Perfect Phoenix Landscape

Fall has officially arrived in Phoenix. The temperatures are no longer in the triple digits and the days are getting shorter. The fall season may not ...

Add Instant Fall Color with these Fall Favorites

There are many advantages to living in Phoenix during the fall and winter seasons. The obvious and number one reason is the temperature. While the maj...

5 Cocktail Recipes Using Homegrown Citrus

Let’s face it. There are things in this world that we all disagree about. However, without question, we can all agree that food and drinks taste a mil...

Top 5 Trees That Add Instant Fall Color Of Red, Gold, Yellow, and Burgundy

The fall season is finally here, which means striking colors of red, gold, yellow, and burgundy. The trees that provide these picturesque colors are d...

Large Resort Style Palms For Your Pool

Have you always wanted to bring the look and feel of a resort to your landscape? Well now you can with four resort style palms for your pool. In part ...

Medium Sized Palm Trees For Your Pool

After taking a look at some of the smaller palm options for your pool in part 1 of our series on “Palms For Your Pool”, our experts at Moon Valley Nur...

6 Flowering Shrubs To Attract Butterflies

Few things are better than being outside on a beautiful spring day. Combine that with the majestic beauty of pollinating butterflies and you have quit...

Small Palm Trees For Your Pool

Landscapes around our customers pools come in vastly different shapes, sizes, and varieties. Because of these differences, it’s important to know what...

Top 5 Reasons Why Fall Is The Best Time To Plant Trees and Shrubs

The fall season is finally here, which marks the ideal time to plant.  It’s never too early to start planning for the fall planting season and here ar...

Learn How To Prepare Your Landscape For The Next Monsoon Storm

The summer monsoon season in Arizona is always a double-edged sword. On one hand it provides Arizona with much-needed water and temperature relief, bu...

3 Water-Wise Mediterranean Trees For Your Landscape

Water-wise trees aren’t exclusive to just desert trees. As we continue to look at ways to cut back on your water usage here are three unique water-wis...

Xeriscaping Your Landscape

For those of us who have lived in the desert our entire lives, we know just how beautiful the "natural desert" looks. It's teaming with life and color...

4 Water-Conscious Trees for your Landscape

If you live or have lived in the desert you know how precious water is. A lof of our customers ask us about water-conscious trees and below are four t...

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What's Eating My Tree?

Our trees and plants endure a lot during the hot and dry summers, and the Arizona weather isn’t the only thing that affects the material in our landsc...

Add Stunning Summer Color To Your Yard

Crape Myrtles are the perfect option for beautiful summer color. Our customers are always looking for ways to add splashes of color to their landscape...

Tipuana tipu: The Perfect Summer Shade Tree

The summer is here, and the heat has already settled in. As we begin our march into what can seem like endless summer days, we often look for ways to ...

The Super Story Behind Supercharged Moon Juice

The severe freeze of 2007 was the catalyst for creating Moon Valley Nurseries amazing tree and plant growth enhancer known now as Supercharged Moon Ju...

Summer Watering 101

One of the biggest challenges, and one of the most common questions we receive is understanding proper watering for the material in our landscape. As ...

Summer Lovin Trees

There are many reasons to plant trees and palms in the heat of the summer. The top reason is to provide shade for our unrelenting summer heat. These a...

Understanding Heat Stress

What you need to know about heat stress in your trees and plants. It’s a far too common site when you walk out in your yard during the hottest parts o...

Watering Your Trees and Plants

How often should I water my trees and plants? Watering trees and plants is the most important thing you can do once they have been planted in your yar...

The Benefits of Fertilizer Injections

Did you know Moon Valley Nursery now has a Tree Removal and Trimming division? Staffed with ISA Certified Arborists and Nursery Professionals, this ne...

Palm Tree Landscaping: Spring Edition

With Spring in full swing it’s time to look at our current landscape and make some additions. Or, if you’re tired of the look and feel of your current...

5 Trees Perfect For Spring Planting

What are the most popular trees to plant right now? We get this question several times a day this time of year. There are many varieties of trees and ...

5 Reasons to Plant Now

Now is the time to start thinking Spring. With the weather warming up the spring planting season is officially here. Right now is the absolute best ti...

How to Protect Your Trees & Plants From Cool Winter Temps

After a very enjoyable fall and early winter the weather forecast this week in the Valley is calling for some very cold nights following a winter stor...

Poinsettia Care 101

With the Holiday season in full swing it’s inevitable that you've run into many displays of the season’s most popular flower: Poinsettias (Euphorbia p...

September Landscape and Gardening Tips

General Landscape and Gardening Tips Replace old, tired summer annuals with gorgeous fall flowers like Petunias, Pansies, Geraniums, and Hydrangeas. A...

Trees for Amazing Fall Color

Every fall the days get shorter and trees across the country produce an unbelievable explosion of fiery hues. Though more prominent in different areas...

Monsoon 2014: Yard Prep and Cleanup

In the middle of one of the longest documented droughts it’s hard to get upset with the Monsoon rains. Let’s face it, we desperately need it. But the ...

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Yes...we do it all! From sprinkler & drip systems to pavers & flagstone, our landscape department offers end-to-end landscape solutions for your new h...

Increasing Curb Appeal on a Budget

Spring time is a great time to get out in your yard and add some instant curb appeal. Whether you’re getting ready to sell or have been in your home f...

Spring Equinox 2014 Arrives

Six weeks ago Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, signalling the end of winter. For most of us here in the Valley we barely batted an eye. That’s becaus...

The Ficus Nitida: One of Arizona's Most Sought After Shade Trees

Ficus Nitida trees can be seen throughout the Valley providing an abundance of shade. From outlying suburbs to downtown Phoenix, these evergreen shade...

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It's Time for Pre-Emergent Herbicides

Who actually wants to pull weeds this spring and summer? Well if you’re anything like us you would love to be able to spend your free time doing somet...

Fall Color in the Arizona Desert

The Arizona desert has many beautiful trees that offer up gorgeous fall color this time of year. Most of us assume that to see this beauty on display ...

Breaking Down the Bauhinia spp. aka 'Orchid Tree'

The substantial amount of rain we received last week (substantial to us here in the desert anyways) was absolutely what the doctor ordered for all of ...

Citrus for All Seasons

Everyone loves the feeling of growing their own food. It is our primal instinct that fuels the desire to plant and grow what we need and want to eat. ...

Unique Shade Trees

These Unique Shade Trees are Perfect for Late Summer Planting The late summer is a great time to add some additional shade that will continue to offer...

The Top 5 Most Common Tree & Plant Fungi

Monsoon conditions are perfect for these 5 fungi. The association between a fungus and the root of a plant date pre-historic times. For millions of ye...

Why Your Trees and Bushes Just Aren't Growing Right

Many people buy fast growing shrubs and trees because they want them to get to a certain size fast. Typically people use this type of plant material t...

Large Evergreen Hedges

Evergreen hedges are very popular and there are a number of different types of bushes and trees that can be used to create a beautiful evergreen hedge...

Frost Hardy Shrubs

With the recent weather we have all experienced here this winter, many of our customers are looking for more cold hardy shrubs. There are many shrubs ...

How to Care for Your Trees in the winter

There is a lot of discussion on what to do during our winters here in the Valley. There are always the questions of what to do to protect your trees w...

What Queen Palms Need and Why Part II

When planting Piru Queen Palms, it’s important to first understand that you’re planting a tropical plant which is going to require nutrients and littl...

What Queen Palms Need and Why, Part I

Many people want to have a lush tropical paradise in their backyard to help them escape from their daily routine. Some of the most common tropical pal...

ROSES

When the fall comes so do the roses, we are lucky to be in such a climate that allows us to plant roses twice a year.  Planting your roses in the fall...

Problems with Scorpions?

Scorpions, though small and secretive, are one of Arizona’s most well-known and feared residents. Scorpions, like spiders, are arachnids and they poss...

Summer garden lovers meet the Lantana Ground Covers

The Lantana Ground Covers are the perfect plants to include in your summer home garden collection. If you are seeking to add color and excitement to y...

Bringing Your Arizona Lawn Back from Winter Dormancy

For many homeowners, allowing the lawn to go dormant over the winter can be a tough choice. However, if you’re one of these homeowners, you’ll be glad...