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Luke Kalawsky has a passion for all things trees, plants, and landscape design. He has designed numerous landscapes as the head designer in the Surprise, Arizona region until he became a manager of our Central Phoenix Nursery. He now dedicates his knowledge, expertise, and creative capabilities to help the masses discover how to design, plant, and maintain their landscapes with his writings.
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The Olive Tree: A Hardy Evergreen Tree for Shade & Classic Style
By Luke Kalawsky on October 19, 2021

Olive trees are beloved in many different areas, regions, and countries. They have been used for many years as a favorite in countless landscapes. Olive trees are nature’s reminder to us...

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Fall Landscape & Garden Guide
By Luke Kalawsky on September 29, 2021

Fall is here! Temperatures are lower, the holidays are around the corner, leaves are beginning to turn bright colors, and right now is the best season to plant! The combination of cooler...

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October Landscape & Garden Tips - 2021
By Luke Kalawsky on September 29, 2021

Fall is here! Temperatures are lower, the holidays are around the corner, leaves are beginning to turn bright colors, and right now is the best season to plant! The combination of cooler...

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Why Fall is the Best Time to Plant Trees (Updated 2021)
By Luke Kalawsky on September 10, 2021

Fall is the Best Time to Plant Trees Can you plant trees in the fall? The answer is a resounding YES! Fall is the absolute best time to plant trees and plants across many of the Western...

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The Crape Myrtle: A Beloved Flowering Tree With Brilliant Fall Color
By Luke Kalawsky on September 3, 2021

Crape Myrtle trees are tough to beat when it comes to adding heaps of interest to your landscape. These showy trees’ ability to bring year-round color and curb appeal is unmatched. In...

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ASK US ANYTHING: Landscape Designers, Fruit Tree Ages, & More Flowers
By Luke Kalawsky on September 1, 2021

 Our nursery pros receive some great questions on a day-to-day basis, and we love to answer them all! We've pulled together some of the more frequently asked questions and compiled them in...

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September Landscape & Garden Tips - 2021
By Luke Kalawsky on September 1, 2021

September marks the start of the fall growing season. The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days are the perfect combination to get your yard growing at its best! Newly planted trees...

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7 Best Fast-Growing Trees for Vibrant Fall Color in Arizona
By Luke Kalawsky on August 19, 2021

There are many deciduous trees that you can plant in your landscape that will produce brilliant fall colors. With fall being only one of the four seasons, many homeowners look for trees...

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JACARANDA: A FAST-GROWING EVERGREEN TREE WITH BRILLIANT PURPLE FLOWERS
By Luke Kalawsky on August 13, 2021

Jacaranda trees are one of the most beautiful flowering trees in the western United States. They have many qualities that set them apart and have made them a favorite amongst homeowners,...

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AUGUST LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS - 2021
By Luke Kalawsky on August 1, 2021

Time is flying by this year and the summer season is already coming to an end. Now that people are coming home from vacation, kids are going back to school, and everybody is falling back...

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