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Walt has extensive background in landscape design and trees and plants native to the Soutwest. He loves spending time in the nurseries and helping customers find solutions to their landscape problems.
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Tipuana tipu: The Perfect Summer Shade Tree
By Walt Conrad on June 26, 2015

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 escape. Usually the closest and most...

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The Super Story Behind Supercharged Moon Juice
By Walt Conrad on June 19, 2015

The severe freeze of 2007 was the catalyst for creating Moon Valley Nurseries amazing tree and plant growth enhancer known now as Supercharged Moon Juice. When the record freeze event hit,...

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Landscape Tips Tree Maintenance Summer Tips

SUMMER WATERING 101
By Walt Conrad on June 14, 2015

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 it begins to heat up it is important to...

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Summer Lovin Trees
By Walt Conrad on June 7, 2015

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 are the top ten trees and palms to plant...

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Understanding Heat Stress
By Walt Conrad on May 16, 2015

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 of the summer and see your plants,...

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Watering Your Trees and Plants
By Walt Conrad on May 12, 2015

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 yard. One of the biggest challenges, and...

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The Benefits of Fertilizer Injections
By Walt Conrad on March 6, 2015

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

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Palm Tree Landscaping: Spring Edition
By Walt Conrad on March 5, 2015

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 design, you can bring the tropical...

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5 Trees Perfect For Spring Planting
By Walt Conrad on February 26, 2015

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 plants that are popular choices for...

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5 Reasons to Plant Now
By Walt Conrad on February 6, 2015

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 time to get your landscape looking its...

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