Best Moon Valley Blogs of the Last Decade

Best Moon Valley Blogs of the Last Decade

By Jessica Downs on January, 31 2020
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Catch Up on the Top Posts of Last Decade and See What You Missed

Now that we have entered into a new decade, we wanted to take a look at what our customers have been reading throughout the years. We are psyched to see that our customers love learning about different landscape designs and the types of trees, hedges, and palms to use in their own designs. Keep reading to see the TOP 10 best blogs of last decade. 

Top 10 Trees and Shrubs for a Privacy Hedge

At Moon Valley Nurseries, we simplified the process of creating your own living wall by offering Hollywood-style hedges. These are the thickest and biggest hedges for your region! Learn more about the Ficus Nitida, Japanese Blueberry, Privets, and other great options to create the perfect privacy hedge. Some hedges are designed to create a dramatic green backdrop in the landscape, while others can add bright pops of color and even create a focal point in your yard.

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How to Create an Outdoor Oasis with Palms, Trees, and 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 world? If the answer is, "Every time!" then you're not alone, and we couldn't agree more! This blog covers the best plant material to add to your yard for that same oasis feeling right in your backyard. Our experts include how to add amazing color, shade, and gorgeous palms to your landscape.

Many Ways to Use Hollywood-Style Hedges

In landscapes, hedges have a wide range of use for a landscape. They can be used to define a border, create privacy, add color, spruce up an entryway, or to block unwanted views. Whether you're looking for a formal or informal look, Moon Valley Nurseries has a wide range of Hollywood-style hedge varieties that can be used for many landscapes.

5 Best Purple Flowering Trees

Enjoy the beautiful sight of purple flowering trees on any size landscape! There is no doubt about it, flowering trees in shades of purple, violet, and lavender are an attractive addition to our landscape. Trees such as the Jacaranda are a favorite at many of our nurseries. We love seeing the purple blossoms as we drive through neighborhoods, and as a bonus, these are also excellent shade trees. Learn about five purple flowering trees we can grow in our area.


Our 10 Favorite Flowering Trees for Summer

Beautiful blooms of fresh flowers aren't just limited to spring. Many trees thrive in our climate during the summer, and some of them produce the most colorful flowers around. At Moon Valley Nurseries, we carry a broad range of flowering trees that are perfect for any desert, tropical, water-wise, or Mediterranean landscape. Let our nursery pros show you the best flowering trees for summer planting.

10 Landscaping Tips that can add Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home

Whether you’re buying or selling, the first impression of your home can make or break a deal. Quite often, a home’s landscaping is overlooked and not maintained. A well-planned and properly maintained landscape can add thousands of dollars to the value of your property. Research shows that a professional-looking landscape can add up to 15% to the value of a home. That’s up to a $45,000 value increase on a $300,000 home! Find out how to make sure you’re investing in your home the right way.


It's Time for Pre-Emergent Herbicides

Who wants to be pulling weeds all spring and summer? If you're anything like us, you would love to be able to spend your free time doing something much more enjoyable than yard work! To have a weed-free yard, it doesn't take a magician as you may think. It takes a pre-emergent herbicide to do the trick. Moon Valley Nurseries stocks all the things you will need for your weed prevention plan. You can map any of our nursery locations right here. If you have any questions, our nursery pros will be happy to assist you.

5 Best Yellow Flowering Trees

Yellow flowering trees can add plenty of interest to our landscape. We can add some green eye candy to our space that is sure to attract all the right attention. We have specimens that can flower up a storm of bright yellow in your landscape! These yellow flowering trees can also provide the right amount of shade, too! This is the best time to plant. We have got the perfect trees, whether there is still plenty of rain or drought. We have got you covered from the coast to the desert!

Top Trees for Red Flowers in Spring and Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season has arrived. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering trees from all over the United States and the world that produce red flowers in the spring and throughout the summer!

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Best Time to Plant Palms

The sight of palm trees can bring back memories of lying in a hammock, surrounded by their fronds gently swaying in the tropical breeze, without a care in the world. Yeah, these types of trees can give you that feeling of being back on vacation– just by hanging out in our yard! Palm trees can improve the look of any landscape too. And as we all know, a beautiful yard equates to greater curb appeal as well as an increase in property value! Best of all, you can plant them at any time of the year and caring for them is a breeze!


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