Moon Valley’s Absolute Evergreen Collection

Posted by Jessica Downs on 11/23/18 8:00 AM

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 Moon Valley Absolute Evergreen tree! Evergreen trees keep their green leaves throughout the year, providing much needed color to our landscapes. Whether your goals for your evergreens are for cooling your home in the summer, privacy from neighbors, or blocking unwanted views, Moon Valley Nurseries has you covered! Evergreen trees are a highlight to any yard with their year-round green foliage and low maintenance needs. These trees can stand up to heat waves and handle any water restrictions. Plus, these evergreens are sure to be a beautiful addition to your yard.

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Our VIP Tree of Fall – The Majestic Ash

Posted by Jessica Downs on 11/2/18 8:00 AM

The Perfect Tree for the Perfect Yard

This Majestic Ash tree is an evergreen seedless variety that stays greener than other ash varieties. They feature large, glossy green leaves and its narrow, upright shape makes it an ideal shade tree for any potential planting locations. Because these trees are low-maintenance and virtually pest-free, it makes them ideal for a yard or street plantings.


This is the ultimate shade tree and Southern California can never get enough shade any time of the year! If you're expecting and hoping for a large canopy of shade to provide a play area for your children or for a way to escape the afternoon sun you will not be disappointed in the Majestic Ash

You can plant the Majestic Ash as a focal point in your yard or in a row for a wall of shade. A row of these trees will also give your yard additional privacy as well. The classic, larger-leaved green foliage compliments the canopy as well with its dense and unique growth. Minimal light will pass through this tree, which allows many of our homeowners to plant colorful partial-sun shrubs underneath the tree that will be protected from the sun. 

Our Tree Care team is always ready to help you out with any questions or concerns regarding tree removal, trimming, fertilizing, and more!

The Moon Valley Experience

John and Susan recently bought a new home but quickly realized how hard it was to keep the air cool in their home and how unbearable it was to spend time outside in their yard. With windows on all sides of their house, it was impossible to escape the intense sun every day. They tried to fix the issue with easy and quick ideas hoping that it would help cool the home down but to no avail. 

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top 5 fall flowering trees and plants

Posted by Jessica Downs on 9/21/18 7:53 AM

Any yard or landscape can benefit from having some color thrown in to it somewhere. An accent plant (or many!) will get the attention of anybody who sets their eyes on it. If you choose the right plant or tree, you might even catch the attention of some pollen and nectar loving insects that will be happy to enjoy your yard with you!

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Fall Landscape Prep Guides

Posted by Jessica Downs on 9/13/18 9:36 AM

Plant and Tree Care

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Top 3 Ways to Recover from Summer

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/24/18 7:45 AM

This summer has been a hot one and we are all looking forwards to cooler days. But right now, your trees and plants need help recovering from the summer. After consistent high temperatures, our landscapes need a little extra loving and care. But how can we help our yards recover? We have asked our nursery pros and have compiled their top three ways to help our landscapes recover from the summer.

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Superior Fast-Growing Evergreen Trees

Posted by Arica Harrison on 7/20/18 9:34 AM

Summer is here in full force and we’re all looking for some relief from the sun. Shade is a hot commodity when playing outside this time of year. In SoCal, most of us have our AC on which is causing our utility bill to soar. Moon Valley Nurseries has a solution; plant some evergreen trees! Evergreen trees provide year-round interest to our yards and create much needed shade. And, by planting evergreen trees strategically around your home, you can naturally cool your home and cut down the cost of your utilities. Add value to your home, be comfortable, and save some money, that’s pretty great. What’s even better is that at Moon Valley Nurseries we have evergreen varieties that grow quickly, meaning more benefits sooner.

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Why Hedges are Perfect for Any Landscape in Southern California

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 6/29/18 1:11 AM

When one imagines the perfect yard, privacy always comes to mind. It’s summertime, and in Southern California, it means spending lots of quality time outdoors with your friends and family. When we are with our loved ones, the last thing we want to worry about are nosy neighbors getting into our business. Providing our children with a safe and private place to play is high on any family home to-do list.

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