How to Prevent Soil Erosion in Your Yard

Posted by Jessica Downs on 1/18/19 8:00 AM

Understanding Soil Erosion

There are many great reasons to start planning out designs and picking out trees and plants to add to your yard, like adding curb appeal, creating a kid-friendly yard, or turning a piece of your yard into a relaxing garden. Unfortunately, due to our severe weather like storms, small earthquakes, and wild fires over the last few years, Southern Californians are forced to plan for soil erosion.  

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The Many Possibilities of Landscape Styles

Posted by Jessica Downs on 11/16/18 8:00 AM

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 property value, it is one of the best home projects to jump on! Getting started might be the hardest part with so many things to decide such as which plants you might want, if you want a lawn, if you want to entertain, what style you want, and soooo many more!

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Top 5 Palms for Landscapes

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/31/18 6:36 AM

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. Palm trees are a staple in southern California and the perfect choice for adding value to your home as well as creating a beautiful view. Palm trees are iconic with their spectacular silhouettes and they radiate star power. At Moon Valley Nurseries, we custom grow our palms to thrive in our local California area – meaning they are the best you can find. Below are our top five palms that are perfect for any SoCal landscape.

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Essentials To Landscaping

Posted by Paul Popoff on 8/16/18 11:23 PM

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 your home, your most valued possession, look bad; it certainly won’t help you with home value and forget about curb appeal! So, let’s go back to that first statement again – the perfect yard starts with the perfect plan!

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Landscaping Around Your Pool

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/10/18 7:39 AM

We all know the importance of landscaping around our homes; it increases property value and brings a personal touch to each home. But what about landscaping around your pool? It is just as beneficial.  Not only does it add more property value, it can also cool down the water within a pool by shade provided by trees and palms. And who doesn’t want their own personal oasis?

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Types of Evergreen Trees

Posted by Arica Harrison on 7/20/18 7:11 AM

Looking for a tree that will stay green all year round? Well, look no further! Moon Valley Nurseries has you covered. Evergreen trees keep their green leaves throughout the year, providing much needed color to our landscapes and adding value to our homes. Whether you need a tree for naturally cooling down your home, or privacy from neighbors, or blocking unwanted views and noises, or just for a nice shady spot for entertaining, we have what you need! We have been custom-growing trees for over 20 years locally at our acres of grow farms, making sure our trees will thrive in your landscape. There are many varieties of evergreens to choose from, here are some of our favorites:

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Top 5 Shade Trees

Posted by Arica Harrison on 5/17/18 12:07 PM

Here in California, we love to live the outdoor life! Whether its relaxing in the pool or barbequing on the back patio, we love to be outside. And to deal with our warm, sunny days, shade trees are essential. But there are more reasons to why shade trees are important. Here are our top reasons to plant shade trees now!

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