25 years of Moon Valley Nurseries and How We Got Started

Posted by Jessica Downs on 3/8/19 8:00 AM

This year commemorates a significant milestone for Moon Valley. We have been growing trees, creating and rebuilding landscapes, and changing lives for 25 years!

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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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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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Best Trees for a poolside oasis

Posted by Arica Harrison on 5/11/18 7:46 AM


If you are looking to update your pool landscape, we can help! Adding trees around a pool can help create privacy, add shade, and increase property value. When looking to add trees to a pool area, it is important to look for trees that have little cleanup, non-invasive roots, and add to the feel and look you want. Below are a few of our top trees to plant poolside.

Pineapple Palm (Phoenix canariensis):

Another name for this beautiful, tropical palm is the Canary Island Date Palm. It is known for its unique appearance resembling a pineapple, making it a statement piece in any yard. The Pineapple Palm has a wide, brown trunk which is accented by the pineapple cut crown with gracefully long, arching, deep green fronds. The Phoenix canariensis grown at Moon Valley Nurseries are certified disease-free, and custom grown to thrive in coastal areas. This showy, elegant palm is a very clean palm that requires low maintenance. If you are looking for something unique, the Canary Island Date Palm is for you!


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