Essentials To Landscaping

Posted by Paul Popoff on 8/16/18 11:24 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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Landscape Around Your Pool!

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/10/18 7:19 AM

We all know about the benefits of landscaping around our homes but what about our pools? It is just as beneficial - especially for those of us in Las Vegas. Not only does it create a personal retreat for you, it can provide shade which cools down the water. Making for an even more refreshing swim!

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Landscape And Garden Tips for August in Las Vegas

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 8/3/18 1:00 AM

No need to gamble with your landscape during the month of August. Thanks to the experts at Moon Valley Nurseries, a healthy summertime landscape doesn’t have to be a crapshoot. With average daytime temperatures in Las Vegas hovering in the triple-digit range, it’s no wonder why some of the trees and plants in our landscape are stressing out. Have no fear! We are the grower, so we know how to take care of a landscape, no matter how hot it gets outside.

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How to Keep Trees and Plants Looking Amazing in the Summer

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 7/26/18 11:36 AM

You don’t need us to tell you that it’s hot in Las Vegas! All this heat can be stressful on the trees and plants in our landscape. The fact that the days are longer and the sun is stronger adds to the stress. And, while it can feel like a blow-dryer is always on during the day, we can find some relief in shade trees. Fertilizer can help your shade trees stay healthy during the heat of the summer.

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Best Evergreens for Summer in Las Vegas

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 7/20/18 12:06 PM

It’s summertime in Las Vegas, time to cool off by the pool! Yes, it’s sweltering outside, but we can still enjoy our yard. Evergreen trees keep their foliage all year long, perfect for providing shade and creating privacy so that you can enjoy your yard no matter how hot it gets outside.

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Superior Fast-Growing Evergreen Trees

Posted by Arica Harrison on 7/20/18 10:17 AM

It is hot here in Las Vegas and shade is a hot commodity. Most of us have our AC on constantly which is causing our utility bills to soar. We have 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 and be comfortable, that’s pretty great. What’s even better is that at Moon Valley Nurseries, we have evergreens that grow quickly, meaning more shade sooner.

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Types of Evergreen Trees

Posted by Arica Harrison on 7/20/18 7:31 AM

Need a tree that will keep its green all year? Well, look no further. Evergreens are the answer! Evergreen trees keep their green foliage throughout the year, providing much needed color to our arid environment. Whether you need a tree for naturally cooling down your home, or privacy from nosy neighbors, or blocking unwanted views and noises, or maybe for a nice shady entertaining area, Moon Valley Nurseries has you covered! We have been custom-growing the best-quality trees for over 20 years at our local grow farms, making sure our trees will thrive in your landscape. There are many varieties of evergreens to choose from, and our knowledgeable nursery pros can help you select the perfect evergreen for your needs. Here are some of our favorites:

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5 Best Front Yard Landscape Trees

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 7/19/18 9:37 AM

Raise your hand if you like feeling like you’re on display in your front yard. We’re sure you kept your hands down, way down. After all, when you’re feeling exposed to your neighbors, it can feel a little awkward when you are trying to relax and enjoy your front yard with all eyes on you. Luckily, with the right evergreen trees, it is easy to create a fortress that is pleasant, peaceful, and most of all, private.

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Unique Small Evergreens for Landscape

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 7/11/18 11:58 AM

Planting small evergreens can bring lots of color and character to any size landscape in Las Vegas. They can retain their color all year, making them some of the most valued plants in the landscape. Are you worried that your tiny yard can’t accommodate evergreen trees? Have no fear! We sell plenty of unique small evergreens that take up very little space! Plus, they hold onto their leaves year-round so that they can add vibrant colors and personality to your landscape.

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Landscape & Garden Tips for Las Vegas In July

Posted by Felipe Benavides on 7/5/18 1:26 PM

 

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