March Landscape Tips for your Las Vegas Yard

Posted by Jessica Downs on 3/1/19 8:00 AM

Moon Valley Nurseries Yard To-Do List

It is kind of hard to believe that it is already March, especially since Las Vegas was just hit with lots of rain AND snow! Despite what our surprise weather thinks, spring is just a few weeks away and warm days are, in fact, on the way. This is usually the time of the year where we recommend putting in a bit more effort toward your yard now. We are especially excited because the rain and (now melted) snow that dropped on our yards are an amazing bonus for helping our yards succeed sooner and stronger.

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Topics: landscape tips

LANDSCAPE PREP - FERTILIZERS FOR A HEALTHY YARD

Posted by Jessica Downs on 2/15/19 8:00 AM

SPRING LANDSCAPING     

As much as it feels like the year has just barely begun, it is already halfway through February, which means the weather is getting warmer every day and the outdoors is calling your name. Now is the time of year to start taking a good look at your yard and check on how well your lawn, trees, and other plants are doing and if they need some extra help getting back to optimal health.  

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Topics: landscape tips, Products

FEBRUARY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS

Posted by Jessica Downs on 2/1/19 8:00 AM

The Month of Love….ing to Work on Your Yard

It is officially February, and if you have lived in Southern Nevada long enough you should be familiar with the fact that spring is actually right around the corner for us. The last month brought us some cold temperatures, even a few freezing nights, but the days are getting warmer as the sun stays out a bit longer each day.

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Topics: Monthly Tips, landscape tips

Using Pre-Emergents to Control Weeds in Your Yard

Posted by Jessica Downs on 1/25/19 8:00 AM

Apply Pre-Emergent Herbicides

Pre-emergent herbicide works by putting a chemical barrier down, in granular or liquid form, over the top of the soil. This will stop the weeds from germinating above the soil line. To reduce the number of weeds or eliminate them completely, a pre-emergent should be applied at least twice a year. We recommend applying in the beginning of spring and fall.

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Topics: landscape tips, Products

January Tips to Care for Your Roses

Posted by Jessica Downs on 1/22/19 9:34 AM

What a Lovely Thing a Rose is...

...And with the weather changing yet again, it is time to see how well our roses survived the winter and help them get back to prime shape for the fullest blooms in 2019! At Moon Valley Nurseries, we support our roses-loving community in Nevada and make sure to always have the best, and most variety of, roses. Now is the time to start getting ready to plant new roses and getting your existing roses ready to start producing in abundance any time now!

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Topics: landscape tips, Roses

3 Things to Do for Your Yard in 2019

Posted by Jessica Downs on 12/21/18 8:00 AM

A new year brings so many new ideas, new plans, new goals, new everything! With the end of the year just around the corner, I’m sure most of us are starting to come up with those new year’s resolutions for the next year already. I bet some of the Type A personalities might even have their new goals already planned out on paper and are ready to get started.  

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Topics: Winter Planting, landscape tips, Design

Best Privacy Hedges to Plant this Fall

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/26/18 9:35 AM

Build Your Private Retreat Before It’s Too Late

Hedges are one of the best ways to add value to your home and create a classic look to your landscape. With so many options to choose from, it gives you the opportunity to decide between a formal or informal look that could vary in height, size, color, and shape!

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Topics: landscape tips, Fall Tips

Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now (And Care Tips)

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/19/18 8:00 AM

Get Planting Now for your own orchard

If you couldn’t tell, we love the fall season! Not only is it finally cool enough to enjoy the weather in Nevada, but it’s the best time of year to plant new trees and shrubs in your yard. Some of the best trees we love planting right now are fruit trees. These trees can grow beautiful fragrant flowers, create great summer shade, and bring you tasty fruit right in your yard!

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Topics: landscape tips, knowledge base

The Trees of Fall

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/12/18 8:15 AM

time to start planting!

The fall season is here, even if the Nevada weather is still trying to figure that out! It's getting cooler, pumpkin spice is taking over, and nature is slowly turning lush in color! Many of our trees at Moon Valley Nurseries have the stunning fall reds, purples, yellows, and oranges that we have come to love this time of year. Not only is this the best time to add some fall color to your yard but the cooler weather is an excellent time to plant (for you and your plants!).

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Topics: landscape tips, knowledge base

September landscape and garden tips

Posted by Arica Harrison on 9/7/18 10:20 AM

The growing season is upon us! We are finally starting to come out of the hot summer weather and into cooler fall weather. We will greatly appreciate the cooler weather and our landscapes will, as well. Fall is the time when our trees and plants can effectively establish themselves into their environment before winter hits. With the changing of the season, there are a few things we need to remember so that our landscapes and gardens can thrive. They are:

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Topics: Monthly Tips, landscape tips