Our Top 10 Blog Articles of 2021

Our Top 10 Blog Articles of 2021

By Luke Kalawsky on December, 15 2021
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Luke Kalawsky

Luke Kalawsky has a passion for all things trees, plants, and landscape design. He has designed numerous landscapes as the head designer in the Surprise, Arizona region until he became a manager of our Central Phoenix Nursery. He now dedicates his knowledge, expertise, and creative capabilities to help the masses discover how to design, plant, and maintain their landscapes with his writings.


Our Top Articles of 2021

The end of the year is a time to look back over the events of the past twelve months and look forward to the upcoming new year. Over the course of 2021, our nursery pros have put together some amazing articles helping countless homeowners design, enhance, care for, and renovate their landscapes.

We’ve put together a list of our top 10 blog articles over the last year. We’ve included many fan favorites and helpful guides. Whether you’re looking into the best advice on when and what to plant or care for your trees and plants, you can find it all here! Enjoy our top articles of 2021!


top 5 purple flowering trees1. Top 5 Purple Flowering Trees

Enjoy the beautiful sight of purple flowering trees in any size landscape! Learn about the 5 best flowering trees to plant in your yard for glorious purple blooms in Arizona!



top 10 trees and plants for a privacy hedge2. Top 10 Trees & Shrubs for a Privacy Hedge

Check out the best 10 trees & shrubs for privacy hedges. Learn which trees and plants are the best low-maintenance hedges for backyards, front yards, and around pools!



the 5 best Yellow flowering trees3. The Top 5 Yellow Flowering Trees  

Yellow flowering trees can add interest and curb appeal to your yard! Our professional landscape designers cover the 5 best trees for yellow flowers in your Arizona landscape!



top 5 white flowering trees4. The Top 5 White Flowering Trees

Identifying the best flowering trees that produce beautiful white blooms. We cover the 5 best white-flowering trees to add that bright elegant color to your Arizona landscape!



best trees around pools5. The Best Trees to Plant Around Pools

Discover the best trees and palms to plant around a pool. If you are looking for tropical style, shade, or privacy around your pool, these trees will do the job beautifully!



Arizona summer watering techniques6. Summer Watering in The Arizona Desert

Keeping your yard watered properly in Arizona can sound like a difficult task, but it doesn't have to be! With a bit of advice from our nursery pros, you can easily keep your yard healthy!



10 favorite flowering trees for summer7. Our 10 Favorite Flowering Trees for Summer

Our 10 favorite flowering trees for Arizona to add beautiful flowers to your landscape during the summer months. If you’ve been wanting summer color in your yard, this is your guide!READ IT HERE


Tips for caring for palm trees8. 5 Tips for Caring for Palm Trees in Arizona

A bit of maintenance goes a long way in keeping palms lush and lovely. We spoke to our experts to bring you five tips for keeping the foliage of your palms green and healthy all year long!



top 5 evergreen trees for front yard privacy9. Top 5 Evergreen Trees for Front Yard Privacy

With the right evergreen trees, you can create a landscape that is both peaceful and private, while allowing you to enjoy your yard without unwanted sights and noises!



chinese elms are one of the best shade trees10. Chinese Elm Trees Create Shade!

The Chinese Elm is a favorite shade tree in the United States, especially in Arizona. Learn more about this excellent addition to any landscape for excellent shade and curb appeal!




Our blog has tons of great information for homeowners looking to elevate their landscape. If you’d like to read more or find specific tips and tricks pertaining to the specific trees and plants in your yard, or the season of the year, check out the rest of our great articles here!


We love to provide a wealth of helpful landscaping tips on our website, but we also love to answer questions in person and over the phone as well! Our nursery pros at every Moon Valley Nurseries location are happy to help you with any need.

Whether you’d like to discuss planting some new trees and plants, design a beautiful garden from scratch, care for struggling trees, clean up an overgrown landscape, eliminate pest attacks, gain a larger crop from fruit trees, or plant a dense wall of privacy hedges, our nursery pros and professional landscape designers have you covered!



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