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Ficus Nitida: The Original Hollywood Style Hedge
By Moon Valley Nurseries on February 16, 2023

Ficus Nitida is a popular choice for creating the absolute perfect Hollywood-Style Hedges™, and for good reason! This versatile and fast-growing tree is a favorite among Arizona...

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March Landscape & Garden Tips for Arizona
By Moon Valley Nurseries on February 15, 2023

As the winter months come to an end and spring approaches, it's time to start thinking about landscape and garden maintenance in Phoenix, Arizona. The climate of The Sonoran Desert can be...

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Tree Highlights

How Do Indigenous People in Arizona Use Mesquite Trees?
By Blog on January 30, 2023

Edible trees have been crucial to the diets of indigenous people for thousands of years. Many species of edible trees grow natively in Arizona, making them well-adapted to the low...

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Planting Tips

Why Should You Plant Trees in Arizona?
By Blog on January 23, 2023

Trees are an investment, requiring watering, trimming, and care to help them reach maturity. With this in mind, you may wonder if you should stick to rocks and mulch in your yard or if you...

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Citrus and Fruit Orange Tree Lime Tree

By Walt Conrad on January 21, 2023

Everyone loves the feeling of growing their own food. It is our primal instinct that fuels the desire to plant and grow what we need and want to eat. Arizona, believe it or not, is a...

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Tree Maintenance

Why Do Trees Need to be Trimmed in Arizona?
By Blog on January 9, 2023

Life in the desert often differs from other places in the country. If you live in Arizona, you may wonder if you should prune your trees. And if so, when and how? Here’s all the...

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5 Hedges To Create Privacy This Spring
By Felipe Benavides on January 1, 2023

If privatizing your yard is a top priority, these five hedges of spring can help! Springtime has arrived, and the weather is perfect for enjoying our front and backyards. We can create...

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How Close to a Paved Surface Can I Plant a Tree?
By Blog on December 19, 2022

Are you thinking of adding trees to your yard? If you have paved surfaces on your property, it’s important to get the placement right. After all, the root systems of some trees can damage...

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Winter Tips Tree Maintenance

When is the Best Time to Trim Trees?
By Blog on December 12, 2022

Tree experts are often asked—what’s the ideal time of year to prune trees? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think and depends on the species, its flowering habits, and any...

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Winter Tips Gardening

What are the Best Tree-Pruning Methods?
By Blog on December 5, 2022

Look closely at the trees on your Nevada or Arizona property. Are they growing too densely, too large, or too low to the ground? If so, it’s time to break out the clippers, loppers, and...

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