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Design

Our Design Consults are as Easy as 1-2-3

How does a Moon Valley Nurseries design consultation work? One of our most popular services is our landscape design consultations. No matter which loc...

Planting, Community

The Moon Valley Planting Crew Goes the Extra Mile

Our Planting Crew Goes the Extra Mile for Every Landscape Job At Moon Valley Nurseries, our goal is to make your experience as simple as it can be fro...

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GET TO KNOW OUR MOON VALLEY Nurseries FARMS

Did you know we have farms from the Southern California coast to the East of Texas? Almost every tree and plant material you find at Moon Valley Nurse...

Planting, Community

America's Trees for America's Team

Moon Valley Tree planting at AT&T Stadium The Dallas Cowboys have revamped AT&T Stadium!  We are so excited to have gotten to be a part of the Dallas ...

hedges

Hedges that Offer Your Home Privacy and More!

https://www.moonvalleynurseries.com/trees/hedge-material/japanese-blueberryHedges are always a great addition to your home and landscape for many reas...

Monthly Tips, Planting

Monthly Landscape Tips and Tricks for June

June is such a critical month when it comes to proper care of our landscapes. The weather is changing as we transition into summer and our yards might...

Spring, Planting

Best Trees to Plant Memorial Day Weekend

Moon Valley Trees are ready for Planting! This Memorial Day Weekend come and see which trees are looking gorgeous that would be perfect for your yard....

landscape tips

Get Outside with these 5 Late Spring Yard Projects

Homeowners know that owning a home means that there is always something to do! Sometimes those projects are not fun, like replacing gutters or upgradi...

Insider, Industry Expert

The Best Trees Exclusive to Moon Valley Nurseries

Twenty-Five Years Creating the Moon Valley Difference! There are many reasons that make Moon Valley Nurseries so much different than other nurseries i...

Monthly Tips, Spring

May Landscape Tips for Texas

Prep your yard this month and be ready for summer We are getting to the end of spring and the end of cool (cool-ish?) weather. While the summer is ama...

Design, Summer

5 Ways to Create the Perfect Backyard for Entertaining

Every homeowner knows the importance of a healthy backyard. You take care of it, and it takes care of you. If you do not take care of it, weeds will g...

Tree Care

Celebrating Arbor Day 2019

Arbor Day is not just a day to think about trees and how amazing and important they are; it is about actually planting trees so that we can experience...

Happy Earth Day!

Moon Valley Nurseries has been growing trees for decades and we love knowing that we are making such a big difference in our communities because of al...

Spring, Planting

Celebrate Earth Day and Transform your Yard with Moon Valley Superior Trees

One of our favorite days to celebrate and remember is Earth Day (it is April 22nd, by the way so don’t forgot to celebrate in your own way). It is lik...

Insider

MOON VALLEY NURSERIES FARMS GROWING CUSTOM TREES FOR 25 YEARS

As we continue to celebrate our 25th anniversary of growing the best trees and designing thousands upon thousands of landscapes, we have to focus on o...

Important Reasons to Take Care of Your Landscape All Year

DID YOU KNOW THAT APRIL IS NATIONAL LAWN AND GARDEN MONTH? Seems fitting since we have probably spent more time outside this month than in January thr...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

Best April Landscape Tips to Keep your Yard Healthy this Month

Not sure what to do for your landscape in April or where to get started? The April landscaping chores are a lot like what you were (hopefully) doing l...

Spring, Planting

Spring Planting Season Starts Now!

The 2019 spring season is now officially here, and the weather could not be more perfect! Most of you are probably enjoying getting outside and going ...

landscape tips, Spring

Spring Landscape and Garden Tips

We are only days away from entering the spring season (it officially starts March 20th). We have had rain consistently over the last few months and mi...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Popular Ways to Use Your Stone Fruit

Benefits of Growing a Personal Fruit Garden Backyard farming and gardening have become a popular hobby over the last decade. There are many reasons th...

Insider

25 years of Moon Valley Nurseries and How We Started

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

landscape tips

March Landscape Tips for Texas Yards

Moon Valley Nurseries Yard To-Do List It is kind of hard to believe that it is already March, especially since Texas was just hit with lots of rain an...

Winter Planting, Spring

Top Trees for Late Winter Planting

While most places in the world cannot even think about planting anything until mid-late spring, Texas can handle it! Our weather gives us the opportun...

landscape tips, Products

LANDSCAPE PREP - FERTILIZERS FOR A HEALTHY YARD

Spring Landscaping      As much as it feels like the year has just barely begun,  the weather is getting warmer every day and the outdoors is calling ...

Flowering Trees

Moon Valley Top 3 Flowering Trees For Spring

ADD COLOR TO YOUR YARD THIS SPRING The sight of flowering trees in a yard can brighten up any neighborhood and add plenty of curb appeal. Flowering tr...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

FEBRUARY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS

The Month of Love….ing to enjoy your Yard for Spring It is officially February, and if you have lived in Southern Texas long enough you should be fami...

Top 3 Reasons to Plant Fast-Growing Trees

1.    Shade When planted around your home, trees can create a completely different environment than what you would have without them. Not only do tree...

Using Pre-Emergents to Control Weeds in your Yard

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. T...

landscape tips, Roses

January Tips to Care for Your Roses

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 ge...

Winter Planting, hedges

BEST HEDGES TO PLANT IN THE WINTER

Hedges are very popular and there are several different types of bushes and trees that can be used to create a beautiful hedge. Hedges are useful for ...

Winter Planting

Top 5 Trees and Palms of Winter

Get a New Yard with New Trees for the New Year We love planting trees all year long, no matter what time of the year it might be! It doesn’t hurt that...

Design

Jump into the New Year with a New Yard

NEW YEAR, NEW YARD Starting a new year is amazing and comes with all the possibilities of what it can bring for you, your family, your friends, and ev...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips

January Landscape and Garden Tips

Make any Landscaping or Gardening Resolutions? If you’re thinking that you want to be outside more and try new things with your yard, you have come to...

Design, hedges

Top 10 Most-Asked Questions about Hedges

Why would I want hedges for my yard? The most obvious reason you want to have hedges added to your landscape is how awesome they can transform your ho...

landscape tips, Design

3 Things to Do for Your Yard in 2019

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 st...

Winter Planting, hedges

Moon Valley’s Top 5 Absolute Evergreen Hedges

Hedges are such an amazing plant that can be added in any landscape and make it look 10 times better, no matter how great it was before the hedges cam...

‘Tis The Season for Christmas Trees

Moon Valley Christmas Trees Moon Valley Nurseries is happy to offer our community the best Christmas trees once again this year! These are the freshes...

The Perfect Yard Starts with the Perfect Hedge

Fall Hedge over Heels with Your New Yard Hedges are great additions to your yard and useful for a number of reasons! They help reduce noise from roads...

Monthly Tips

December Landscape and Garden Tips

End of Year Care Tips to Keep your Yard Looking Great There is no doubt about it - we are lucky to get to live in the Southwest and enjoy such differe...

knowledge base

Moon Valley’s Absolute Evergreen Collection

Natures Privacy Screen - All Year. All Green. If you are looking for a tree to add to your landscape that will stay green all year round, you want a M...

knowledge base, Design

THE MANY POSSIBILITIES OF LANDSCAPE Styles

Which Landscape is Best for You? Starting a landscape design is both very exciting and very scary at the same time. With a potential 28% increase in p...

Monthly Tips, knowledge base

November Landscape & Garden Tips

Get your Yard Ready for the Winter Holiday Season This is the time of year when the weather is finally beginning to change in Texas and shifting into ...

Expert, knowledge base

Top 4 Premium Oaks in Texas

The Mighty Oak Trees Straight Out of Texas In Texas, we love our oak trees! Whether we are climbing them or finding some desperately-needed relief, un...

landscape tips, Fall Tips

Best Privacy Hedges to Plant in Fall

Build Your Private Sanctuary Just in Time for the Holidays Hedges are one of the best ways to add value to your home and create a classic look to your...

landscape tips, Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees, knowledge base

Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now (And Care Tips)

plant Now for tasty Fruit Right in Your Yard If you couldn’t tell, we love the fall season! Not only is it finally cool enough to enjoy the weather in...

landscape tips, knowledge base

The Trees of Fall

time to start planting for the fall! The fall season is here, school is back in session, football is back on Sundays, and excuses for working out in t...

Monthly Tips, knowledge base

3 Reasons to Plant Trees in the Fall

The fall season is the best time to start prepping and planning for new additions you have been wanting to include into your landscape. The weather is...

Expert, Flowering Trees

Top 5 fall flowering trees and plants

Any yard or landscape can benefit from having some color thrown in to it somewhere. An accent plant (or many!) will get the attention of anybody who s...

Expert, knowledge base

Fall Landscape Prep Guide

Plant and Tree Care The days are finally getting cooler with summer on its way out and fall just around the corner. The nice weather also makes it eas...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

September landscape and garden tips

The fall growing season is upon us! Yay for new growth! We are finally starting to come out of the hot summer weather and into cooler fall weather. Fa...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

Labor Day Weekend Contest

Labor Day weekend is here! This is a time to gather friends and family, enjoy conversations and laughter, and eat delicious foods in our backyards. BB...

Insider, Expert, landscape tips

Top 3 Ways to Recover from Summer

This summer has been a hot one and we are all looking forward to cooler days and nights. But at this moment, your trees and plants need help recoverin...

Industry Expert, landscape tips

Essentials To Landscaping

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 you...

Industry Expert, landscape tips

Landscape Around Your Pool

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 warm...

landscape tips

Landscape and Garden Tips for August in Houston

We know how to survive the brutal Texas summer, do your trees and plants? Some trees, such as Live Oak, are survivors that can withstand extreme droug...

knowledge base

How to Keep Trees and Plants Looking Amazing in the Summer

Thank goodness for shade trees! Texas summers can be hard on the trees and plants in our landscape, so we want to be sure to take care of them so that...

knowledge base

Why Container Grown Trees are Better than Field Dug Trees

At Moon Valley Nurseries, we grow our trees in containers so that you get the absolute best-quality tree, bar none. You may have been wondering why co...

knowledge base

Best Evergreens for Summer in Texas

You don’t need us to tell you that summertime in Texas is hot, really hot. The sweltering heat and sunlight can be hard on some trees and plants. Just...

Expert, knowledge base

Superior Fast-Growing Evergreen Trees

Summer is here in full force and it can be a rough time, the heat and the sun bearing down on us. Plants and trees tend to lose their vibrancy and sha...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

Types of Evergreens

Looking for a tree that will stay green all year round? Well, look no further, for evergreens are the answer! Evergreen trees keep their green leaves ...

landscape tips, knowledge base

5 Best Front Yard Landscape Trees

Nobody likes to feel like they’re on display in their personal outdoor space. When you’re feeling exposed to your neighbors, it can be a little hard t...

knowledge base, Flowering Trees

Unique Small Evergreens for the Landscape

Small evergreens can bring big color and lots of character to any landscape in Texas. They can retain their color all year so that they can make a big...

knowledge base

The Moon Valley Difference: How We Grow and Plant the Best Trees

Moon Valley Nurseries is proud that we only hire the best that Texas has to offer! After all, it is not just our fantastic services and our incredible...

Flowering Trees

The World Famous Tipu Tree

  Tipu Tree: Tree of the Week

landscape tips

Landscape & Garden Tips for July in Houston, TX

  Tips to Keep Your Landscape Looking Good All Summer Long  

Expert

Why Hedges Are Perfect for Any Landscape in Texas

Privacy is a vital component of any perfect yard. After all, we want to be able to enjoy family time without nosy neighbors peeking over the fence. He...

knowledge base

The Moon Valley Difference – Our Service and Our Quality!

Moon Valley Nurseries is proud to be a part of the Texas landscape! We take pride in offering property owners the biggest and most beautiful trees and...

knowledge base

How to Properly Care for Oak Trees

Oak trees are a staple in Texas and Live Oaks are considered a favorite throughout Texas. If you are one of the fortunate ones to have an oak tree in ...

knowledge base

The Importance of Fertilizing Your Trees During the Summer in Texas

It’s summertime in Texas and you don’t need us to tell you that it’s hot outside! Thankfully we have trees that can provide some shade and relief. Of ...

Insider, landscape tips

Magnolia Trees: Elegant Trees for any Texas Landscape

Magnolia trees are a favorite in Texas. They are often used as a centerpiece in many gardens throughout the area. It is easy to see why these elegant ...

knowledge base, Flowering Trees

Beautiful Oak and Magnolia Trees For Texas!

Summer is here. Time for relaxing under a beautiful shade tree and spending some quality time with your friends and family. Oak and Magnolia trees are...

landscape tips

landscape and Garden Tips for June in Houston

Summer is here, and the sweet smell of barbecue is in the air. The hot weather is also here, so it is time to prepare our landscape for what is sure t...

Flowering Trees

Summer Blooms – Top Flowering Trees for Texas

Summer is almost here, and we can start to enjoy the thrill that the blossoms of this warm season bring! Flowering trees in Texas can inspire us, and ...

Insider, Industry Expert

Top 5 Reasons to Plant Shade Trees

We all appreciate the shade that trees provide for us in the hot, sunny days in Texas. But there are more reasons to why shade trees are important tha...

landscape tips, gardening

May Landscape and Garden Tips for Texas

  This Months To Do List The month of May is already here. The World Champion Houston Astros are getting into the swing of things, and we are getting ...

knowledge base

How to Create the Perfect Meditation Garden

  Be at Peace with the Perfect Plants   Copyright: ipopba / 123RF Stock Photo

landscape tips, Flowering Trees

White Flowering Trees for Texas

White flowering trees can beautify Houston neighborhoods. They can also increase the value of your home. Great news! This is the best time for plantin...

knowledge base

For A Limited Time - 15-Month Warranty!

Do not wait any longer! Moon Valley Nurseries is proud to offer the best warranty in the industry, and it is only available for a limited time! Our in...

landscape tips

Preparing for Your Landscape Design Consultation

We can landscape our yard the way we want to. There is no right or wrong way. That said, a good strategy is the key to success. The right landscape de...

landscape tips

Top Benefits Of Planting Trees

It’s Earth Day, Houston! Time to celebrate. One of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day is to plant more trees. Trees can change our lives and contrib...

Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

10 Favorite Peach Recipes

Most of us think that peaches are for pies and cobbler. While they are perfect in desserts, we can also use this favorite fruit in a variety of ways. ...

landscape tips, gardening

5 Best Hedges of Spring for Texas

Privacy matters, so plant these hedges of spring! Keep spying neighbors from peeking over the fence. We can create a private area and increase propert...

landscape tips

5 Perfect Trees for Spring

Copyright: keifer / 123RF Stock Photo Spring is here, and this is the best time to start planting beautiful trees in Houston. Warmer weather and longe...

landscape tips, gardening

Essential Plants that are Natural Insect Repellents 

Copyright: vladimirnenezic / 123RF Stock Photo The days are getting longer, and the weather is perfect for enjoying the many outdoor activities we can...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips, gardening

Month of April Landscape & Garden Tips for Houston

It’s April, spring is in full bloom, and the World Champion Houston Astros are back at it! Time to celebrate, and it is also time for our monthly land...

Insider, Industry Expert, knowledge base

Glen Flora Premium Oaks

We love our oak trees, whether climbing them or finding some desperately needed relief in the summer shade. At Glen Flora Farms, we have been custom-g...

Insider, Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting, knowledge base

Cold Hardy Palms We Can Grow in Houston

Palm trees are a landscaping favorite throughout the Houston area. Their graceful, arching habit makes them the perfect choice for those that enjoy a ...

Insider, knowledge base

HOW TO FIND THE BEST CLIMBING VINES TO USE IN YOUR LANDSCAPE

Climbing vines are an essential part of any beautiful landscape. We like to use them to hide unsightly features on fences, and they can add a touch of...

Industry Expert, gardening

YOUR GUIDE TO A WEED FREE YARD!

Right now, the weeds in your lawn may look small, but they will multiply and get big, especially now that our weather is starting to heat up. No one l...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

FROM SEED TO TREE: EXPERIENCE THE Moon Valley NURSERIES DIFFERENCE

What do we mean when we want you to experience the Moon Valley Nurseries difference? Our amazing selection of trees, shrubs, and other plants and the ...

Industry Expert, Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

CREATE YOUR OWN FRUIT GARDEN

Imagine waking up to a variety of fruits right outside your back door. How about enjoying a peaceful moment in a beautiful backyard seating area where...

Insider, Industry Expert, Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

HOW TO PLANT AND GROW PEACH TREES IN YOUR BACKYARD!

Peaches are delicious, nutritious, and we can grow them with nothing suspicious. Grow an edible garden and be a Rock-star! Peach trees are stylish and...

Insider, Monthly Tips, landscape tips

MARCH LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS

Get your barbecues ready! Spring is here, and this is also the perfect time to plant the trees, shrubs, and other plants in our yard that can attract ...

Industry Expert, gardening, Flowering Trees

FLOWERING TREES TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The sight of flowering trees in a yard can brighten up any neighborhood and add plenty of curb appeal along the way. Flowering trees can give height a...

Expert, gardening, knowledge base

COMMON SPRINGTIME INSECTS AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM

Springtime insects bugging you? The last thing we want to worry about are insects wreaking havoc on our raised bed full of growing edibles or attackin...

Expert, knowledge base

HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR LAWN FROM WINTER TO SPRING

Spring, we love it for many reasons. Things are starting anew, fragrant blossoms fill the air, butterflies are arriving, and the 2017 World Series Cha...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

SPRING FERTILIZER SEASON STARTS NOW!

Spring fertilizing starts now. The spring season symbolizes rebirth and renewal, and this is the time when many plants begin to grow and flower. The p...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting, landscape tips

LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS FOR FEBRUARY 2018

Be inspired by your surroundings. You can see the early spring flowering trees and stone fruit flower bouquets that are starting to brighten up the ne...

Expert, knowledge base

PRE-EMERGENT HERBICIDES PREVENTS WEEDS!

Pre-Emergent Herbicides: Apply Them Now!  Raise your hand if you love to pull weeds! If you’re like us, you kept your hands down, way down. After all,...

Insider, landscape tips

GET YOUR YARD READY FOR SPRING

Spring planting will be here before you know it. With springtime right around the corner, this is an excellent time to get your yard ready for the sea...

Insider, knowledge base

PLANT NOW FOR SUMMER SHADE

Planting trees for the new year can mean that you can have that cooling shade coverage in time for what is sure to be another bright and hot summer. A...

JANUARY LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS 2018

Start 2018 off right by taking better care of your landscape! Taking better care of your landscape yields immediate results for a beautiful yard that ...

Insider, Christmas Trees

RECYCLE CHRISTMAS TREES AND MORE

Christmas is over, and as such, so is the lifespan of that once beautiful, aromatic, real Christmas tree you purchased at one of our Moon Valley Nurse...

Industry Expert, Winter Planting, knowledge base

QUICK GUIDE: CHILL HOURS

Stone fruit trees love cold weather. In fact, stone fruit trees will tend to produce the most fruit when it’s nice and chilly outside, with the right ...

Insider, Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting

SURPRISINGLY COLD HARDY TREES

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and not just because of all the magnificent Christmas trees. After all, our area received a dusting of a ...

Insider, Winter Planting, knowledge base

MOON JUICE TO THE RESCUE

Moon Juice is great for trees and plants all year long! It’s true! In fact, our Super Charged Moon Juice is especially useful in helping trees and pla...

Industry Expert, Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting

THE BEST TREES OF WINTER

Take Advantage of these Prime Planting Conditions! Right now is the best time to plant the best trees of winter! Unlike much of the east coast of USA,...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips, landscape tips

LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS DECEMBER 2017

No doubt about it. We’re fortunate to live in Houston. While much of the east coast of the USA is busy shoveling snow off their driveways and scraping...

Winter Landscape Tips, knowledge base

TREES AND PLANTS MAKE PERFECT GIFTS

Give the gift that keeps on giving – trees and plants! That’s right, why not give a gift that grows with you and one that can also bring beauty, priva...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR YARD FOR COOLER WEATHER

How To Prepare Your Yard For Cooler Weather Winter is coming, and this means cooler temperatures are headed our way. Our upcoming winter also means th...

Insider, Industry Expert, knowledge base

3 BEST TREES AND SHRUBS TO PLANT RIGHT NOW

3 Best Trees and Shrubs to Plant Right Now There is no doubt about it, right now is an excellent time to plant a variety of trees and shrubs! That’s r...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips, landscape tips

NOVEMBER LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS 2017

November Landscape and Garden Tips It’s already November, and if you look around your area, you can see that some trees are adjusting to the cooler te...

landscape tips, knowledge base

WHY NOW IS THE BEST TIME TO PLANT PALM TREES

Best Time to Plant Palms Palms, we love them. Just the sight of them can bring back memories of the time you got away from it all when you got to lay ...

Insider, knowledge base

VIP SERVICE - THE Moon Valley NURSERIES WAY!

VIP Service - The Moon Valley Nurseries Way! VIP, a very important person – that’s how we treat every single one of our customers. In fact, we offer V...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

OCTOBER LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS 2017

OCTOBER LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN TIPS FOR TEXAS We had a stressful summer and together we pulled through it. If you’ve got a battered landscape, the good ...

Industry Expert, gardening, knowledge base

HOW TO CARE FOR ROSES

When it comes to romance, few things compare to saying what’s on your mind than a bouquet of a dozen roses. They are beautiful and fragrant, and besid...

Insider, knowledge base

FROM OUR FARMS TO YOUR YARD

From Our Farms to Your Yard! No One Does It Better! Moon Valley Nurseries has got you covered whether you have a battered landscape due to the stress ...

Insider, Industry Expert, knowledge base

HOW TO FERTILIZE YOUR TREES AND PLANTS FOR FALL

Right now is such a good time to plant anything, and it is also the best time to fertilize so that your trees can stay healthy and vigorous despite th...

Insider, Industry Expert

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR TIPU TREES

How to Grow and Care for Tipu Trees Tipu trees are a welcome addition to any landscape, especially in the desert communities where massive shade is al...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (SEPTEMBER)

Planting season is finally here! The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days is the perfect sign that the fall planting season has arrived! Trees a...

Insider, Industry Expert

TIPS ON HOW TO CREATE A LAYERED LANDSCAPE

In every neighborhood, no matter where you live, there is always the home with the perfect layered landscape and the home that has a landscape but it ...

Industry Expert, knowledge base

MOON JUICE & HOW IT CAN HELP YOUR TREES IN THE SUMMER

Summer is a stressful time for the material on our landscapes. The days are longer, the sun is stronger, and the temperature outside is well over 100 ...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (JULY)

We are just one month into the three month summer season that we'd all like to fast forward, and if you have been keeping up with our blog, we're sure...

Insider, Industry Expert, knowledge base

HOW TO CREATE A TUSCAN STYLE BACKYARD

Have you always dreamed of bringing back the romance and luxury of the Tuscan landscape?

HOW TO PROPERLY PRUNE TREES

Many customers don’t understand the value of having your trees and plants professionally pruned. Improper pruning can lead to a variety of different p...

Insider, knowledge base

TOP PALMS TO PLANT THIS SUMMER

Stuck at home this summer with no vacation plans? Well, why not bring the tropical paradise to your home with palm trees from Moon Valley Nurseries. O...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (JUNE)

Just like that the summer temperatures have arrived and those warm summer days will be here for the next few months. That is why June is such an impor...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

MONTHLY LANDSCAPE & GARDEN TIPS (MAY)

May is still a great time to plant shade trees if you're planning on having some shade relief this summer, citrus if you'd like a bountiful harvest th...

landscape tips, knowledge base

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR LAWN FOR THE SUMMER

While we have all been enjoying this amazing late-spring weather we all know those triple digit days are right around the corner. Over time, our lands...

gardening, knowledge base

Top Health Benefits Of Landscaping Your Home

We all have crazy and fast-paced lives. Between the 40+ hour work weeks, what seems to be endless commitments to family and friends, and the random er...

Insider, knowledge base

How To Landscape A Home For A Quick Sale

When it comes to selling a home or even your home competition can be tough and you're always going to want to have that unique edge over the other hom...

Insider, gardening, knowledge base

Top 5 Fertilizers & How To Use Them

With spring already here it’s time to start thinking about getting your yard growing again. Spring is when everything on your landscape will do the ma...

Insider, knowledge base

Swimming Season Is Here...Your Yard Ready?

With the weather starting to warm up that means epic pool parties and if you're looking to turn heads this year not only do you need a pool (duh) but ...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (April)

Spring is in full swing which means that right now is the absolute best time to plant everything. Flowers are popping, our fruit and citrus trees are ...

gardening, knowledge base

How To Prevent, Control, & Remove Aphids

The spring season is officially here and while you're out on your neighborhood walk enjoying the nice weather, the blooming flowers, the smell of citr...

Monthly Tips, landscape tips

Monthly Landscape & Garden Tips (March)

Just like that, the spring season is here. Birds that are chirping, the pollinating insects that are working hard, and our flowering trees are bloomin...

Insider, Flowering Trees

Top Trees For Purple Flowers In Spring And Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season is here. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering...

Insider, Flowering Trees

Top Trees For White Flowers In Spring And Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season is here. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering...

Insider, Flowering Trees

Top Trees For Yellow Flowers In Spring And Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season is here. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering...

Insider, Flowering Trees

Top Trees For Red Flowers in Spring And Summer

Flowering trees are one of the best signs that the spring season is here. Fortunately for us, our climate allows us to plant a wide range of flowering...

Insider, knowledge base

Big Tex Tree Nurseries Acquires Glen Flora Farms

Nation's largest box tree grower now has 25 nursery locations throughout Arizona, Nevada, Southern California, and Texas

Expert, Winter Planting, knowledge base

Top Evergreen Shade Trees For Houston Homes

If you're a homeowner looking for big shade and minimal maintenance, you have come to the correct blog post. Evergreen trees will retain their leaves ...

Winter Planting, knowledge base

Learn How Trees Can Help You Save On Your Electricity Bills

Let’s face it, energy is a resource that is bound to be more expensive in the future. Living comfortably shouldn’t have to cost a fortune. The good ne...

Winter Planting, knowledge base, Flowering Trees

New Year, New Landscape - What To Do In Your Landscape For 2017

  The New Year is right around the corner and so are fresh starts. If you've been looking at that landscape make it a New Year's resolution to finally...

Christmas Trees, knowledge base

Environmentally Friendly Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Real Christmas trees are beautiful, especially the ones available at Moon Valley Nurseries. The aroma, the perky needles, the greenery – these are jus...

Winter Landscape Tips, Winter Planting, knowledge base

Top Trees To Plant In The Winter

The winter season has finally arrived. It's time to dust off the Christmas lights, prepare your home for holiday visitors, and plant in your landscape...

Monthly Tips, Winter Landscape Tips, landscape tips

November Landscape & Garden Tips

This is the time of year when things finally begin to change around town. Some trees are changing color as they adjust to the cooler winter temperatur...

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Top Reasons To Grow Your Own Fruit & Citrus

Living in the Western United States has many perks. The sun is always shining, striking mountains dominate our views, and our climate is an ideal area...

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How To Create Instant Privacy With Trees & Hedges

Unwanted views, nosy neighbors, sound from a road, or even a bright street light are a few reasons why people like to create privacy for their landsca...

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Top Reasons To Plant In The Fall Season

The fall season is finally here and with it comes the most ideal planting season for our region. If you've been thinking about adding that shade tree ...

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October Landscape & Garden Tips

The fall season has finally arrived and as always it's the best time to plant. The combination of cool days and even cooler evenings allows the soil t...

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Top 5 Trees For Fall Flowers

Beautiful blooms of vibrant eye-catching flowers aren't just limited to the spring and summer seasons. We fortunately live in an excellent region that...

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September Landscape & Garden Tips

Planting season is finally here! The cooler evenings paired with warm fall days is the perfect sign that the fall planting season has arrived!  Trees ...

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Fall Colors In Texas

Where has the year gone by? Just like that, school is back in session, football games are being played again, and yes, the temperature is slowly dropp...

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August Landscape & Garden Tips

The month of August always get a bad rap. Maybe it's because school is back in session for our children or  maybe it's because we've gone though two s...

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Top Trees & Shrubs To Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies

When you walk around any of our Big Tex Tree Nurseries locations you can’t help but notice all of the ‘activity’ surrounding all of our flowering tree...

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Top Trees & Shrubs For A Beautiful Hedge

Many of our customers are looking for ways to add natural privacy to their yard and we immediately take them to our huge selection of Houston Hedges. ...

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Top 5 Palm Trees To Plant This Summer

With summer fast approaching, common thought is that the planting season is officially over and this couldn't be more far from the truth. Fortunately ...

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Trees Of Summer: Shade, Flowering, Palm, & More!

Summer is right around the corner whether we want to believe it or not.  Now, the summer heat may at times be unbearable for us, but for certain trees...

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Recipe Of The Week: Memorial Day Special!

Memorial Day Weekend is here and before we break out the grill we would like to take a moment to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our f...

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Top 6 Drink Recipes Using Homegrown Fruit & Citrus

Summer is here and with the kids out of school you'll be looking for daily activities to keep them busy all summer long. One activity that is super ea...

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Recipes Of The Week: BBQ Style

Summer is right around the corner, and it's time to get the invites ready, blow the dust off the grill and clean up the backyard for an awesome summer...

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May Landscape & Garden Tips

Whether we want to admit it or not, summer is coming. That's the bad news. The good news is that because summer has yet to arrive, we still have a few...

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Moon Royale: The Secret To Keeping Your Lawn Looking Green

With the spring season in full swing and the temperature beginning to warm up, it is time to start thinking about getting your yard growing again. Eve...

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10 Flowering Trees And Shrubs To Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies

When you walk around any of our  Moon Valley Nurseries locations  you can’t help but notice all of the ‘activity’ surrounding all of our flowering tre...

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The Moon Valley Nurseries Checklist

To some, buying trees can seem like an intimidating task, not everyone is born with the knowledge of what to plant, where to plant it, and what plants...

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Moon Dust: The All Purpose Tree & Plant Food

The spring season isn't over yet and luckily for us we still have time to extend the season for our landscapes with some essential nutrients.   Whethe...

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Grow Your Legacy Tree Today

All across the world, there are special places where legacies were made Some of these places can be hundreds of miles away, and some of them are in ou...

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April Landscape & Garden Tips

The spring season is here! Flowers are popping everywhere and trees and plants are beginning to grow again. This month marks the beginning of our grow...

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Our 10 Favorite Flowering Trees For Summer

Beautiful blooms of fresh flowers aren't just limited to spring.  There are many trees that thrive in our climate during the summer and some of them p...

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Plant Today For Shade Tomorrow

The spring season is finally here and it is in full swing! The weather is spectacular, flowers are blooming everywhere, the wonderful aroma of citrus ...

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Many Ways To Use Houston Hedges

In landscapes, hedges have a wide range of use. They can be used to define a border, create privacy, add color, spruce up an entryway, or to block unw...

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How To Create A Backyard Oasis In Houston With Palms, Trees, and Shrubs

How many times have you wanted to bring home that lush and tropical vegetation from your trip to Hawaii, Costa Rica, Aruba, or anywhere else in the wo...

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March Landscape & Garden Tips

The weather is starting to warm up, colorful flowers are blooming on trees and shrubs, and the intoxicating aromas of citrus blossoms are starting to ...

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Magnolia: An Elegant Evergreen & Flowering Tree

Looking to add classic beauty with tons of variety to your landscape this spring? Look no further than the always popular Magnolia. A symbol of the So...

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Top 5 Evergreen Hedges For Houston

In landscapes, hedges are most commonly used to define a border, create a sound barrier, or create privacy. To have this year-round appeal on your lan...

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5 Ways To Recycle Your Christmas Tree After The Holidays

The end of the holiday season doesn't mean it has to be the end for your real Christmas tree. Even though real Christmas trees have a limited lifespan...

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6 Tips On How To Care For Your Freshly Cut Christmas Tree

After you’ve picked up your Christmas Tree from Moon Valley Nurseries it’s important to know how to keep your Christmas Tree looking as fresh as possi...

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Tips To Picking Out The Perfect Christmas Tree

Picking out a Christmas Tree comes once a year and is a fun family tradition. What’s not fun is picking out a Christmas Tree that doesn't fit into you...

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Christmas Tree Varieties at Moon Valley Nurseries

There are many family traditions around the holiday season, but one that stands out year-after-year is the picking of the annual Christmas Tree. The C...

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Top 5 Trees That Add Instant Fall Color Of Red, Gold, Yellow, and Burgundy

The fall season is finally here, which means striking colors of red, gold, yellow, and burgundy. The trees that provide these picturesque colors are d...

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5 Cocktail Recipes Using Homegrown Citrus

Let’s face it. There are things in this world that we all disagree about. However, without question, we can all agree that food and drinks taste a mil...

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Large Resort Style Palms For Your Pool

Have you always wanted to bring the look and feel of a resort to your landscape? Well, now you can with four resort style palms for your pool. In part...

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Top Shade Trees For Houston

We’re still knee-deep in the middle of the Houston summer season, and it seems literally impossible to think that cooler days are approaching. Even if...

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The Secret To Healthy Palms

On our daily commute to one of our four nursery locations in the Houston area, we can't help but notice all the yellow palm trees in peoples landscape...

Flowering Trees

Add Stunning Summer Color To Your Yard

Crape Myrtles are the perfect option for beautiful summer color

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Tipuana tipu: The Perfect Summer Shade Tree

The summer is here, and the heat has already settled in. As we begin our march into what can seem like endless summer days, we often look for ways to ...

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Moon Valley Twisted Tea

Stay cool this weekend and relax with a Moon Valley Twisted Tea using the freshest ingredients plucked right from your own backyard! This cocktail was...

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Moon Valley Nurseries: Jacaranda Fast Growing Trees

Yes, this is the purple flower tree seen all across the Southern United States during mid Spring. In addition to the beautiful blooms, this tree grows...