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: landscape tips, Design

Best Privacy Hedges to Plant in Fall

Posted by Jessica Downs on 10/26/18 9:36 AM

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. 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: Fall Tips, landscape tips

Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now (And Care Tips)

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

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 Texas, 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, Homegrown Fruit and Citrus Trees

The Trees of Fall

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

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 the yard are out the window! It's getting cooler and nature is quickly turning lavish in a variety of colors! 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: knowledge base, landscape tips

September landscape and garden tips

Posted by Arica Harrison on 9/7/18 10:21 AM

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. 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. Here’s what our nursery pros say:

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Topics: landscape tips, Monthly Tips

Top 3 Ways to Recover from Summer

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/24/18 7:49 AM

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 recovering from the summer and help getting ready for fall! After consistently high temperatures, our landscapes need a little extra loving. But how can we help our yards recover? We have asked our nursery professionals and here are their top three ways to help our landscapes recover from the summer.

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Topics: landscape tips, Expert, Insider

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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Topics: landscape tips, Industry Expert

Landscape Around Your Pool

Posted by Arica Harrison on 8/10/18 7:59 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 warmer climates. Not only will it create a personal escape, it can provide shade canopies which cool down the water. Refreshing!

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Topics: landscape tips, Industry Expert

Landscape and Garden Tips for August in Houston

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

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 drought conditions and thrive with little or no care. Others may have a harder time dealing with the Houston weather. With the longest and hottest part of summer upon us, we can do some things to prepare our landscape.

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Topics: landscape tips

5 Best Front Yard Landscape Trees

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

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 to relax and enjoy your front yard. With the right evergreen trees, you can create a fortress that is pleasant, peaceful, and most of all, private.

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Topics: landscape tips, knowledge base