Chuparosa: Plants for Native Arizona Landscape Design

Chuparosa: Plants for Native Arizona Landscape Design

Indigenous to the arid wilds along rocky slopes and desert washes, the Chuparosa is a native plant of southern Arizona. Technically known as Justica californica, here you find great architectural beauty for low maintenance Phoenix and Scottsdale landscaping. The common name, Chuparosa, is Spanish for hummingbird and they are instantly drawn to the tubular red…

Evening Fragrance from Glendale Landscaping Evergreens

Evening Fragrance from Glendale Landscaping Evergreens

Low growing evergreen shrubs are excellent players in minimal maintenance landscape design anywhere. Adding bright blooms and vibrant colored fruits that have continual presence most of the time just sweetens the attraction for homeowners. Lucky you, your Glendale landscaping is well within the hardiness range of the Carrisa macrocarpa ‘Tuttlei’, as is the rest of…

Sustainable Arizona Landscaping: What Does It Really Mean?

Sustainable Arizona Landscaping: What Does It Really Mean?

Sustainable landscaping is a big buzz word in our industry right now. Not just around Phoenix and Scottsdale, or in Arizona, but across the country. The assumption that sustainable Arizona landscaping is just about xeriscaping and drought tolerant plants isn’t quite right. Yes, concentrating on native plants and those that will deal well with our…