You took the big step and got yourself a home to finally call your own. It looks beautiful, but something tugs at your gut and tells you that it could look even better. What’s missing? Perhaps what your home needs to boost its curb appeal and look more wonderful is the right professionals tending to…Details
Gardening can be a deeply rewarding hobby. It can relieve stress, beautify your home and supply you with fresh food. But growing your plants can be a tricky process. Not all of us are born with green thumbs; we learn the best ways on how to encourage growth of your plants through trial and error.
If you love to garden, count yourself lucky you live in Phoenix. While we may have to suffer some brutal, withering summers we get to have the benefit of frost-free winters! Plants that would otherwise die off in other states due to their harsher cold wather can survive and thrive during Phoenix winters.
When people think of Arizona, the first thing that most often comes to mind is cacti and deserts. If the popular perceptions of our state were true, our landscapes would be nothing but saguaros, rocky hills and bleached bull skulls. The truth is that the flora and landscapes of our state are diverse, and for…Details
Whether you’re building a home zen garden or simply looking for a way to bring the wetlands to Arizona, ponds are an increasingly popular feature to include in landscapes. And like most other landscape elements, ponds need regular maintenance to keep them at their peak condition. From leaks to filters to fish, we’ve got our…Details
The backyard is at the center of American family recreation. In pleasant weather, it’s the prime location for relaxation and play. But if your backyard doesn’t have a cohesive, thoughtful backyard design, you may be missing out on prime relaxation territory. If you’re considering revamping your backyard, here are some backyard design ideas to consider.…Details
If you were one of the hundreds of dedicated HOA members who joined us Friday at the 2015 FirstService Residential Conference and Vendor Expo, you more than likely came away with lots of helpful tips on everything from roofing to safety to maintenance. If you stopped by the ABC Scapes booth you may have also…Details
No one likes a brown lawn, and most people work tirelessly year round to keep their grass a vibrant green. The tricky thing with grass in Phoenix, however, is that to stay green year round, it needs to be able to withstand chilly nights and blisteringly hot days. A grass that does this is almost…Details
There’s nothing like a beautifully landscaped garden for bringing nature to your doorstep, but sometimes all that nature brings a side of nature we don’t really care for. We’re talking about pests — rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks and other furry little critters that are cute until they start eating your plants. Fortunately there are a few…Details
Why A Landscaper Is Necessary Designing your dream landscape can be one of the best experiences for a homeowner. Not only are you beautifying you space by bringing nature to your doorstep, you’re also increasing your property value. But the work doesn’t stop once you lay the sod. The individual plants in your landscape will…Details