Shade Sails Create Usable Outdoor Living Space

As temperatures continue to soar throughout the Valley, we’re constantly looking for ways to stay cool and find shade. To avoid staying indoors all summer, there are ways to find some relief. One possible option is to create a usable outdoor living space that will allow you the opportunity to enjoy your backyard. Shade sails [...]

2018-01-30T10:30:01+00:00July 6th, 2016|Home & Garden Tips|1 Comment

How Often Should You Water Plants

It seems only logical that as summer weather heats up, you may need to adjust the watering schedule for your plants. Higher temperatures and direct sun will dry out soil much quicker, making it necessary to increase how much water and how frequently you are watering. By the same token, too much water can damage [...]

2018-01-30T10:30:40+00:00June 8th, 2016|Home & Garden Tips|0 Comments

How to Remove Ticks From a Dog

Worldwide, there are hundreds of species of ticks, with more than 25 species in Arizona. Ticks are related to spiders and mites and the most common tick species in Arizona is the brown dog tick. Although they are mainly found on dogs, they may also feed on humans. Knowing how to remove ticks from a [...]

Pictures of Snakes: Poisonous and Non-Poisonous

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake There are several venomous snakes here in Arizona. Most of us know there are rattlesnakes, but there are non-poisonous snakes, too. Knowing which snakes are safe or dangerous is not only very important, it could save you a lot of pain and keep you out [...]

How to Get Rid of Snakes

Spring is prime time for snakes to start coming out of hibernation. If you go for walks or go hiking, you’ll often see snakes sunning themselves on rocks. As long as you see snakes, you know to stay away from them. But you may be wondering how to get rid of snakes if they’re around [...]

2018-01-30T10:31:45+00:00April 15th, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Other Pests|0 Comments

What Do Caterpillars Eat?

The banded woolly bear caterpillar Caterpillars aren't caterpillars for very long, but while they are going about their caterpillar business, they need to eat. So what do caterpillars eat exactly? Well, caterpillars eat the leaves of trees and plants with flowers. Some caterpillars eat parts of plants, like seeds or flowers. Some caterpillars [...]

You Have Weeds…Now What?

Weeds get a bad rep, because they are plants that are not intentionally planted and have a tendency to be competitive in nature. There are almost 250,000 species of plants in the world and only 3% of those behave as weeds. The best way to keep a garden free of weeds is by keeping them [...]

2018-01-30T10:32:06+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|0 Comments

Gardening in Arizona

Gardening in Arizona isn’t the same as gardening in other parts of the country, especially if you live in the more arid part of the state – the Phoenix metro area. The air is dryer, we have more sunny days, and the heat reaches relatively extreme degrees in the summer. The Sonoran Desert is considered [...]

Get Results with Organic Garden Pest Control

If you're focused on healthier living as one of your New Year’s resolutions, you may want to consider starting an organic garden. There’s nothing better or more convenient than preparing a meal with fresh ingredients picked right from your own backyard and free of chemicals. Whether you plant a mix of herbs, vegetables, or fruits, [...]

Olive Tree Care

  This year, stop those nasty olive blossoms before they drop all over your walkways. Olive tree care is simpler than you might think. If you have olive trees, you may not know that you can prevent those olives from growing by applying a “growth regulator” to the tree. When properly applied at the right [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:11+00:00February 10th, 2016|Equipment, Home & Garden Tips|0 Comments

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