Pineapple and stripes can color your yard.

  Having trouble getting something blooming this year? I just can't say enough about how simple fabrics can add bits of color to your yard. Luckily the retail world has caught on to our love of ourdoor fabrics. Now is the time to swing by target, world market, pier 1, tjmaxx and other … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: It’s hot.

  I'll be the first to admit that I'm thrilled with all this monsoon rain but it's summer and it's hot. Some days the veggie garden can look sad and wilty from all the heat. If that's the case at your house it might be a good time to try covering your garden with dappled shade. I've noticed … [Read more...]

Tuesday Garden To Dos: June

  MONTHLY GARDEN TO DO'S Watering:¬†Adjust your watering schedule for warmer weather. ¬†Add mulch where plants are drying out too quickly. Generally, water established trees and shrubs every 10 to 14 days deeply. Water established beds weekly. This is not adequate for new plantings or in soil … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Mom needs a Container Garden!

Container gardening adds seasonal variety and brings in the colors your missing from your yard. Container gardens provide annual color to landscapes between perennial bloom cycles. Use sculptural evergreen plants such as Agave, Yucca, and topiary juniper to provide winter interest. Branches … [Read more...]