Discover news articles, ideas and tips about landscaping design, maintenance and more. Las Vegas yards and gardens provide much of the inspiration for our blog.
With so many lawn care companies to choose from, make sure you choose the correct one. Make sure they are legitimate with licenses and insurance. Look for safety gear and experience. Learn how to choose appropriately.
Controlling weeds in your Las Vegas landscaping can be tedious and requires patience. Here we describe six eco-friendly methods for preventing and blocking weeds. With patience you will be able to take back your yard from weeds.
In Las Vegas, It can be tempting to attempt to remove a tree yourself, however there are many unforeseen risks and costs involved. Here are seven reasons why tree removal is best left to professionals in Las Vegas.
Plants require certain minerals and nutrients to thrive. There are 12 basic nutrients plants require for germination and healthy root growth. These are also needed for the development of leaves, flowers and fruit.
Shrubs are commonly used in landscapes across Las Vegas. But which ones are suitable for this harsh desert environment? There are many types. Check out our article to see the list and learn the basics of shrubs in general.
Everyone knows that using fertilizer in your vegetable garden will help your plants grow. But how much fertilizer do you use and when do you apply it? Here we describe the basics of using fertilizer in your own vegetable garden.
Your hardscape is all of the permanent materials used in your landscape design. They stay in place such as walls, patios, gravel and stones. Here we discuss how pavers are the best hardscaping material to use for your outside flooring.
When customers visit your company’s location, their first impression will be immediately made about the quality of the landscaping. Here are 15 ways commercial landscaping can help you improve your business.
Many landscapes require an immense amount of water to sustain. With droughts on the rise in many states, including Nevada, many ask how to conserve water. Here we share which landscaping options require very little water.
Here we help you learn about the various types of mulches and their uses. Learn about the different types of organic and inorganic mulches. We also list the advantages of using mulch throughout your landscaping.
Perfect soil is hard to find, but there is good news. You can easily turn poor-quality soil into plant-friendly enriched soil with nutrients. Learn about amending your soil to make it an ideal environment for your garden’s plants.
Constructing a backyard pond is easier than you might think. A backyard pond adds beauty and sound to your landscape. Our guide gives you the basic steps of constructing a beautiful pond to create your own backyard oasis.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority has put together a list of trees which are commonly used and adaptable in the harsh conditions of Las Vegas. Here are 112 trees which can be sustained, including bulletproof species.
Las Vegas is unique in its landscaping problems due to the arid and hot desert environment. In this article we describe some of the most common landscaping problems encountered in Las Vegas and seven ways to combat them.
Many homeowners wish they could maintain their own flower beds the same way a professional does. They desire a beautiful garden which makes their yard glow. Here we give tips on how to provide that level of care.
When your lawn irrigation system has a problem, you might attempt to repair the issue yourself. If so, you will need to troubleshoot and know how to repair any issue found. View our handy guide on this subject.
Flower beds are known for sprouting unwanted weeds. It is difficult to kill the weeds without harming the flowers inside the bed. Read our tips on how to prevent and kill weeds inside your garden’s flower beds.
Landscaping your yard or garden with Cacti is easier than you think. This post allows you to learn the various ways to grow and maintain cacti in your landscaping. In this post we also list tips on how to plant and maintain cacti.
When your grass becomes too dry, it can eventually die. Learn the symptoms of grass that isn’t getting enough water and the main causes of such lack of liquid. Learn how to revive grass that is on it’s last leg of survival with our tips.
Gabion is a landscaping design form which places heavy rocks inside cages made of metal wire. These cubes are sometimes used as walls or edging. Learn about Gabion cubes and how to use them in your landscape.
Learn how to protect your irrigation system during the winter. Your system needs protection because if it freezes with water inside, the pipes may burst. If the pipes burst, it can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars to repair.
Edging allows you to separate various areas of your landscaping. This post will show you the best practices in using edging to organize your front or back yard. Learn about the various types of edging available for your landscape.
Succulents make great ground cover in your garden. Learn about succulents and how they might easily be confused with cacti. Landscaping with succulents is affordable and simple. This post informs you about these great plants.
Transplanting shrubs from one location to another can be a daunting task. Here we describe the process one should take when transplanting. Read our tips on how to quickly and easily perform the process of relocating shrubs.
Your home can have curb appeal even if the yard contains no grass. In the desert, grass can be a burden. This post describes to you various ways you can beautify your landscape without actually using grass. There are many options.
Tree trimming is a task which must be done correctly or it can damage or kill your trees. Learn when and why you should trim trees. This post teaches you about tree trimming and the various methods that are used trim correctly.
Many Las Vegas homes and businesses have grass, even if it is in the middle of the desert. Here we list some of the most common grasses in the Las Vegas valley. Photos of each grass are included to better understand each type.
Your lawn and grass can become sick just like a person. Fungal lawn and grass diseases can wreak havoc on your landscaping. Learn about five common types of fungal grass diseases and how to prevent your grass from infection.
Although lawn service is not free, it is well worth the small price. This post describes the benefits of professional lawn care services and explains why they are worth the cost. Your valuable time will be saved to do other things.
Even the desert has flowers. Desert landscapers use flowers in their designs and layouts. Learn about fifteen of the most common types of flowers used in desert landscaping. These flowers are an attractive addition to your yard.
Caring for palm trees goes beyond making sure they have water. To care and maintain palms, they should be pruned and trimmed. Here we teach you various methods for doing this without damaging your luxurious palm trees.
In the desert, many homeowners find that rocks are a great way to decorate their landscape. Here in this post we have described interesting ways you can arrange rocks or boulders to spruce up your back yard or front yard.
During the winter, most of the living flora in your yard goes dormant. There is maintenance required during this time to make sure your irrigation system and the safety of your plants remains unharmed. Learn how to do this today.
Lawns in Las Vegas present a unique challenge in the desert environment. Here we give you help understanding the many steps needed to properly maintain your grass in Las Vegas. These practices will help keep it healthy for years.
Rocks are used all over the planet to beautify landscapes. There are many benefits of using rocks over using mulch. Learn about how versatile your landscape can be by using boulders and rocks, along with various types of rocks.
When landscaping in the desert there are unique challenges unlike most other places in the USA. Here we give you some landscaping ideas you can use in your desert environment. Learn about xeriscaping, lighting or create a fire pit.
Your backyard can have many different types of material on the ground to walk on. Here we list the top five ground materials used in backyard landscaping designs. Learn the pros and cons about each one to decide which one is best.
Trimming and pruning your trees in Las Vegas is an important task. Learn the reasons why you should prune and trim. View the best times of the year for this maintenance. Get general tips on performing the tree trimming.