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Landscaping Tips - Plant Responses to Early Spring Fever

The seasonal events in the life cycle of plants are regulated by a number of environmental cues including temperature and day length. How do plants survive during colder temperatures? Woody plants start preparing for winter by shunting the water in their twigs, branches and trunks to their core and root system. This movement of water is triggered by certain chemical compounds. As a result, the plant cells contain higher concentrations of sugars, salts and organic compounds which lower the freezing point of cells and tissues enabling them to survive lower temperatures.

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Landscaping Tips - Pineapple Palms

Phoenix canariensis, the Canary Island date palm is an easy to recognize landscape palm found throughout the lower elevations of Arizona. The palm is easy to care for and should be trimmed once a year in late spring or early summer after the fruit is produced.

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Landscaping Tips - If Your Landscape Were A Movie

Landscaping Tips - If Your Landscape Were A Movie

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Landscaping Tips - Caring for Plants as the Temperatures Cool Down

Landscaping Tips - Caring for Plants as the Temperatures Cool Down

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