Hardy Succulents

Most succulents are universally adapted to  mild climate zones where the sun and mild winter temperatures hardly ever damage their foliage. But for those of us who live in hotter inland communities or higher elevations, there are also  hardy succulents that can...

Demystifying Mulch

What is its purpose of mulch you may ask? Isn’t the existing soil enough for the plant? No! Mulch is essential to the healthy growth of a plant for a number of reasons. Mulch is a general term used for a material that covers the bare soil around a plant. We use mulch...

Planting Trees & Shrubs

For those of you who aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty, here is a guide to planting your own small trees and shrubs! 1. Do your homework beforehand or hire a designer to find the right plant for the right space 2. Once you’ve picked the perfect spot in...