Spring brings baseball and sod back to life in Arizona

March 26th, 2010

The arrival of spring in Arizona has brought with it the activity and excitement of Major League Baseball’s spring training, as well as the re-emergence of lush, green lawns.

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How to Select the Right Trees for your Yard

January 15th, 2010

Choosing new trees for your front or back yard can be a challenge if you are not prepared with the information needed to make an educated purchase. First, do some research on the best local nurseries in town. A good nursery will have plenty of different trees for you to choose from and the staff should be helpful in answering any questions you may ask. Read the rest of this entry »

Discover the Benefits of Mulch

December 11th, 2009

Mulch is used as a protective covering for plants to help them stay healthy. When placed around the plant, mulch can reduce the amount of water lost to evaporation by up to 30 percent. It can also prevent weed growth and frozen roots. Mulch can be especially beneficial to folks in Arizona as it is a particularly dry desert climate with close-to-freezing temperatures in the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Freshly Cut Grass Relieves Stress

October 27th, 2009

Everyone is familiar with the expression, “Take the time to stop and smell the roses.” As it turns out, you’re better-off stopping to smell the grass. According to a recent study, the smell of freshly cut grass makes people relaxed and happy. Read the rest of this entry »

Create a Backyard Wildlife Habitat

June 18th, 2009

Now that you’ve discovered where to buy sod in Arizona, your new lawn from Evergreen Turf may have inspired you to create a landscape that attracts wildlife. Creating a wildlife habitat in your backyard that attracts hummingbirds, chipmunks and other creatures is pretty simple. A wildlife habitat consists of five primary elements. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Hire a Landscaper

June 17th, 2009

Once Evergreen Turf has helped you install your new Arizona sod lawn, you may find yourself thinking – how do I maintain my new lawn? Read the rest of this entry »

Landscaping with your Hardscapes

May 28th, 2009

What is a hardscape? A hardscape is anything in your back or front yard that is not a plant. Built-in planters, boulders, fire pits and swimming pools are all examples of hardscapes. These features of your Arizona sod lawn can help you to define your outdoor space for maximum use. Read the rest of this entry »

Arizona Sod and Lawn Maintenance Tips

May 21st, 2009

When you live in Arizona, sod and lawn maintenance tasks vary through out the year depending on the season. However, Evergreen Turf has a few tips you can use all year long to improve the overall health of your desert landscape. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Design your own Landscape

May 6th, 2009

Designing your own yard can be fun but takes a lot of planning. Doing everything from choosing the best type of sod, setting up your irrigation system and following landscaping requirements can seem overwhelming at first. However, there are some guidelines and resources you can use to ensure the process of landscaping your Arizona sod lawn goes smoothly. Read the rest of this entry »

Removing Your Southwest Sod

May 6th, 2009

The southwestern states have a warm, arid climate making it difficult for certain types of sod to grow into a healthy lawn. Warm-season grass and cool-season grass are the two general types of western sod. Read the rest of this entry »