December Plant and Critter of the Month

December Plant and Critter of the Month Plant of the Month – Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgessil) This tropical hybrid traces it’s heritage back to the coastal regions of Brazil, where it’s parent’s are found growing between large tree limbs or in steep rock crevices that have collected debris.

How to Prevent Frost Damage in Phoenix Winters

How to Prevent Frost Damage in Phoenix Winters Most people in the Phoenix Metropolitan area do not pay much attention to cooler temperatures until they start to see damage in their landscape. This can be a costly error in judgment as severe cold damage can be mitigated by simply covering…

Happy Thanksgiving – Irrigation Part and Plant of the Month

Happy Thanksgiving – Irrigation Part and Plant of the Month With sincere thanks and deeply felt gratitude to all of our customers, everyone at Goodman’s Landscape Maintenance join in sending you and your family our wishes for a bountiful and very Happy Thanksgiving!

Top 3 Reasons to Purchase a “To Scale” Landscape Plan

Top 3 Reasons to Purchase a “To Scale” Landscape Plan What is a “To Scale” Landscape Design Plan? Some landscape design contractors will provide an attractive landscape drawing for you to look at, however, when everything isn’t to scale, looks can be deceiving. For example, lets say that they provide…

Happy Halloween – Plant and Critter of the Month

Happy Halloween – Plant and Critter of the Month Happy Halloween from all of us at Goomdan’s! There is cooler weather just around the corner along with the trick or treaters. A fun pre-Halloween event is having a pumpkin carving party. Start with a family trip to your local pumpkin…

Winter Flowers October Special From Goodman’s Landscape

Winter Flowers October Special From Goodman’s Landscape If you haven’t already, it’s time to put your winter annuals in. What can we say about annuals that we haven’t said before? They are just fantastic, and bring that certain “Je ne sais quoi” to a property that nothing else can take…

The Benefits of Lawn Aeration in Phoenix, AZ

The Benefits of Lawn Aeration in Phoenix, AZ Lawn aeration is the best way to facilitate gas/air exchange and water/nutrient absorption. Soil compaction and other soil conditions that occur naturally over time can make it hard for your lawn to thrive without periodic aeration.

What is Lawn Scalping and Thatch?

What is Lawn Scalping and Thatch? What is Lawn Scalping? In terms of preparing a lawn for overseeding, scalping is lowering the level of the Bermuda lawn to allow Rye seeds better access to soil and sun after it’s been spread. The best practice is to set the mower on…

Winter Lawn Overseeding in Phoenix, Arizona

Winter Lawn Overseeding in Phoenix, Arizona Arizona residents are lucky, unlike other parts of the country, you have a choice whether to keep your lawn green all year, or to let it go dormant. Most people do chose to keep it green. In addition to being more esthetically pleasing than…

Adding Fragrance and Color to Your Landscape with Blooming Flowers

Adding Fragrance and Color to Your Landscape with Blooming Flowers You can brighten the colors of your Phoenix landscape by adding plants that bloom in different seasons. The colorful blooming will not just add a nice variety of colors to your landscape, they will also provide a nice fragrance for…