Leave Your Tree Removal to a Professional Team

Leave Your Tree Removal to a Professional Team Trees in the landscape of your desert home add beauty, create shade, attract wildlife and increase value to your property. With the abundant sunshine here in Phoenix, the tree that once seemed to be the perfect addition to your yard may need…

Managing Your Olive Trees

Managing Your Olive Trees Olive trees are a truly beautiful tree native to the Mediterranean that thrive here in the Phoenix area providing much needed shade. They are very hardy trees which are drought tolerant, disease and fire-resistant. They can grow nearly 30 feet tall and as wide.

Why Should You Prune Your Roses in Winter?

Why Should You Prune Your Roses in Winter? A rose bush that is not pruned will still continue to grow and bloom but its growth will not be as vigorous, stems will be shorter, and flowers smaller. The Arizona Rose Society recommends pruning back rose bushes by one third in…

Top 5 Landscape Lighting Issues for Arizona Homeowners

Top 5 Landscape Lighting Issues for Arizona Homeowners Adding outdoor lighting is a great way to make a well-designed landscape stand out even more. Not over doing landscape lighting is important because having too much lighting can be quite distracting. Highlighting only the right areas is all you need to…

Palm Tree Pruning and Trimming in Phoenix, AZ

Palm Tree Pruning and Trimming in Phoenix, AZ Palm trees are common in Phoenix, Arizona because they are beautiful and they grow well in our climate. There are over 2,000 palm tree species around the world (that are known). However, in Arizona we usually see only around 18 of them.

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!

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…

How to Protect Your Home From Wildfire in Phoenix, AZ

How to Protect Your Home From Wildfire in Phoenix, AZ If your home abuts a Natural Area Open Space (NAOS), an alleyway or a natural wash Fire Abatement, clean ups should be scheduled on an as needed basis to prevent potential wildfires from spreading to your property and home.