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Help your trees transition to autumn

Irrigation, fertilization and pruning are important elements for your trees’ good health.

Water less often to determine if plants are xeric

One way to find out if an unnamed plant is xeric is to water it less often during the cooler months. If it starts looking bad to your eyes or dies, then it is most likely not xeric.

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Transplant smaller Joshua tree for better survival

Native plants have a very wide and established root system. Big native plants look beautiful but are exceedingly difficult to move from the wild primarily because of their established root system.

Outdoor pizza ovens make good pie

Lelia and Frank Friedlander host company and family gatherings at their home, and the big attraction often is the blazing 800-degree outdoor oven.

Consider xeriscaping to save water

Matthew Fichera, the Nevada area regional manager for Moon Valley Nurseries, said the most beneficial step to achieve water conservation goals is reduced outdoor water use.

Refresh shower by regrouting, recaulking, replacing outdated fixtures

there are a few things you can do that will make you feel modern and clean again without totally breaking your budget. You can start by regrouting, recaulking and replacing your outdated shower handles and showerhead with new modern ones.

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