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Las Vegas landscape design determines watering

Once a landscape design is finished, the amount of water it needs is fixed. You won’t be able to change the amount it needs, by much, without removing plants or changing them.

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Hike a scenic streambed in Hackberry Canyon, Utah

Stunning area of Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a gorgeous hike with riparian vegetation flanking the streambed.

Controlling weeds in Las Vegas take persistent work

The three worst weeds to control in home landscapes are common Bermuda grass, nutgrass and palm seedlings. Controlling common Bermuda grass and nutgrass organically requires persistence — knocking them back as soon as they appear until they finally start surrendering around late summer.

African sumacs sometimes grow shoots from epicormic buds

Lumps or bumps on the trunk are probably epicormic nodules, places on the trunk covered by thin bark that have a cluster of buds under it. These buds will sometimes grow into shoots. On some trees removing these shoots as soon as they are seen may cause these nodules to stop producing shoots or fewer of them.

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