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IN THE GARDEN

September 10th, 2014

I’ve been a gardener for most of my life. I have always had an interest inplants and enjoyed growing them. My career has included work in almostevery aspect of the green industry with a particular emphasis on the design,installation and care of ornamental landscapes. Currently I am the semiretired owner of Sonoran Gardens a residential… View Article

What Can You Do To Minimize Heat Stress?

August 15th, 2014

In most cases, summer stress can be lessened or even prevented by proper irrigation. Slow, deep irrigations that allow water to soak water down deep into the soil to reach the lower root zones of plants are essential. Never use hot water from a hose. Let the water run until it cools off. Timing is… View Article

Looks Like Spring is Here! What Happened to Winter???!!!

March 14th, 2014

Hello fellow gardeners. It’s time to gear up for warm weather! If your plants are anything like mine these days. they look happy and full of blooms right now, but we need to remember it is going to be hot soon. Especially with our warm winter, plants are already thinking we are well into Spring.… View Article

Spring landscaping tips from Sonoran Gardens Landscaping

March 11th, 2013

Yes, I believe we can all agree that we might be having the most unusual Tucson winter weather in quite some time, but Spring will soon be here and we thought we would share a few tips on what you should be doing in your outdoor spaces. As always, Sonoran Gardens is here to help… View Article

Examples of complete landscape projects from Sonoran Gardens

October 25th, 2012

A beautiful example of a Sonoran Gardens new construction installation: All masonry, iron work including gates, fences and trellises, brick paving, plantings, and pots by Sonoran Gardens! Sonoran Gardens Landscape Design, Construction and Custom Care Landscape Maintenance in Tucson, Arizona, was established in 1996 by Chris Niccum. Chris has a Bachelor’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture… View Article

Fall is the time to spruce up your Southern Arizona landscape

October 1st, 2012

It’s a great time for a landscape spruce up! Summer’s heat is beginning to subside, and plants are awakening from their summer dormancy. They want to grow and bloom! Replace those plants that may have been burned over the last couple months. These cooler evenings mean great weather for outdoor living. So, liven your landscape… View Article

What Are the Climates of Arizona?

September 5th, 2012

The Many Climates of Arizona by Sonoran Gardens Landscape Design & Construction Arizona has a reputation. Ask anyone that has never been here to describe what they think of when they think of Arizona and you will inevitably hear: hot, dry, barren. The reality is that Arizona has an extremely diverse climate that allows for… View Article

Sonoran Gardens Purchases The Contained Gardener

August 3rd, 2012

Sonoran Gardens is excited to welcome The Contained Gardener into our family! https://sonorangardensinc.com/about-contained-gardener-tucson Stayed tuned for our newsletter next week for all the details! View Article

Tips on Landscape Lighting from Sonoran Gardens

July 20th, 2012

For years, Sonoran Gardens Landscape Design & Construction has been receiving questions about LED landscape lighting. Our response has always been that the technology wasn’t quite there yet. Outdoor lighting should provide soft and subtle highlights not a florescent impersonation of a UFO landing in your front yard. I always say that landscape lighting is… View Article

Tips on designing your outdoor kitchen from Sonoran Gardens

July 6th, 2012

In honor of the Fourth of July and summertime, I have decided to blog about one of America’s favorite pastimes – BBQ! There are few things that bring to mind “American summertime” like grilling. You can kick these celebrations (or regular dinners) up a notch with an outdoor kitchen. In Southern Arizona, outdoor kitchens are… View Article

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