Outdoor living spaces

Best Garden in Tucson!

April 9th, 2015

My garden is beautiful this spring. The mild wet winter and the hard work that I put in this winter and early spring has really paid off. The ornamental garden is a riot of color and all the plants are healthy and growing vigorously. In the vegetable garden the tomatoes and peppers I planted in… View Article

Sonoran Gardens Featured in Arizona Daily Star Article on Xeriscaping

January 20th, 2015

Sonoran Gardens owner Chris Niccum was featured in an Arizona Daily Star article this past Sunday, January 17th. The article written by Elena Acoba titled “Xeriscape means dry, not dull” is on the subject of Xeriscaping and its importance. With the help of designer Shelly Ann Abbott of Landscape Design West LLC, Sonoran Gardens won… View Article

AND THE WINNER IS …

December 2nd, 2014

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association held its 38th annual Excellence in Landscaping Awards Program and Banquet at Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. This program recognizes member companies who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to designing, installing and maintaining beautiful and sustainable landscapes in Arizona. Projects are submitted by member companies,… 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

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

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

How to custom design a fountain by Sonoran Gardens Landscape & Design

June 29th, 2012

This beautiful custom fountain was recently installed at a project in Tucson, Arizona. The fountain is hand carved and each tile was individually handpainted. I love seeing special features like this evolve from our designer’s visions! To learn more about a custom fountain for your home or office please call Sonoran Gardens Landscape & Design… View Article

Landscape Designers: Your Key to a Great Outdoor Living Space

June 12th, 2012

Sonoran Gardens Landscape Design & Construction is proud to feature this month’s designer: Rachel Gioannini Rachel is an APLD Certified Landscape Designer. She specializes in residential landscape design, incorporating wise plant choices for the fragile desert southwest as well as passive water harvesting and easy-to-implement, earth friendly ideas. Rachel holds both a BFA and an… View Article

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