Principles of Xeriscape 7: Maintenance – with Craig Miller
Maintaining the landscape is key, even in a xeriscape. Pruning, occasional weeding and pest management, checking watering systems, and adjusting automatic irrigation systems as the seasons change will be needed. […]
Principles of Xeriscape 3 & 4: Turf & Plant Selection – with Craig Miller
The most controversial and misunderstood of the xeriscape principles is the concept of appropriate turf. Turf grasses have a place in the landscape, even in a xeriscape. We will provide […]
The Basics of Xeriscape with Craig Miller
Xeriscape is not rocks and cactus but a colorful, lower maintenance alternative to water hungry landscapes. Learn the Seven Principles of Xeriscape, and take away some great ideas for retrofitting […]
10 Things NOT to Do in Your Landscape
This is your comprehensive guide to over watering, over planting, herbicide misapplication, tree abuse, and inappropriate species selection. Join us to learn how you can be the best steward of […]
Made In The Shade
A shady spot in your landscape offers the opportunity to grow some unique plant selections that not only tolerate shade but prefer it. These include richly-colored flowers, plants with lush […]
Top 7 Tree Care Myths Debunked
Should trees be staked after planting? What does the root system of a tree really look like? What about fast-growing trees? Should you reduce the height to make them safer? […]
Tree Planting 101: Steps you don’t want to get wrong!
With hundreds of trees in the Tagawa Nursery already available, choosing a tree is the easy part. Planting them properly can be another issue. Do it right, and your tree will get off […]
Are your trees and shrubs trying to tell telling you something?
Like most gardeners, I’m convinced that Mother Nature enjoys playing tricks on us. For example, take all the rain we got this past spring. While we had to show a […]
We may love our shirt-sleeve weather, but our plants don’t!
If you value your landscape, listen up! It’s time to grab the buckets and hoses! You’ve heard me talk about the importance of winter watering. But if you’ve tuned out […]
Give Your Plants Some Mid-Summer Love to Further Your Gardening Buck
Want to get the most bang out of your gardening buck? Then give your plants some simple mid-summer love! With a little luck, our flowers and veggie gardens are coming into […]