1. Mountainscapers Can Create Your Dream Oasis

    Summer is just around the around the corner and for those of us in Phoenix we are already enjoying warm temperatures, allowing us relaxing days out by the pool and cool evenings on our patios. Do you love your patio or pool area? Is it a place of relaxation, or does it feel like it needs something, maybe some kind upgrade? Mountainscapers Landscaping is in the business of taking your patio and transforming it into your own personal oasis for relaxing evenings. We can also add elements that will make your home the party spot for your friends or a fun place for your grandchildren and family to …Read More

  2. Health Benefits of Water in Your Landscape Design

    At Mountainsacpers, our mission is to create a beautiful oasis to call your own. We take water, fire, lush greenery, colorful flora accents, and create an exquisite, one-of-a-kind landscape design in Phoenix. Our landscape design team is committed to ensuring you love your new and improved scenery for your Phoenix home. In our last few posts, we have been going over the benefits of having water and fire elements incorporated into your landscape design. These elements bring about peace, unity, and are a great conversation starter. While these water and fire features have many positive aspects,…Read More

  3. Benefits of Fire Elements for Your Landscape Design

      In our last blog, we were focusing on all the benefits of water features incorporated into your landscape design in Phoenix. Water features can create a tranquil, peaceful, and unique yard space. While water is a lovely feature to have in your landscape design, let's not forget about the opposite of water: Fire. Fire elements included in your landscape can create a sultry, cozy, and inviting space you can spend with your loved one, family, or use for entertaining purposes. From fire pits to fire fountains, these fire features are what you want for your home in Phoenix. At Mountainscaper…Read More

  4. Benefits of Unique Water Features in Your Landscape Design

    At Mountainscapers, we want to create the perfect oasis within your outdoor space. Our landscape designs can be something elaborate and out of a fantasy to something more simple and down to earth. Our team of landscape professionals are available to make your vision come to life. One of the most amazing features we offer within our landscape design is our fire and water features. These features can take your landscape to the next level. Some of our clients like to incorporate one or the other, or maybe you want a complete balance and choose both. In our next blog series, we will be covering th…Read More

  5. How To Make Your Landscape Design Zen: Part 2

    If you have checked out our last blog, this time, we are talking about: Zen. Zen is a way to be at one with yourself and to make your landscape design a place of pure bliss and happiness. We at Mountainscapers want you to have your dream outdoor area. We can add waterfalls, lush greenery, and much more. Check out more elements to make sure you have a zen landscape design! Light Up Your Zen Once you have our landscape design in place, you can add your own personal touches, such as lighting. Some people like a well-lit area and others like something more subtle and romantic. One way to enhance…Read More

  6. How To Make Your Landscape Design Zen: Part 1

    Having a place that you can retreat to every day would be the stuff of dreams. A nice outdoor space with a beautiful green landscape, lush flora, and a waterfall with that soothing “swish” noise. This sounds like an oasis out of Architectural Digest Well, you don’t have to pine after this setting any longer! At Mountainscapers in Phoenix, we make your dream outdoor spaces reality. We come up with amazing designs to fit your personality and need for your outdoor space. Some people like a patio that can handle a ton of nightlife (dance party anyone?) Other people want that quiet and peace…Read More

  7. Bow Down to Fire-wise Landscaping

    How You Can Reduce Your Risk It’s fire season: that time of year when it’s critical that we take all precautionary steps to keep our homes and communities safe.  Fire-wise landscaping can be both beautiful and reduce the potential for wildfires.  The Flagstaff Fire Department has additional resources for information but here is a brief synopsis of their recommendations.   Defensible Space:  Ember exposure is the root cause of over half of all structure loss.  Create and maintain 30 feet of “clean and green” space around your home using the following suggestions. Construction/Ha…Read More

  8. Pine Needles – A Prickly Issue

    It’s time to clean up the yard for summer -  What should we do with all these pine needles? Landscaping in Flagstaff always presents its fair share of challenges, regardless of the time of year. When pine trees are a part of your landscape design, they make for some recurring issues for homeowners and landscapers both. Here's the low-down on pine needles and how they can affect your outdoor living spaces. Why do pine trees drop their needles?  Unlike deciduous trees, which shed all their leaves at once, a pine loses only a fifth to a quarter of its needles each year. Chlorophyll breaks do…Read More

  9. How to Xeriscape for the Phoenix Area

    As Landscaping Experts in Phoenix, we know the Benefits For some, the word drought represents a mere annoyance; for others, it spells impending doom. But one fact that continues to be driven home is that the West's water shortage is bound to get a lot worse before it gets better. There has even been talk among experts that the 15+ year drought may actually change the face of the western United States; with cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas in need of radical adjustments to avoid irreversible effects. Where others claim that Phoenix isn't under the same dire circumstances as California, we bel…Read More

  10. What Makes a Patio Great?

    Every Phoenecian knows (yes, it's right; we consulted Google) that this time of year is perfect for patios. Whether it's reading, sleeping, enjoying a beer or having a small party, patios are the chosen location for whatever leisure activity that you choose. Moving your favorite relaxation technique from indoors to out can be less-than-optimal, however, if your patio space leaves you with a feeling that something is missing. As a leading landscape designer in Phoenix, we are well-versed in alluring patio elements and just what makes for a great patio setting. When asked here's what our most e…Read More