1. It’s Time to Update

    Fall is the perfect time to make some changes to your patio area. In Phoenix, it’s finally beginning to cool down, making the patio area an even more tantalizing place to spend time during the day. Landscaping design and other changes can be extremely beneficial. Today, we are going to talk about a few easy changes to make to your space.    Install a Fire Pit Even though we are loving the cooler weather, the evenings in Phoenix can get quite brisk. A fire pit, and specifically, a fire pit table, can be a great way to heat things up on the patio and allow you, your friends and family to enj…Read More

  2. Designing the Perfect Water Feature

    Welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! Are you considering making a change to your Phoenix landscaping? Consider a water feature! Not only can they be beautiful to look at, add character to your space, they can also lower your stress levels and bring nature to your backyard space. When you are considering the type of water feature that you want, you must think about these aspects. Three Factors to Consider When Choosing a Fountain Space Some fountains require more space than others. For example, a tiered water feature can be a beautiful addition to your space, but might crowd your area. If …Read More

  3. 4 Trends to Embrace in Phoenix

    Have you been looking at your outdoor space this summer and found it boring and in need of a facelift? Maybe it’s time to update your landscaping. There are small and big ways to update your landscaping in Phoenix that can fit any size of budget. Today, on our blog we are going to give you some big ways to update your landscaping. Install the Small Garden When it comes to landscaping trends this year, it isn’t always about having more. Small gardens are on trend and they are a great way to decrease the amount of time you spend maintaining your yard. To achieve a small garden, combine vario…Read More

  4. Rock Gardens: Your Next Favorite Landscaping Element

    Hello and welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! Living in Arizona has its perks and difficulties that affect your Phoenix landscaping designs. Between the intense heat and dry climate, it can take a lot of work to keep up a traditional garden. What if, instead of planting a traditional garden, you installed a rock garden?   What is a Rock Garden? A rock garden is a plot of land that features rocks as the main decorative element. There are many types of rock gardens. Some rock gardens feature more rocks than plants, some feature multiple colors or types of rocks, and some are accented with…Read More

  5. 3 Landscaping Design Tips For Arizona

    Welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! Today we are going to talk about landscaping design ideas for those in the Phoenix and Flagstaff area. Unlike other parts of the country, we have to be very cognisant of not only the type of plants and trees that we install, but also about the water consumption needed to keep those landscaping elements alive. Read our blog to get ideas for redesigning your backyard. A Water Feature We know we just talked about the need to think about water consumption. However, the water consumption of water features are less than many traditional types of landscaping …Read More

  6. Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Make Landscaping Changes

    Welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! Last time, we talked about landscaping dos and don’ts. We’ve seen it all in the years of experience we have been servicing Phoenix with our landscaping services and we don’t want you to make the same mistakes that we’ve seen other clients make that we’ve had to help them fix later. With that being said, today’s post is about those questions that you should ask yourself before you make any landscaping changes.   Will I like this long-term? Trends come and go, but your tastes often stay the same. Will you like the changes that you are consid…Read More

  7. 8 Landscaping Dos & Don’ts

    Hello and welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! Around this time of year and into the summer, we start thinking more about our landscaping and wondering if a change is in order. Before you pull out your shovel or make a trip to your local home improvement store, read the latest on the Mountainscapers blog! Don’t Start Without a Plan It’s easy to get excited to get a wild-hare idea and to just go for it. This method may work in other areas of life, but it certainly doesn’t when it comes to landscaping. Before pulling up edging or digging a hole for a water feature, take a moment to th…Read More

  8. Beautiful Water Features Worldwide

    There is something about being outside: the sun, the fresh air, the fragrances of trees and flowers, and the absence of the nervous energy of modern life. Though the great outdoors isn’t for everyone, the benefits of being outside, even if it’s just on your patio, are undeniable. For this reason and others, it’s important that you create the oasis in your Phoenix backyard that you want. Installing a water feature is a great way to get the most out of your patio and backyard. It can not only drown out the hustle and bustle of the world just over the fence and provides therapeutic and aest…Read More

  9. Why You Should Have An Irrigation System, Part 2

    Welcome back to the MountainScapers blog! Last time, we provided two pretty compelling reasons why you should have an irrigation system installed in your landscaping or garden. But the benefits of this clever move take up more space than one blog could account for, so here we’ve collected a few more reasons why you should have one. You Save Money You might be shaking your head, how could having a new irrigation system save you money? You have to think of it as a long-term investment. A properly installed irrigation system can lower your water bill because it uses only the water that your pla…Read More

  10. Why You Should Have An Irrigation System, Part 1

    Often, when we mention irrigation systems for your landscaping, people immediately jump to the large systems used for farms and major gardens. But in reality, any home with landscaping can benefit from an irrigation system. They’re vital for maintaining a healthy and lush garden here in the desert biome of Flagstaff. With a properly installed irrigation system from MountainScapers, your garden can stay green and beautiful all year long. You Save Time No matter the size of your garden, watering it by hand can be a labor, and time, intensive process. In the heat of Arizona, it’s best that yo…Read More