For the landscapers of Phoenix’s Mountainscapers, landscaping is more than just planting flowers and trees and installing some edging. Landscaping can be inventive and push the limits of what you previously thought was possible for your patio-area. To begin with, imagine indoor amenities in your outdoor spaces that you can enjoy all year-round. To learn more about our landscapers and the possibilities of your patio, read our blog. We post regularly about relevant topics that will both inform and entertain. Read recent blog posts below and visit our website for a free estimate!

  1. Redesign Basics: How to Do It Right

    Welcome back to the Mountainscapers blog! In our last blog post, we gave you some ideas for upgrading your patio area. Sometimes positive changes to your backyard can be as simple as replacing old patio furniture or adding new decor items like throw pillows, blankets, and more. However, sometimes it can need a new element like a fire feature, water feature, or shade structure. Today, we are going to talk about how to upgrade your patio right. If you are ready to move forward with your landscaping, contact Mountainscapers, Phoenix’s Top Rated Local® landscapers! 3 Questions to Ask When You A…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 3 More Reasons to Spend More Time Outside

    Welcome back to Mountainscaper’s blog! In our last blog post, we talked about some reasons why you should spend more time outside this fall in Phoenix. Some of those benefits included, better eye health, vitamin D absorption, and getting out of the indoor pollution that can be even worse than outdoor pollution. If you missed our last post, be sure to read it here or keep reading below about the health benefits of spending a little time outside on your patio in Phoenix. Improved Sleep Spending time outside has shown to improve your sleep. Not only are you getting that valuable vitamin D that …Read More

  6. 3 Reasons to Spend More Time Outside

    Now that the weather is starting to cool down, you may be wanting to spend more time out on your Phoenix patio. If you are like us, we are sure that you are ready for a reprieve from the heat. If you love your patio’s landscaping, shade structure, fire or water feature then we are sure that you are more than ready to spend time outside. However, below are even more reasons why you should opt for spending a little time outdoors each day.   Vitamin D You are probably sick of people going on and on about vitamin D. However, there really is a reason that we always hear about the benefits of vit…Read More

  7. 4 Ways to Update Your Patio

    Fall is here in Phoenix, and with the changing of the seasons, it makes sense to make some changes to your home and patio-area. Not only does changing one’s space make sense with the change that is occurring in the seasons, but changing for the fall season is practical. Here are four ways that we as landscapers suggest as a means to update your patio. Patio Furniture It’s easy to just keep the same patio furniture that you’ve always had and enjoyed this summer, but why not change things up? Opt for more cozy and comfy patio furniture and add some festive pillows for an extra pop of color…Read More

  8. Tips for Protecting Your Trees and Plants this Winter

    Cooler temperatures have finally arrived in Arizona. The weather forecast for the next few months includes some very cool nights; which might include frost.  Your landscaping is a critical home investment and it is important you take steps to protect it.  Tropical plant varieties that are not used to cold weather are the most likely to be damaged and need protection.  Trees that are susceptible include pygmy date palms and young citrus.   Plants and shrub material like Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Natal Plum, Cape Honeysuckle and the Red Bird of Paradise need extra care.  Also, if your plant…Read More