1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 beli…Read More

  6. 5 Tips for a Bountiful Garden  

    Turning your Flagstaff Landscape into a Lush, Nurturing One Spring is here and if you are planning on a vegetable garden this season – now is the time to start! Turn that black thumb in to a green one… Type/Timing:  Our short growing season in Flagstaff makes “cool season vegetables” the easiest to grow (spinach, ALL leaf lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, beets, carrots, radishes, pees, beets, parsnips, onions, garlic).  These should be planted from early April to mid-May. Location:  Find a space that has plenty of direct sunlight.  If you want to extend your growing s…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Five Tips to Protect Your Trees & Plants from Cooler Temperatures

    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