Going Green: Providing Eco-Friendly Service

At Phoenix, we are always considering eco-friendly ways to service our customers' landscapes that not only benefit the environment but also allow us to serve them more efficiently. This commitment to the environment and our customers drives us to be “green” in all that we…

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Spring Landscape Maintenance Checklist

Spring has finally arrived and, if you’re like us, you’re anxious to see the bright colors of your spring landscape in its top condition. It's at this time that the season’s warmer soil and air temperatures call for specific maintenance…

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Give Your Plants A Face-Lift

Late winter is the time of year when Phoenix will be shaping and forming trees and shrubs for the fast approaching growing season.  Whether we are pruning ornamental trees to thin out the canopies or removing cross branches that are…

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Spring Is In Bloom!

It is April, with flowers in bloom, and I am frequently asked to identify the "pretty" flowers that can be seen while driving down the road.  One of the more commonly seen flowers are those of the Japanese and Chinese Wisteria vines. With its large clusters of…

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Keys To Success At Career Fairs

Career fairs are a good way for recruiters to network with future employees. It can take weeks to find employment, but one day at a job fair can change all of that. Here are some points for making your next…

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6 Tips For Helping Your Landscape Beat The Summer Heat

With the Summer season in full swing, heat waves are sure to follow. Here are 6 tips on how to help your landscape survive summer's high temperatures. 1. Water your plants in the early morning or early evening. 2. Raise the cutting…

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Spring Color Is Here!

As Spring arrives, it is a great opportunity for property owners to give their commercial property a much needed burst of color with a seasonal flower installation. While this may seem like several hours worth of work, our crews have been…

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Are Your Boxwoods Healthy?

Cylindrocladium buxicola, better known as boxwood blight, has become a lethal fungal disease that is spreading rapidly. Though this disease has been followed and tracked for several years, we still don’t know very much about it. Boxwood blight impacts the…

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Enhancing With Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses are a wonderful plant to use to add texture and diversity when creating a landscape. Many people love the way the leaves and flowers flow in the wind, and the flower heads are often times an aesthetic bonus.…

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