HAPPY NEW YEAR

Welcome 2014!  I would like to thank my clients for a wonderful 2013!  I look forward to a new year of helping you beautify your property.  There are many things that can be done now so please do not hesitate to contact...

Garden Goodies

 Hello and thank you for reading my post! I want to share with you some photos of my fall harvest currently taking place.  It all started around the end of August and on September 8th I posted some photos of the beginnings of my fall/winter garden.  The pictures were...

Busy Fall Season

Hello Fellow Gardeners! It has been an extremely busy start to the Fall Season for the Garden Guru!!  I have been working with clients planting everything from veggies to trees!   This is a crucial time for getting your plants in there new home!  You want to get plant...

As Featured In The AZ Republic

This past Saturday there was a featured article on myself and Fall gardening. Below are the links: http://www.azcentral.com/photo/Community/Tempe/26504/718815...

Let’s Get Gardening

Hello Fellow Gardeners! Cooler temps are here! but for how long? So Let’s Get Gardening! The low temperatures aren’t here to stay but the reprieve gives us an opportunity to get some fall plantings in the ground or container. Once in their growing spot,...

SEPTEMBER 2013

Hello and welcome to September! Even though the temps are HOT, it’s time to get serious about your fall garden. Whether you garden in containers, raised beds, or directly in the ground, preparing the soil is critical in the success of your plantings. Add organic...

FREEBIES FROM THE GURU

Hello Fellow Gardeners, I am preparing areas of my yard for the fall, which includes removing pups from some of my prolific plants! The top photo shows a variegated agave and then what is commonly known as the century plant. If you are interested let me know! They are...

August is here!

Hello & Thank You for Visiting the Garden Guru website! I hope this finds you and your plants surviving monsoon season. When I think of monsoon season, I think free water!! However, there has only been a couple of weeks I was able to turn off my sprinkler system,...

July in the desert southwest

Welcome summer! These extreme temperatures may have you looking for some answers to container gardening. Many people garden in containers, which can be very challenging this time of year. So here are a few suggestions in getting your container plants to survive in the...

June 2013

Even though the temps are heating up, there is still plenty to do in the garden.  Add color by acquiring perennials such as pentas or salvia.  Sow seeds of Arizona poppy, sunflowers, Mexican sunflowers and zinnia’s.  Transplants of heat-tolerant annuals such as...