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How to draw landscape design plans

How to Draw Landscape Design Plans

Landscape design drawings can feel pretty intimidating if you aren’t an experienced gardener or haven’t got the tools and skills of landscape design experts. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t get involved! In this guide, we’ve talked about how to draw landscape design plans, and given something…
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Landscaping Tips for Fruit Trees in Nevada

Landscaping with fruit trees makes perfect sense, whether in Nevada or elsewhere. Knowing fruit trees that grow in Las Vegas can be a challenge. It is notoriously tough to get the right landscaping design and find things that grow properly in this climate. Certain fruit trees in Las Vegas will grow whereas…
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Complete Guide to Xeriscape Landscaping

Xeriscaping is a word derived from the Greek word “Xeri” meaning dry. Xeriscape landscaping is something that has been popular for decades now in certain areas. Lots of places in the USA, or elsewhere in the world, are becoming more susceptible to droughts, and having plants that are resistant to…
Composting in Nevada: Is it a good idea?

Composting in Nevada: Is it a good idea?

If you live in Nevada, you may be wondering whether composting can be a good way to make more use of your waste and even improve the quality of your yard. Does the climate lend itself to composting or is it too hot and arid? Are there too many pests and will compost attract them? There are lots of things…
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How to water your backyard correctly

Watering the yard may seem like one of the most simple tasks you do on a day-to-day basis. It may not be rocket science, but actually, there are ways to make your watering more effective to promote lots of healthy growth in your backyard, ensuring plants and trees flourish. This is especially important…
Insects in the Garden

Insects in your Garden: Friends or Foes

Are garden insects good or bad to have around? If you want to protect your garden from pest infestation, know what insects should go and what should stay. Later, we’ll also discuss how to protect your garden from the bad ones as well. Beneficial Insects Also known as beneficial bugs, these insects…
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Weed Removal Challenges That Every Expert May Face

Weeds are survivors by nature.  Some of them may even take years before they are totally gone.  And even weed removal experts face challenges in getting rid of them.   So in the following, let’s talk about the problems that the pros may have to face at certain points in their careers. Expert Weed…
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DIY Garden Maintenance - Essential Things to Start With

Equipping yourself with knowledge on maintenance goes a long way in your DIY garden project. Keep reading the following for the essential tips you’ll ever need, including on weed control. Having the Necessary Tools Your hands are not the only tools you need for garden maintenance, but you don’t…
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Essential Advice for Henderson Landscaping

The second most populous city in Nevada, Henderson is located in the southeastern end of the Las Vegas Valley. While it shares many similarities with it’s larger neighbor, the city has distinct differences in climate and elevation. These differences are important to understand in order to properly…
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Yard Maintenance Tips for North Las Vegas Landscaping

Since the entire Las Vegas Valley is located within the Mojave Desert, it is easy to assume that climate conditions are exactly the same for every property. While the entire region shares a desert climate, there are unique characteristics from area to area within the valley. These different factors need…
Water Main Line Repairs in Las Vegas

Water Main Line Repairs in Las Vegas

Thanks to the extremely dry climate in Las Vegas, nothings stays wet very long. Therefore, if your lawn suddenly develops patches of soaked soil or you start finding pools of standing water around your property, you may have a broken water main. While serious, this problem can be quickly and professionally…
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Check Your Irrigation System Before Spring Hits

It’s starting to warm up a bit here in the Las Vegas Valley. If you’re as excited about spring as we are at Cacti Landscapes, then we know you’re looking for what to do next with your lawn as everything starts to blossom. Before spring goes into full effect, it’s important that you take the time…