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pool with flowing water surrounded by plants, 2 glasses of wine overlooking a pool and lavender-filled landscape, and chaise loung chairs by a pool with beautiful topiary shrubs, roses and bougainvillea

Make a Splash with These Poolside Plant & Décor Ideas

Splash some life into your pool area with these great decorating tips - including ways you can incorporate plants!

Pink Bougainvillea, a storm in the desert, a Texas Mountain Laurel, and a plant being pruned.

Gardening Tips for Monsoon Season

Who Says Plants Can't Thrive During an Arizona Summer? Monsoon Season Monsoon season in Arizona begins June 15 and ends September 30. Learn how you can help protect your plants and even plant new ones!

A blue glass and a clear glass Syndiate Plant Pals in different houseplants, a Scheurich Bordy watering aid, Ollas pots and a ollas pot illustration.

You Can Water Your Plants While You Enjoy Your Vacation

Going On Vacation? Don't Worry, We've Got You Covered! It's summer in the Valley of the Sun and that often means a vacation is right around the corner. What better way to escape the summer heat than to have one less thing to worry about while you're away!

Agave's in containers, a person working on a tree, a woman in a summer dress and hat with a red suitcase in the desert looking up at a plane, and a lawn being watered with a sprinkler.

Heading Out of Town for Summer? Here's How to Prep Your Garden & Landscape!

When preparing your garden and yard for an extended absence during the summer, it's important to consider maintenance tasks that will ensure the health and appearance of your outdoor space. Here are some of the best ways you can prepare your plants for when you'll be away for the summer!

3 different summer containers - each designed by a different SummerWinds Nursery store.

2023 Summer Container Plant Recipes

Looking for some beautiful, full-sun container plants? We've got three great NEW plant recipes to choose from that all do well in the sun!