High Desert Landscaping For The Do-It-Yourselfer

Quiet Reading For Winter Planning Homeowners can add value, functionality and joy to their homes by crafting a Do-It-Yourself  landscape project for spring renewal.  Here in the link above and below, we connect you to over 25 articles written for you by two of  Moana’s talented landscape designers.  Curl up by the fire and pick […]



Winter Watering

We can’t stop watering just because December is here and winter is on its way. Plants in the ground – especially newly planted trees, shrubs, and perennials – need the equivalent of one inch of precipitation per month. If we have a dry period that lasts longer than two to three weeks, you’ll need to […]



Winterizing Your Landscape

We’ve had a bit of snow, and it’s clear that winter is on its way, so here are some tips on how to prepare everything in your landscape – from your perennials to your water features-for the coming winter months: Winterizing Your Landscape.



Composting at Home

With all the leaves on the ground, now is a great time to start composting. Composting is an easy way to keep our planet and your landscape green, and compost can be used for anything from soil conditioner to mulch. Starting a compost pile now can provide you with material to help protect your garden […]



Turning Off Your Irrigation Systems

Our beautiful fall weather is changing, and soon it’ll be time to turn off your irrigation systems. Check out this video for detailed instructions on how to best take care of your irrigation system in the winter. If you need some help, call our Landscape team at 775-825-0602 ext. 134.



Organic Can Be Easy

Tips from Plant Doctor Jon Bruyn By now, most gardeners are familiar with “organic gardening.” While many of you are followers of organic gardening, I imagine you have discovered some of its drawbacks. For example, an organic pesticide will not kill every insect in your yard and may not work as quickly as a chemical […]



Fall Herb Tips

Here is a quick tip from www.melindamyers.com: Enjoy fresh herbs all winter long by bringing a bit of your herb garden indoors. Take and root cuttings of oregano, rosemary, sage, and marjoram for your indoor winter herb garden. Take 3- to 4-inch cuttings from healthy plants. Stick the cut end in a well-drained potting mix. […]



Gardening with Gail – Agastache

Funny name for a fantastic native plant! By Gail Frezzette Moana Nursery Color Buyer & Successful High Desert Gardener This plant is perfect for our Nevada climate and soils as well as for our bunny and Bambi populations which seem to turn their noses up at these plants. My garden is the home to several […]



Top 5 Essential Gardening Tools

Check out this cool article from foxnews.com!



Trees in Turf

Here is a great article about trees planted in your grass. Take a look! http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011107090310