Happy Holidays to all our loyal Joshua Tree customers. We feel so blessed and grateful that we have been able to build a thriving small business doing what we love.read more
Thanksgiving is just behind us and the holidays are right around the corner. We love that much of the country sees through the madness of seasonal commercialism and is getting back to the local artisan and handmade craft bandwagon when it comes to holiday gift traditions. It’s amazing how many holiday decorations and gifts can be made with the natural materials you find right outside your front door – or your neighbor’s front door.read more
Each year, millions of Americans get all dressed up to resemble their favorite characters, alter-egos or even inanimate objects to celebrate Halloween. Interestingly, the history of Halloween is almost as tricky as the Trick-or-Treat oriented night itself.read more
Have you ever had a bacterial infection that was so severe your doctor bypassed pills altogether and jumped straight to the injectable antibiotics treatment? Come to think of it, those injections are typically delivered right in your trunk…or bottom, if you prefer.read more
If you’ve ever studied Thomas Jefferson, you know he kept unbelievably detailed journals, diaries, and records about everyday life. Jefferson maintained extensive tree and garden inventories at his famous home, Monticello, and these records were used as living manuals for what worked, what didn’t and what could be done better to care for the estate’s beloved landscape.read more
Question: What do you get when you mix great party, a roaring fire pit and a dry landscape?
Answer: Serious fire risk!
Part of being a great parent is knowing how much love, attention and nourishment is enough. The same is true for your trees and shrubs, which brings us to the subject of today’s blog: adequate summer hydration.read more
Think about the things you need to live (the real needs, aside from your iPhone, TV or latte….); the list goes pretty much like this: Air, Water, Food.read more
Every region has its fair share of pests, but Japanese Beetles are probably one of the most devastating pests when it comes to grass and landscape plants in the eastern United States. While they are absolutely stunning to look at, with their shiny exoskeletons in metallic, copper and jade green hues, their insatiable appetite for ornamental landscape plants instantly detracts from any aesthetic beauty they might exude.read more