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    Building Beautiful Gardens – It’s What We Do

    Saturday, May 26, 2012

    Cesar Mazier Landscaping & Consulting, Inc. (CML) is a landscaping & consulting firm headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. CML is dedicated to preserving the beauty of the Sonoran Desert, while introducing desert landscaping, and building beautiful gardens in properties. We provide design, consultation, landscape installation, hardscape installation and landscape maintenance services for our discriminating residential and [...]

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Water Conservation

Cesar Mazier Explains Water Conservation for Your Desert Landscape. When creating a desert landscape there are obviously many variables to keep in mind. In this short video, Cesar Mazier explains how to build a beautiful desert landscape using simple water conservation techniques.  

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Frost Protection Steps For Phoenix Residents

César Mazier, president of César Mazier Landscaping & Consulting, Inc., recommends Phoenix metropolitan residents employ frost protection steps for plants, and be prepared for when Valley temperatures drop to 32° F. Temperatures: Plants are susceptible to frost damage when temperatures dip below 32° F. Exotic plants should be protected when temperatures are in the 32° [...]


Ocotillos in the landscape

Ocotillos (Fouquieria splendens) are used as stunning accent plants in our desert landscapes.  These plants develop multiple wand-like stems from the base, creating their characteristic impressive form that can range from 6 to 30 feet in height.  The Ocotillo is a great example of the drought-deciduous adaptation to our harsh desert environment.  It can drop [...]

Cenizo trimmed lightly once a year by hand

No flowers today?

Shrub trimming is one of the most common practices in the landscaping field across the Phoenix metropolitan area.  Unfortunately, this simple practice can be unjustifiably brutal.  The lack of horticultural knowledge creates round balls, square and rectangular shrubs.  For many, the appeal of round or square plants falls into the artistic category.  But, the end [...]