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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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Featured Video

Apr
1

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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Landscaping News

Ocotillo
Apr
7

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
Mar
8

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 [...]

Beautiful agave not trimmed
Dec
11

Detrimental Agave Trimming continues…

Agave trimming is a common practice that has spread rapidly as a disease primarily due to lack of knowledge.  Forms of  agave trimming can be seen in larger species such as Agave Americana, Agave Salmiana, Agave Weberi to name a few. The origin of agave trimming came from the harvesting of agaves for the production of [...]