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Randy Zellers, our West Valley Branch Manager, has some great tips on how to help your landscape beat the heat this August!

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Compañía Caretaker & Tree Management.   La Compañía Caretaker & Tree Management se encuentra en Puerto Rico esta semana reclutando trabajadores para su sucursal en Denver, Colorado para trabajar en la industria de mantenimiento de jardines y construcción de áreas verdes. El jueves 21 de abril estaremos procesando y aceptando solicitudes de empleo en el Pabellón […]

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We’ve got some great tips to share with you about winterizing your lawn. See the article below for more details.

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We are hiring! If you are or know anyone that would be interested in this position for a Commercial Landscape Estimator please email careers@caretakerinc.com to submit a resume. Landscape Estimator

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The  Tree Division of Caretaker Landscape & Tree Management has been hard at work.  Check out the crew removing a monster of a tree. The tree was a Tamarix / Salt Cedar tree that was approximately 23 tons that failed due to rot in the trunk and a combination of high winds. The trunk DBH […]

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Caretaker Landscape cares about our local community.  One way that Caretaker gives back is by being an integral part of Valley Partnership’s community project. “Valley Partnership was founded 27 years ago.  It has given back to the Valley through an annual community project that transforms the location of a local nonprofit. The annual charitable event […]

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Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the Business Development Manager, Commercial Management Market position.  Please review the job description below. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Patricia Myers, Human Resources Director @ Office (480) 545-9755 Ext 259 or email her at PMyers@caretakerinc.com.   […]

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The Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management team was recently featured on the AZRE website.  In this article AZRE is spotlighting our team member Pat Lynch’s new promotion and our newest team members Bridget Donovan, Samantha Root and Mandy Reed.

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We are proud to announce that Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management made Landscape Management’s 150 List. Click on the link below to see the full issue. June 2014   pages JD27-JD28 Table of Contents

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Fall/Winter Tree Pruning Tips In October • You can safely prune most trees; however: • Ensure temperatures don’t drop below freezing. • Be careful not to prune frost -sensitive trees too heavily. • Desert Trees have large growth in spring/summer: trim trees in October so that they will “hold their prune” longer through the winter […]

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All for the Family – We CARE about Community Service Caretaker Landscape is proud to sponsor the 26th annual community service project for Valley Partnership. Valley Partnership has a strong reputation for behind a visionary group that advocates for responsible development in Arizona. Caretaker Landscape joined the partnership in 2012, in conjunction with the expansion of […]

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Many small businesses start the same way — usually with a forward-thinking entrepreneurial person or group passionate about the opportunity to make a living doing something they love. Caretaker Landscape is no different. Twenty-five years ago, Susan Stephenson Harris, a retired banker from Oklahoma, moved to Arizona to relax and play golf. Six months later, […]

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Common Name: Argentine Giant Botanical Name:  Trichocerus candicans Native Distribution: Argentina Hardiness:  10-15 degrees Sun: Full, afternoon shade, if available, is best Water:  Moderate water until established Growth (rate, size and form):  2’ x 3’ sprawling Foliage (e/d, color, texture):  Green, medium Green.  Yellow spines with thorns Flowers (color & season):   White, showy, Nocturnal […]

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Common Name: Chaste Tree; Monk’s Pepper; Hemp Tree Botanical Name: Vitex agnus-castus Native Distribution: Southern Europe Hardiness:  15 degrees Sun: Full sun; Partial shade Water:  Moderate water needed; can be weaned off water as it matures Growth (rate, size and form): 20 x 20; Wants to be a large shrub Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Dark […]

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Common Name: Globemallow Botanical Name: Sphaeralcea ambigua Native Distribution: Sonoran Desert Hardiness:  5 degrees Sun: Full-sun, open areas Water:  Very little water, if any once established Growth (rate, size and form): 3’ x 3’ Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Coarse, evergreen leaves Flowers (color & season):   Orange, White, Pink, or Lavender Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic): […]

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Common Name: Texas Olive Botanical Name: Cordia boissieri Native Distribution: Sonoran Chihuahuan Deserts, Texas Hardiness:  20 degrees Sun: Full sun Water:  Only  little once established; reduce frequency as it matures Growth (rate, size and form): 10×10, may grow larger if trained to a tree Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Evergreen, course leaves Flowers (color & season): […]

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Did you know Caretaker Landscape is currently developing the single largest land development project in Arizona? Digging in the Southwest can get rocky.  In preparation for construction mobilization Caretaker Landscape ran into some rough terrain in the West Valley. Taylor Morrison purchased 351 lots within the Tierra Del Rio community from Pulte Group in 2012.  […]

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Did you know Caretaker Landscape has 15 Certified Irrigation Technicians?  With temperatures increasing this month, Caretaker Landscape recommends adding run times and durations to your turf, trees and shrubs. Turf (we are now in the transition period to Bermuda) Spray heads – 13 minutes per run time (3 days per week) Rotor heads part circle – 21 […]

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National Arbor Day is on Friday, April 26th  in Arizona Did you know an acre of mature trees can provide enough oxygen for 18 people in one year?  Yvette Bourdages, Business Development Manager for our Tree Management Division and Trixie, one of our Caretaker Pets is reminding you to mark your calendars.  National Arbor Day is on […]

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Common Name: Beaver Tail Prickly Pear Botanical Name: Opuntia basilaris Native Distribution:  Sonoran and Mohave deserts Hardiness: 10 degrees Sun: Full, radiant sun Water: Very low to natural water Growth (rate, size and form): Moderate, low spreading Cactus Foliage (e/d, color, texture):  Blue-gray, brown spines Flowers (color & season):  Magenta to pink,  Currently blooming! Comments […]

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Common Name: Bush Morning Glory Botanical Name: Convolvulus cneorum Native Distribution:  Native to southern Europe Hardiness: 15° Sun: Reflected sun Water: Very low Growth (rate, size and form): Fast, 2 x 3, mounding Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Evergreen, silvery gray, medium texture Flowers (color & season): Showy white. Spring Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic): Low litter, […]

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Check out the article written in AZRE Magazine about Caretaker Landscape and Tree Mangement sponsoring the first annual Jam for Kids Event February 7, 2013.   We are so excited to be part of this amazing event, Tickets to “Jam for Kids” may be purchased at scottsdale2030.org/caretakers.html or you can contact one of our Caretaker Team […]

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Tis the Season!

Published on December 13, 2012 by in Association Events, Uncategorized

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As a company we are approached daily with opportunities to contribute to various charities.  There are just certain charities that give a little extra tug at our heart strings.  Yesterday was a busy for the Caretaker Team. First thing in thing morning Ryan, Scott, Eric and Dan loaded up the trucks to take donations over […]

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We CARE We CARE about Landscape Excellence. We take pride in the communities that we manage and build and it shows according to the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association (ALCA). The results for the 36th Annual Arizona Excellence in Landscaping Awards are in. We are proud to announce that we won 4 awards! Award Winning Communities:   […]

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We are so excited to share the news!!! Four of our communities won awards this weekend at the  ALCA 36th Annual Arizona Excellence in Landscaping Awards. DRUM ROLL PLEASE… Commercial Maintenance Over $500,000: JUDGE’S AWARD Vistancia– This property is managed by CCMC and our very own Anthony Luciano is in charge of Landscape Management at the community. […]

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THANK YOU to our Veteran’s!!!

Published on November 12, 2012 by in Uncategorized

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We are so excited to announce that we have 3 new employees that have joined the Caretaker Family! To get to know them better click on their pictures below.

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24th Anniversary Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management 24th Anniversary New Online Experience 24th Anniversary! In 1988, Caretaker, Inc. started with two retired bankers and a vision; To be the best landscape company in the Valley.  Six months later, we had our first client, Microchip Technologies, and started our first two person crew.  Twenty-four years later, […]

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June 2012 Newsletter

Published on June 29, 2012 by in Uncategorized

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We Care! Summer Monsoon Safety If you haven’t experienced summer in Arizona, get ready for the beginning of Monsoon Season. Did you know the earliest start date for the monsoon was June 16, 1925? Arizona storms are considered monsoons when the average dew point is 55 degrees or higher for three consecutive days. These storms bring […]

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May 2012 Newsletter

Published on June 8, 2012 by in Uncategorized

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We Care! Save Money by Landscaping Correctly the FIRST Time In March, Forbes reported that there was a 41% increase in 2011 in Phoenix metro area building projects. The construction, which included both residential and commercial properties, totaled $5.3 billion. New construction can be both costly and time-consuming.  If not properly planned, the initial project […]

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April 2012 Newsletter

Published on June 8, 2012 by in Uncategorized

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April Contest Name this tree! The first 5 people who can name the tree above wins a Starbuck’s gift card. Simply “REPLY” to this newsletter & tell us what kind of tree it is & you win. Our Green Practices Include: * Green waste compost sites * Durability Planning * Water-Efficient Principles * Smart Route […]

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March 2012 Newsletter

Published on June 7, 2012 by in Uncategorized

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We have 5 ISA Certified Arborists on our team and we are equipped to handle all of your tree trimming and tree care needs. Juan Gomez, Operations Manager – ISA Certified Arborist (WE-8275A), CDLP, CLP, QP, ABPA, SLM, ACPA Scott Cosgrove, Director of Horticulture – ISA Certified Arborist (WE-8354A), ACLP, CDLP, CTM, CLIA, SLM, ACPA Anthony Luciano, […]

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