03 May 2017

Carefree appreciates $75,000 in donated firehouse landscaping

Author: Curtis Riggs | Sonoran News | October 1, 2008

The beauty of the Carefree Fire Station was greatly enhanced recently thanks to a $75,000 landscaping donation from the folks at Desert Foothills Landscape.

Mark and Juanita Wdowiak landscaped the outside of the $2.5 million firehouse with large armed saguaros, a Giant Cereus Monstrosus, golden barrel cactus, a Grande Ocotillo and variety of yucca and agave plants.

The landscape designers also put in rock arroyos, which will drain rainwater away from the building and take it out into the street.

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18 Apr 2017

Carefree Town Center Gardens to get free facelift

BY LINDA BENTLEY | MARCH 2, 2011 | Sonoran News

Carefree resident Mark Wdowiak, who owns Desert Foothills Landscape with his wife Juanita, after being approached by Carefree residents and master gardeners Marilyn Maloney and June Reilly, offered to enhance the landscaping in Carefree Town Center Gardens at no cost to the town.

During the March 1 council meeting, Town Administrator Gary Neiss said Maloney and Reilly had approached the town regarding their desire to further enhance the gardens.

Those conversations resulted in their contacting Wdowiak to see what level of interest he might have in participating in the project.

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18 Apr 2017

Advantage Point

Lead Designer, Jake Plocher, was featured in the April 2017 edition of Phoenix Home & Garden in a featured story called Advantage Point.

Recalibrating a front yard design garners a million-dollar view

When a Carefree home caught the eye of East Coast transplants Jim and Carolyn Halladay, the reason for its attraction turned out to be a major detraction. The house had a vantage point high on a hill, but its view was largely unrealized.
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