Southwestern Deserts

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Planting for Energy Savings

Today's thermometer topped 115 degrees, and my air conditioner was cranking on overtime. It's too hot for any sane person to be outdoors planting, but a convenient time to contemplate whether your landscape promotes energy efficiency and relief from the...
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Local Buzz

Master Gardener Journal Available to Public Maricopa County Master Gardeners have given a makeover to their old newsletter. Renamed the...

Favorite or New Plant

Sundrops This spreading perennial ground cover provides a pretty butter yellow mass of flowers. Sundrops (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Okra
  • Solarize Soil
  • Watch for Spider Mites
  • Protect Vegetables
  • Pick a Bouquet for a Friend

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