Southwestern Deserts

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Time for Basil

It's cool-season planting time, and every gardener I know is itching to dig after our seemingly endless summer. All sorts of veggies, flowers, and herbs can be sown now. One of my favorite cool-season herbs is basil. It's easy to grow, great to cook...
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Shows & Events

Perennial Divide and Fall Garden Festival Maricopa County Master Gardeners sponsor this free event, which features plants from Metro Tech...

Local Buzz

Diazinon Banned Although it's been in the works for some time, the Environmental Protection Agency has canceled...
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Regional Reminders

  • Initiate Reblooming of Holiday Plants
  • Prepare Garden Beds
  • Sow Wildflower Seeds
  • Transplant Landscape Plants
  • Propagate Cacti and Succulents

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