Southwestern Deserts

February, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


For the Birds

I wonder if birds that visit my garden derive as much pleasure from the experience as I do from watching them. I admire their industry, as hummingbirds hover at the fairy duster ( Calliandra californica ), methodically seeking nectar from every blossom,...
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Shows & Events

Desert Landscaping for Beginners Authors of the book, Desert Landscaping for Beginners: Tips and Techniques for Success in an...


Gardening for Birds Desert Bird Gardening is a handy booklet listing native plants that provide food or shelter for...
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Regional Reminders

  • Start a Compost Pile
  • Transplant Tomato and Pepper Plants
  • Start Basil Seeds
  • Finish Pruning
  • Fertilize Deciduous Fruit Trees

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