Southwestern Deserts

April, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Can Lush and Green be Water Thrifty?

Some people think desert landscapes are dry and barren, not lush, lacking in green, or similar laments. I would argue that those people are misinformed! There are many ways to enjoy "green" in a desert landscape, and it isn't necessary to break the...
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Shows & Events

Cactus Show & Sale You'll find an unusual array of specimens grown by growers and hobbyists at the Cactus Show and...

Favorite or New Plant

Aloysia gratissima Bee brush ( Aloysia gratissima ) is one of the most fragrant shrubs for desert landscapes. Small...
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Regional Reminders

  • Monitor Water Needs
  • Plant Basil
  • Fertilize Roses
  • Harvest Citrus and Vegetables
  • Maintain Bulbs

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