Southwestern Deserts

July, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Know Your Insects

Every now and then, John Q. Public brings in squashed orange "bugs" into the Extension office where I work for identification. "They're all over my cilantro," he says. "How do I get rid of them?" It sends a sad little shudder up my spine, because the...
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Web Finds

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens Located in Palm Springs, California, The Living Desert is a botanical garden, zoo, nature...

Favorite or New Plant

Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Regal Mist' This clumping grass is fabulous when its flowering spikes are backlit with the sun's low rays in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Transplant Palm Trees
  • Aerate Bermuda Lawns
  • Sow Pumpkins
  • Sow Sunflower Seeds
  • Monitor Citrus Water Needs

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