Southwestern Deserts

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Plant Bulbs

As temperatures finally cool this month, there are so many gardening opportunities I hardly know where to point my trowel first. How about a hole for a vine to cover a wall? Fill a container with herbs? Maybe sow some Asian greens? Plant bulbs? Yup,...
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Favorite or New Plant

Harlequin Flower Sparaxis tricolor is a fun bulb-type plant (it's actually a corm) to add to the garden. Small...

Clever Gardening Technique

Water and Dig Desert soil can be such compacted hardpan that digging a hole becomes a real challenge. Water the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Caring for Lawns
  • Plant Herbs
  • Sow Cool-Season Vegetables
  • Adjust Watering Schedules
  • Sow Wildflowers

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