Southwestern Deserts

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Outstanding Okra

I'm a fan of okra. That works well since it's a great warm-season crop in the desert. It thrives in heat and the humidity that accompanies summer thunderstorms. It tolerates a range of soils and has an extended growing season. Last year, I was still...
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Shows & Events

Arizona Highlands Garden Conference High desert gardeners have a terrific opportunity to attend a conference addressing their...


Anything Goes Vegetarian Gumbo When I'm craving vegetables, this gumbo hits the spot. I use whatever vegetables I have on hand...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Deeply
  • Checking for Iron Chlorosis
  • Fertilize Citrus
  • Preparing Fall Gardens
  • Splitting On Citrus Fruit

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