Southwestern Deserts

February, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Planting and Pruning Roses

February is the prime month for both planting new roses and pruning existing bushes. Bare-root roses are most commonly planted now, but container-grown roses can be planted too. If you purchase bare-root roses, be sure the roots haven't dried out....
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Web Finds

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park This stunning park covers 600,000 acres in Southern California's desert. It offers hundreds of...

Favorite or New Plant

Fairy Dusters Fairy dusters display tiny flower tufts that look exactly as their name suggests. Pink fairy...
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Regional Reminders

  • Control Weeds
  • Finish Pruning
  • Control Cabbage Loopers
  • Fertilize Container Plants
  • Fertilize Citrus

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