Southwestern Deserts

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Grow Desert Plants

The other day, someone said to me "all the plants are dead during the summer." I gritted my teeth and tried not to have unkind thoughts about covering him in compost. Sure the cool-season annuals are burned out and non-natives are gasping for breath,...
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Shows & Events

Plant Sale and Garden Fair The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Arizona, will hold its annual summer plant sale on June 16 and 17. A...


Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage Although temperatures are heating up, cool-season cabbage is still being harvested in my garden....
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Regional Reminders

  • Increase Watering Frequency
  • Control Pearl Scale
  • Plant Colorful Annuals
  • Check for Black Widows
  • Monitor Tomato Plants

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