Southwestern Deserts

June, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Bring on the Butterflies

Butterflies flitting about the garden are purely delightful. You can take your chances that butterflies will happen to find your yard, or you can attract them to your garden by growing specific plants. Butterflies are easy to attract if you understand...
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Desert Butterfly Gardening Desert Butterfly Gardening , (Arizona Native Plant Society, 1996; $2) is a slim booklet packed...

Favorite or New Plant

Wooly Butterfly Bush From the same genus as the butterfly bush ( Buddleia davidii ), comes the wooly butterfly bush (...
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Regional Reminders

  • Dethatch Bermuda Lawns
  • Control Scale on Cacti
  • Solarize Soil
  • Plant Vegetables
  • Keep Containers Cool

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