Southwestern Deserts

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Decorating My Garden

I'm an avid collector of "doo-dads" for my garden. I seldom buy anything designated as "garden decor". I'm more intrigued by cast-off objects and oddball pieces that make some people raise their eyebrows. For example, a fellow gardener had an old...
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Resources

Books

How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest by Jill Nokes, (University of Texas Press,...

Favorite or New Plant

Bat-faced Cuphea Bat-faced cuphea ( Cuphea llavea ) features brilliant scarlet flowers in striking contrast to the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watch for Black Widow Spiders
  • Citrus Fruit Splitting
  • Deadhead Flowers
  • Water Effectively
  • Wash Dusty Plants

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