Southwestern Deserts

August, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Growing Groundcovers

The value of groundcovers becomes obvious this time of year. When the blazing heat can be felt radiating up from concrete sidewalks, patios, and large expanses that have been covered with gravel mulch. It's not a great time for planting groundcovers,...
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Favorite or New Plant

Spreading Fleabane Spreading fleabane ( Ergeron divergens ) is a aster family, low growing wildflower that looks...

Shows & Events

An Introduction to Desert Landscaping This 3 hour workshop introducing gardeners to desert landscaping will be held on September 19th...
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Regional Reminders

  • Start Vegetable Transplants
  • Pull Summer Weeds
  • Care for Containers
  • Wash Bird Baths
  • Maintain Roses

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