Southwestern Deserts

April, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden

341

Palo Verde Trees

The summer sun reflects off the cement block walls surrounding my yard, making the patio area somewhat oven-like. I plant vines to cover the walls and "take the heat off." Benefits In addition to absorbing some of the heat, and reducing electricity...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Zinnia 'Profusion' With summer approaching, it's time to think about warm season annuals. Zinnias do well in the...

Web Finds

Garden Clubs Looking for a garden club to join? The Arizona Garden Clubs Web site lists about three dozen...
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Regional Reminders

  • Control Prickly Pear Size
  • Plant Warm-Season Vegetables
  • Collect Seed
  • Check Irrigation Systems
  • Take Time to Smell the Roses!

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