Southwestern Deserts

April, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


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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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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