Southwestern Deserts

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Reduce Heat and Glare with Vines

Palo verde trees are in full bloom right now in the low desert and the sight is glorious. They look like huge yellow puffballs. To get the full effect, I like to view "natural" trees whose branches still hang to the ground. They really create a...
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Grasses Subtitled "Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design," the book Grasses , by Nancy J. Ondra,...

Web Finds

Urban Integrated Pest Management The Urban Integrated Pest Management Web site from the University of Arizona contains...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Sun-loving Flowers
  • Fertilize Citrus
  • Check Saguaro
  • Apply Mulch
  • Pull Weeds

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