Southwestern Deserts

May, 2010
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National News

Daylilies are popular plants because they are easy to grow and come in an incredible array of colors, sizes and bloom times. One way to help make a selection from among the many offerings at...

Award Winning Roses

It's never too soon to start planning ahead in the garden. Eager rose lovers will be happy to learn that All-America Rose Selections has already released the names of its two 2011 award winners!...

Landscape to Save Energy

As the cost of energy increases, we are all looking for ways to save. Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for your Home and Garden by landscape architect Sue Reed (New Society...

Nurturing Community Gardens

For the many people who want to garden, but don't have a place of their own on which to plant, community gardens are a great solution. If you're interested in starting a community garden in your...

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In the Garden


Composting Alternatives: Part II

Here's another option for enhancing your "green" lifestyle by reducing the amount of kitchen waste sent to the landfill. The Green Cone is sometimes described as an in-ground "digester." It doesn't produce usable finished compost. Instead, nutrients are...
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Web Finds

Mother's Day Garden Tour On Mother's Day (May 9), treat Mom to breakfast and a stroll through the stunning plant...

Clever Gardening Technique

Leave Pruning Cuts Unsealed Once upon a time, it was recommended to seal pruning cuts on trees with various paints and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Tomatoes Carefully
  • Plant Sun-loving Flowers
  • Fertilize Citrus
  • Plant Vines
  • Collect Seed

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