Southwestern Deserts

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Landscapes for Life

National News

Would you like to have your garden be more in tune with nature? Are you interested in designing a landscape that not only looks good, but can be maintained with sustainable practices? If so, you...

Homegrown Harvest

If you're looking for a food gardening book full of not only helpful information but plentiful- and gorgeous- instructional photos as well, look no further than this new offering from the American...

Take Two Cockroaches and Call Me in the Morning

Most gardeners know that, when it comes to the insect world, we have friends as well as enemies. While some insects cause problems for us in our gardens and homes, many more are beneficials,...

Nutrition News

Need more reasons to grow- and eat- lots of fruits and vegetables? How about keeping your bones strong? In an article in the November 2010 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter , published by...

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In the Garden


Integrated Pest Management Part 5: Chemical Control Methods

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies typically resort to chemical controls as the method of last resort, after combinations of other attempts (cultural, mechanical and biological that were described in earlier reports) failed, and if the gardener...
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Shows & Events

Luminaria Nights Tucson Botanical Gardens will hold its 24th Annual Luminaria Nights on December 3-5 from 5 to 8...

Favorite or New Plant

Claret Cup Cactus Echinocereus triglochidiatus , native to the Chihuahuan, Mojave and Sonoran deserts, is a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sow Wildflowers
  • Transplant Landscape Plants
  • Plant Holiday Bulbs
  • Fertilize Roses
  • Plant a Cool-Season Herb Garden

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