Southwestern Deserts

August, 2012
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Arizona Highlands Garden Conference
Register for the 13th annual Arizona Highlands Garden Conference, Growing in Thin Air, in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Oct. 5 and 6. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners from Coconino, Gila and Yavapai Counties sponsor the event. Featured speakers include David Salman, President and Chief Horticulturist of High Country Gardens and Charlie Nardozzi, former horticulturist with the National Gardening Association and an expert on edible gardening. Early registration ($75) ends Sept. 14. After that date, registration is $100. For information, go to

Clever Gardening Technique

Save Space with a Fruit Cocktail Tree
If space is limited, consider a "fruit cocktail" tree, which has multiple citrus varieties grafted onto one rootstock.

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