A May “to-do” list for gardeners in the Southwest United States
An Arizona Master Gardener shares tips and gardening news for early spring Read Article
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When we began designing the Sonoran Desert garden around our new home, we had to answer the most fundamental desert-gardening question: How do I water my plants? Read Article
These Mediterranean plants do well in hot, dry Texas.
The ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) has become the darling of Southwestern gardeners shooting for a bold look. Read Article
A husband and wife find compromise in the garden.
When I think about what defines Southwest style in our gardens, I usually think about succulent plants with bold shapes, seasonal wildflowers, or rocky arroyos, but lately I’ve had my mind on a more mysterious garden element: the shrine. Read Article
These houseplants do well in Texas homes and gardens.
BY EARLY JANUARY, several freezes usually have singed lawns and prairies around Austin to various shades of straw. Read Article
Southwest BY JUDY MIELKE / Scottsdale, Arizona, Zone 9 Desert Destinations WILDFLOWERS are splashing their color everywhere—out in the desert, along the highway, and in neighborhood common areas. As spring debuts in nature, it makes a grand entrance in gardens … Read Article