I have had a love affair with roses for over 26 years. It all began when we bought our first house. I was a young mother with two girls who was giddy with the possibilities of having… Read More
Do you have parts of your landscape that you would like to change? Perhaps you have areas you like, but there are plants you are tired of or are struggling with. I want to show you wh… Read More
Do you like to use herbs to flavor your favorite dishes? If so, than you’ll want to try herb salts. So what are herb salts, you may wonder? They are a mix of the herb o… Read More
Let’s face it. Hot summers are not surprising to desert dwellers. In fact, a typical garden with native and desert-adapted plants will weather intense heat with little fuss. Ho… Read More
I have a shocking confession to make… Believe it or not, I’m relatively new to growing houseplants. Yep, it’s true. As a horticulturist, I’ve focused my career almo… Read More
“Where do you recommend I go to buy plants?” This is one question that I’m often asked by desert dwellers. The choices that people have for purchasing plants range from a… Read More
Have you ever had the experience of receiving an unexpected bouquet? I’ve been blessed to have gotten bouquets throughout my life from my wonderful husband, my children, and in the pa… Read More
Spring in the desert brings a flurry of activity out in the garden – much of it involving container gardening. As they say, in late spring, it’s “out with the old… Read More
Have you ever discovered a garden in a surprising place?A few years ago, I found myself driving through the historic neighborhoods of the Encanto district in downtown Phoenix. I had finishe… Read More
I have a wonderful treat for you! This week’s blog post is from Dr. Jacqueline Soule. Chances are that her name sounds familiar and that is because she is a noted plant expert and well… Read More
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