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
Did you know that you can have plants blooming in your landscape every month of the year? In the desert garden, this is definitely true! One of the most popular programs that I teach at the… Read More
A chilly winter’s morning dawns over this Phoenix garden Winter is a beautiful time of year in the desert landscape with bright blue skies, fresh cool air, and the plants in the garden… Read More
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