Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

June, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


We Can Grow Dr. Seuss Plants!

Desert gardeners can grow some of the most intriguing plants in the world. Plants may have bizarre or contorted shapes that look like something Dr. Seuss invented to go with various Hortons or Sneetches. Many succulents act as strong structural accents...
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Favorite or New Plant

Slipper Plant Pedilanthus macrocarpus grows in upright clusters, resembling a forest of 2 to 3-foot tall green...

Local Buzz

Growing Veggies for the South Pole Gene Giacomelli, with the University of Arizona and Phil Sadler, a Tempe botanist, won a contract...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cover Compost Piles
  • Plant Palm Trees
  • Harvest Garlic
  • Sow Annual Flowers
  • Aerate Lawns

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