Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Scented Geraniums

Scented geraniums fill the garden with heady fragrances, such as rose, lemon, lime, ginger, cinnamon, apple, coconut, pine, orange, mint, and even nutmeg. These are not the Martha Washington-type geraniums with fat clusters of vivid red flowers. The...
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Shows & Events

Desert Green Conference The Seventh annual Las Vegas area conference entitled "Drought in the Desert: Doomsday or...


Scented Geraniums in the Kitchen Leaves and flowers of scented geraniums are edible and can be used like herbs in a variety of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tend Wildflower Beds
  • Transplant Desert-Adapted Trees
  • Plant Containers
  • Prepare Bulb Beds
  • Watch for Whiteflies

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