Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

November, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Cacti Planting

My cacti garden has gone wild, sending out new growth in multiple directions, all slyly positioned to stab me if I don't tread carefully. Most of them were planted over a dozen years ago from a small pot or single pad and they've grown exponentially....
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Local Buzz

First Baby Condor Goes for a Spin The first baby condor hatched in the Arizona wild (in recent recorded history) tooks its first...

Favorite or New Plant

Teddy bear cholla Teddy bear cholla ( Cylindropuntia bigelovii ) is a treacherous plant. Its new growth easily...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sow Cool-Season Vegetables
  • Reduce Landscape Watering
  • Maintain Lawns
  • Fertilize Containers
  • Plant Vines

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