Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

December, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Christmas Trees

Nothing suggests the holiday season has arrived like the fresh scent of a pine tree indoors! In our dry southwestern climate, it's essential to monitor trees to keep needles fresh and succulent as long as possible, both for aesthetics and to reduce fire...
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Shows & Events

Master Watershed Steward Program Modeled after volunteer master gardener programs, the Arizona Master Watershed Steward program...

Clever Gardening Technique

Add Coffee Grounds to Your Compost Pile Coffee grinds are a good source of nitrogen, and they decompose quickly because they are already...
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Regional Reminders

  • Maintain Flowering Holiday Plants
  • Protect Frost-Tender Plants
  • Plant Cool-Season Flowers
  • Toss the Compost
  • Plant Cool-Season Vegetables

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