Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

July, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Unusual Groundcovers

When installing plants in our landscapes, groundcovers sometimes get neglected, as more showy shrubs or shade-providing trees get top priority. That's okay, but don't ignore groundcovers completely. I wouldn't encourage planting in July in the low...
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Local Buzz

Wildlife in Trouble The devastating wildfires are taking a harsh toll on wildlife throughout the Southwest. Financial...


Pests of the Garden and Small Farm In Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: A Grower's Guide to Using Less Pesticide , author Mary...
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Regional Reminders

  • Monitor Plant Water Needs
  • Hose Off Dusty Plants
  • Dethatch Lawns
  • Solarize Garden Beds
  • Transplant Palms

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