Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

August, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Water Harvesting

Summer monsoon thunderstorms have arrived, although unfortunately somewhat sporadically in my area. We're still below the average annual rainfall. My garden had the benefit of one good soaking and one rather short-lived sprinkling. As long as we are...
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Shows & Events

Basic Vegetable Gardening Course Master Gardeners from the Desert Garden's Basic Vegetable Gardening Course will be held at...

Favorite or New Plant

Maximillian Sunflower Sunflowers are one of the few things that can be planted in the heat of summer in the low desert...
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Regional Reminders

  • Aerate Lawns
  • Watch for Iron Chlorosis
  • Prune Storm-damaged Trees
  • Collect Seed
  • Reapply Mulch

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