Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

April, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Prepare Flower Beds

Garden tours are in full swing in the low desert, and I'm indulging myself. Flower beds are bursting with color, aided by recent rains alternating with warm temperatures. It's fun to see what other plantaholics are growing, and I return home inspired to...
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Shows & Events

Master Gardener Tour Flowers are in peak bloom in spring. Attending a garden tour is a great way to learn what...

Favorite or New Plant

Verbena I like no-fuss plants that take the desert's challenging conditions in stride. Verbena fits the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Locate a New Flower Bed
  • Deadhead Flowers
  • Monitor Water Use
  • Spread Mulch
  • Fertilize Annuals

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