Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

December, 2003
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Gardening for Snowbirds
Tucson Botanical Garden will offer a "Gardening for Snowbirds" class on Saturday, January 17 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., to help part-time residents create beautiful landscapes when they're in town for winter and early spring. Learn how to use plants that shine in cooler temperatures without going dormant. Horticulturist Greg Corman will provide plant info and design tips. Cost is $12; $10 for TBG members. Call (520) 326-9686, ext. 10 to register or visit:

Web Finds
Enter a zip code and receive an "allergy forecast" for anywhere in the U.S. on The Pollen Library contains info on the most common allergenic plants, what they look like, where they are found, and when they are likely to pollinate and cause allergic reactions. You can also retrieve a list of allergenic plants found in each state. There's basic info on allergies with links to sites with more detail.


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