Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

April, 2004
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Rose Garden Tour
A self-directed tour of the Mesa Community College Rose Test Garden in Mesa, AZ, will be held on Sunday, April 18, starting at 1 p.m. Visit six private gardens, each with 100 to 350 rose bushes. Tickets ($5) are available at the college the day of the tour. Sponsored by the Mesa-East Valley Rose Society (

Web Finds

Wildflower Sightings
Out of town visitors arriving and you've nothing planned? Take them to view some of Arizona's famously photographed wildflowers. The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix now provides a list on its Web site detailing where blooms have been spotted throughout the state.


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