Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

September, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Using Graywater
Cado Daily, Cochise County Cooperative Extension Water Wise program coordinator, will explain how to safely and easily reuse graywater at this free workshop. Bring your questions! Tuesday, October 4, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Ecoasis, 54 Brewery Gulch, Bisbee, AZ. Contact:

Web Finds

Rain Gardens: A how-to manual for homeowners
Check out Rain Gardens, a free publication produced by University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension for details on designing, sizing, and constructing a rain garden. Desert dwellers should ignore the suggested plant lists at the end, but the other information, including helpful diagrams, provides a good foundation for the topic.


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