Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for December

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for December

Prepare for frosts now. If you don’t care for your sensitive trees, bushes, flowers and vegetables before the first frost, it’s probably too late, since the first frost will permanently damage them. It is not uncommon to have up to 20 frosty mornings in December. Be prepared to cover those frost-tender plants throughout December. [Read more…]

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for November

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for November

If you have a lawn or a garden in our Arizona desert, you might need a little assistance with what to expect in your garden, and what to do in your garden at certain times of the year. Here are some basic tips for caring for your desert plants, flowers, vegetables, and trees. [Read more…]

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for October

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for October

If you have a lawn or a garden in our Arizona desert, you might need a little assistance with what to expect in your garden, and what to do in your garden at certain times of the year. Here are some basic tips for caring for your desert plants, flowers, vegetables, and trees. [Read more…]

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for September

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for September

If you have a lawn or a garden in our Arizona desert, you might need a little assistance with what to expect in your garden, and what to do in your garden at certain times of the year. Here are some basic tips for caring for your desert plants, flowers, vegetables, and trees. [Read more…]

Container Plant Watering: How Much And How Often To Water Potted Plants

Container Plant Watering: How Much And How Often To Water Potted Plants

It is often difficult to gauge how much water for container garden plants is necessary. There is a fine line between drought and soggy soil, and either one can be detrimental to plant health. Summer is the most difficult time for container plant watering. Some tips and hints can help the gardener determine when to water container plants. Tools like moisture gauges are helpful for ascertaining how much water for container garden plants is the healthy amount. [Read more…]