How to Plan Your Garden

How to Plan Your Garden

I am a planner-person. I am most happy when I can plan out my day/week/month/year and then follow through with those plans/goals. I am pretty sure that’s one of the reasons why I love gardening.

I am also a bit old-fashioned about how I plan out my garden because I like to write it all out on paper. Yes, I could use a cool computer program, like GrowVeg.com. Honestly, if I ever decide to join the ‘computers for everything’ bandwagon, I would/will probably use GrowVeg.com. It’s a super awesome gardening scheduling program that makes garden planning super easy. So if you want to make garden planning a breeze, check it out! [Read more…]

Desert Garden Calendar and To-Do List for October

Desert Garden Calendar and To-Do List for October

Desert Checklist 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.

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for October [Read more…]

Tips on How to Grow Tomatoes in Hot Weather

Tips on How to Grow Tomatoes in Hot Weather

Hot summer temperatures can bring your previously productive tomato plants to a screeching halt. When days hit 85°F to 90°F and nights hover above 75°F, tomato flowers often fail to pollinate, then drop — which in turn puts new fruit production on hold. The longer the heat lasts, the longer those tomato flowers will continue to hit the pause button. In short, hot weather can delay your tomato crop. [Read more…]

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for July

Your Desert Garden – Monthly Do List for July

Here are some basic tips for caring for your desert plants, flowers, vegetables, and trees. [Read more…]

Summer Watering

Summer Watering

This is a rough time for our gardens, but they can thrive and look beautiful with correct watering practices. Here’s a quick list of the basics of summer watering. If you’d like more detail here’s a link to “Landscape Watering By The Numbers” the very best guide to desert watering you can find. We have complementary hard copies in the shop. Stop in to pick one up. [Read more…]