I have a pot. It’s “this” big. What can I plant in it outside that won’t die? This is the number one question I get nearly every day at the nursery.
Garden Guides: Spring Into Gardening
After the long and cold winter, I am sure you all are as ready to start gardening as much as I am. This is a time of new possibilities and new things to try in the garden.
Garden Guides: Planting Bare Root Trees
Winter is the time for planting bare root trees and shrubs. Have you ever considered it but felt a little nervous that you might not be successful? Don’t worry!
Garden Guides: Caring for Holiday Plants
Have you purchased those beautiful poinsettias, amaryllis or other tantalizing holiday plants but aren’t sure how best to care for them? Follow these steps to help them last longer.
Garden Guides: Natives and Non-Natives
Home gardening with natives, non-natives—and both at the same time.
Garden Guides: Fall Gardening Is Fun!
Fall is my absolute favorite time of year here in Southern Arizona. There are so many plants to try out that thrive in the cool nights and warm days.
Garden Guides: Troublesome Tomatoes
Growing tomatoes isn’t always easy. Here are some common problems—and solutions.
Garden Guide: Water Wisely
We are facing a drought in the Southwest. Here are some good, guilt-free ways we can use water to support life at this time of year.
Garden Guides: Lessons From an Aphid Mummy
Nature takes care of the pests in the garden — if you let her.
Garden Guides: Modern Victory Gardens
How do you start a modern victory garden? Grow what you like to eat! Eat what you grow. Any crop you can produce yourself is one less thing you have to drive to the market for.