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    Smart Plant Choices To Decrease Water Use in the Landscape

    In the Southwest, water is a valuable resource. One of the best places to look for water savings is in the landscape, where up to 75% of household water use occurs. This is a large percentage of water use but, there are a number of ways you can minimize how much you use. Even a small change can make a…

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    Cool Season Vegetables – Plant those Greens!

    Summer is almost over in the Southwest and it’s time for the cool season vegetable garden – full of greens! Good news is that you don’t need a giant space – just a few big pots on the patio will do. Here are some tips to get you started. Cool Season is Time for Greens Garden greens in the lower…

  • Head For Cover: Strategies to Combat Summer Heat

    Here we are in August, the time for the hottest days in our garden. For gardeners in the Southwest, this is the toughest time for us and our plants. We can’t change the inevitable heat waves coming our way but there are a few things we can do to minimize the sun’s effect on our more tender plants. Here are…