In honor of Greek Independence Day, March 25, I decided to write about Greek plants that do well here in the arid Southwest. First there are common food and herb
Every winter season, SWG’s Noelle Johnson awaits the appearance of the first flowers of her penstemon. As early as November, her firecracker penstemon begins to bloom in her low-desert garden.
Look – in my garden – it’s a green. No! It’s a flower. No it’s oxalis, the super shamrock! Maybe you know oxalis as shamrock, or maybe wood sorrel,
It happens every year. As the chilly days of February pass by, I start to keep a lookout for signs. It may be the sound of a cardinal staking out
Those of us who live in the high deserts and mountains of the West know average frost days are just averages, and can vary. Even though it might not freeze