Summer is here despite what the calendar says. Residents of the Southwest are no strangers to the heat, which not only affects our comfort but can be difficult for the
I said “rain lilies” in the title because I didn’t want to daunt you with the scientific name, Zephyranthes. But if gardeners wrote alphabet books, Z would be for zephyranthes!
On the whole, tomatoes are easy to grow, even from seed. The difficult part is our complete inability to control weather extremes during our Southwest growing seasons. Like many
Mosquitoes are not only annoying, they can carry dreadful diseases. And yet, the time to enjoy our gardens in the Southwest summer is in the cool of evening – right
I was fortunate to grow up in a rural area of Southern California where fruit trees, berry vines, and vegetable gardens were a common sight. I have lots of happy