Gesneriad refers to a family of plants, mostly tropical, that includes African violets. Most Southwest gardeners like to grow a few houseplants to get us through the off-season, when
The summer months are the most dangerous ones for our beloved plants. Soil and air temperatures in the Southwest soar to dangerous levels between the Fourth of July and Labor
It’s no surprise that the biggest challenge to growing plants in our region is the intense heat and dryness of summer, which is a stressful environment for plants. Thankfully, there are
I love the easy-care pleasures of gardening in containers. It only takes a few minutes to set up a pot, and then you’re good for the rest of the year.
People are growing more fresh vegetables and herbs to eat at home. This is a great trend, and growing your own food is becoming easier with new light/seed start setups