The arrival of spring sparks the transformation of cacti throughout the landscape as they burst forth in bloom. Cholla, prickly pear and even saguaro cacti show off their lovely flowers
Wildflower meadows are natural, colorful patches of yard that resemble walks in the mountains in summer. Although they arise naturally in many areas of the dry Southwest, growing one of
It loves poor soils, is drought tolerant, a spreading groundcover, a bee magnet – and delicious! You can grow thyme (Thymus vulgaris) in your Southwest garden or in a container.
Eating flowers has a long and venerable history. In Victorian England, rose tarts and candied violets were favorites. Citrus blossom tea was a treat in 17th century Versailles. In the
Two subscribers to Southwest Gardening won a gorgeous houseplant from Steve’s Leaves of Dallas. These Begonia ‘Alice Faye’ plants are sure to brighten their homes and patios part of the