October is National Spinach Month! Popeye the Sailor Man claimed “I’m strong to the “finich,” ’cause I eats me spinach.” But many people simply do not like the taste or
Roses are such classic beauties in the garden and we all love the thousands of colors and flower types that hybridizers have to offer. Each seems unique and personal. And
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
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.
Catmint, or Nepeta faassenii, is a tough plant that is easy to grow in many Southwest gardens. A member of the mint family, the plant spreads easily, so it makes