Growing food from seed is rewarding and less expensive than buying starts. It’s also a way to control the growing medium and ensure healthy plants and use of organic methods.
Passive solar design for homes relies on many of the same principles as for placing plants; likewise, landscaping can affect a home’s passive solar efficiency. We live in a passive
Our contest ended, and we want to congratulate Lynn Wolf of Gilbert, Arizona for winning our 2020 calendar. If you didn’t win, there still is plenty of time to buy
Southwest plant lovers might think African violets are the last houseplant they can grow; I know I had my doubts. The stunning plants are native to regions like Tanzania, with a temperate but tropical climate. But it only takes some trial and error to grow these pretty flowering plants in dry Southwest homes.
Maybe “grow” is not the right word for an airplant, which needs no soil and grows very slowly. But airplants (Tillandsia) are just about as easy as it gets to