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
National Poinsettia Day is December 12. How sweet — America’s favorite holiday flower has its own special day of recognition! Congress and the floral industry joined to designate this day
Living in the low to the mid-altitude desert can be a challenging place to garden in with hot, dry summers. However, it’s also a place where we can enjoy year-round
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.