Change Irrigation Schedule

Happy Saturday! Fall is here and with it the rains! What an amazing storm for the Valley today! With Fall comes saving water, changing your irrigation settings. You want to decrease the frequency only. There are times when the duration for you Fall and Winter months...

Planting Now For Thriving Plants in 2017

The next few months in the Desert Southwest are an important planting time. I want to share with you how significant this time of year is for planting trees, shrubs, perennials, wildflowers and many winter edibles. Think summer, which shouldn’t be difficult,...

Let’s Talk Watering

I am often asked, “why does every plant I buy die” “why aren’t my plants thriving”? Ninety nine percent of the time, frequency and amount of water are incorrect! I can teach you proper watering techniques whether using a hose or an...

Tomatoes Anyone?

Believe it or not, I am planting tomato plants for a Fall crop! I found some heirloom varieties grown by a local grower, Vilardi Gardens at Summer Winds on Bethany Home Road. It’s best to plant your new transplants where they will receive afternoon shade. Tomato...