August is here!

Hello & Thank You for Visiting the Garden Guru website! I hope this finds you and your plants surviving monsoon season. When I think of monsoon season, I think free water!! However, there has only been a couple of weeks I was able to turn off my sprinkler system,...

July in the desert southwest

Welcome summer! These extreme temperatures may have you looking for some answers to container gardening. Many people garden in containers, which can be very challenging this time of year. So here are a few suggestions in getting your container plants to survive in the...

June 2013

Even though the temps are heating up, there is still plenty to do in the garden.  Add color by acquiring perennials such as pentas or salvia.  Sow seeds of Arizona poppy, sunflowers, Mexican sunflowers and zinnia’s.  Transplants of heat-tolerant annuals such as...

26 May 2013

Good Sunday Morning Fellow Gardeners! Happy Memorial Day Weekend. First, a reminder that it is time to fertilize your citrus. While you’re at it work some fertilizer into your other trees and shrubs and remember nice deep waterings! This morning these potatoes...

There is still time!

HELLO FELLOW GARDENERS! It’s a perfect time of year to get trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, & annuals planted! There is also time to get your tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers, and melons in the ground or containers. Also, many herbs thrive as...