WATER NEEDED

Hi Desert Dwellers! I am writing to you today because I am seeing a lot of stressed plants around the valley!! Please water your plants!!! Your irrigation system should run a minimum of one hour for shrubs but with these continued HOT temperatures, add another hour...

Planting Season Fall ’20

Hello! I do hope this finds you well! I wanted to let you know that it’s planting season in the desert. Even with these hot temps there are veggies you can plant now for a fall/winter harvest; beans, carrots, corn, green onions, pumpkins, tomatoes and winter...

Desert Gardening For September

It’s that time of year!! Let’s Get Planting! First, prepare your garden area by adding organic compost. Soil can become hydrophobic so water it in really well before you start planting. What to plant to get a harvest before the cold weather arrives,...

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,...