Spring has barely arrived – but summer will soon be here! The best time to do a careful tune-up of your irrigation system is now – before your plants need it!
Iris flowers are enchanting and the plants are tough as nails. They grow well in our alkaline Southwestern soils, needing little extra water to keep going. Named for the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow, iris flowers bear almost every color of the rainbow. It is […]
Is it a tree? Is it a shrub? Well – it’s either! Pomegranates are an “in-between” plant. They are either a short shrub-like tree, or maybe a tall tree-like shrub. Mature pomegranate plants have multiple trunks and reach 6 to 12 feet high and generally […]
One concern of readers is home security. Good news – your landscape can boost your home security tremendously with three basic components. Is your Home Secure? I’ll come back to the three key components but first and foremost – lots of spiny plants in the […]
Over the years I have heard from many gardeners that their garden is their sanctuary – the place they go to get away from the slings and arrows of ill fortune. Their garden is the place they go to recuperate, relax, and refresh themselves. Now […]