Awesome Anise – You Can Grow it Now

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Jacqueline Soule shares how to grow the butterfly attracting herb anise in the Southwestern winter garden.

November is Time to Work Forward and Avert Disaster

Some garden tasks to do now – a little work now to and avoid future disasters.

Vegetable Gardening – Two Books Reviewed

Two recent vegetable gardening books are reviewed by Jacqueline Soule.

Add Some Annuals for Winter Garden Color

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Here in the Land of El Sol, winter is the time to get outside and enjoy our gardens! It is also time to add splashes of color with bright annual plants. Annuals are plants that finish their life in less than one annum, or year. Arranged in large decorative pots, hanging baskets, or planted inRead moreRead more

Easy to Grow in Winter – I’itoi Onions

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One of the Southwest’s best kept gardening secrets are the delightful I’itoi onions (Allium cepa). A lovely bunching or multiplier onion, with tops you can use like chives, the bulbs can become large enough for use, with a taste much like shallots. These prolific onions were originally grown near Baboquivari mountain as a crop ofRead moreRead more