Sow Wildflower Seed in Fall for a Gorgeous Spring Display

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加利福尼亚风信子和红色亚麻 One of spring's many joys are the fields of wildflowers that we often see growing along the side of the road.  It is one of the many miracles of nature how such lovely flowers can grow in the…


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As summer begins to slowly fade and the heat begins to dissipate, 西南花园活过来了. Plants perk up in the absence of 100+ degree temperatures and people begin to venture outdoors  (without their hats!) to…


在容器中给仙人掌和多肉植物施肥 Many of you appreciate the beauty and the low-maintenance of using succulents (including cactus) in containers Container filled with 'Sticks on Fire' Euphorbia and Elephant's Food (Portulacaria…


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几周前, I had the opportunity to take another photo of a landscape I passed by in a neighborhood where I had just finished up a landscape consultation. Sadly, I often see examples of truly 'interesting' or should I say 'bad' pruning.…

Avoiding Storm Damage – Desert Museum Palo Verde 树

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“沙漠博物馆”帕洛维德 One of the most popular trees for arid climates is the “沙漠博物馆”帕洛维德. 一旦你看到一个, it's easy to see why it is present in so many residential, 商业, 和社区的地区. 中绿色…


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你晒伤过吗?  也许一个更好的问题是,“谁没有呢??"   Well, did you know that many 植物s get too much as well? I recently made a house call for a client who was worried about her newly 植物ed citrus trees. …

8 Colorful Plants for the Desert Garden and Where to Find Them

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When people think about what a 沙漠花园 looks like, what comes to mind? Perhaps, visions of lots of brown with rocks and a cactus or two? While you can settle for rocks and some cacti, BUT the truth is, we can have so much more! 想象一下…


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沙漠花园里的夏天很热. 这是不足为奇. However, there are periods within these hot months that temperatures climb higher than normal. Because of this, we do need to help protect our gardens from the effects of a heatwave. So,…


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Have you ever seen the beauty of cactuses showcased in containers? Adding a cactus to a container helps to set it apart from the rest of the landscape and helps it to stand out so that its unique texture and shape really stand out. 然而,……


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我非常喜欢春天.  有些年,春天从未到来.  Sometimes spring goes missing and winter turns right into summer.  但今年不是这样.  We have had beautiful weather and I have enjoyed being outdoors.   但是,……