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Archives - August 2017

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Aug

Caring for Traditional Herbs When you live in the Desert

Traditional herbs usually mean the ones many of us are familiar with, ones which are medicinal and culinary, mints; basil’s; scented geraniums; thyme’s; and so on. Caring for these types of herb plants in the desert is different than caring for them in other parts of the country. The intense sun and dry heat we …

20
Aug

Basics Tools for Gardening

  Starting your garden requires the right tools.   There are a few basic tools that will get you started. Here’s a sampling of garden tools to start filling your tool shed. Shovels: Garden shovels have round, pointed blades. They are necessary for moving soil, digging holes and planting… Look for one with a flat edge at …

13
Aug

How About a Shrub?

  You can have a wonderfully green landscape in the desert.  Due to water conservation, the biggest difference between desert and regular landscaping is that instead of grass, you have a bed of rock surrounding the plants that you choose. Flowering shrubs are a wonderful way to add life to your yard, and a little …

9
Aug

Ornamental Grass: The quiet desert beauty!

  When you live in the desert, your landscaping choices are a little thinner than many people would like. Of course, if you get creative, you can build a landscape that has depth and character. One great way to get creative with your yard is to use ornamental grass. This guide will show you the …