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Every week one our desert gardeners provides expert advice on making your desert garden bloom. They'll take you to some of their favorite landscapes in Las Vegas and introduce you to horticultural experts working in Southern Nevada.Angela O'Callaghan is Associate Professor, Nevada Cooperative Extension - Specialist in Social Horticulture. Norm Schilling is owner of Schilling Horticulture Group in Las Vegas. His prior experience includes horticulture supervisor at UNLV and lead groundskeeper at the Gardens at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve (formerly the Desert Demonstration Garden). He's an ISA certified arborist and teaches a variety of horticulture and tree care topics. You're invited to submit questions to Desert Bloom.Check out Norm Schilling's list of "Wonderful Plants on the Cheap and Easy" and "Norm's Favorite Desert Trees".Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This winter’s been a relatively wet one, so it really shouldn’t come as such a big shock when many plants in this region respond to the abundance of water.
It might be cool outside but if you want healthy shrubs, roses and trees around your home, get outside and get busy says Norm Schilling. Starting small is smart and sustainable.
There are some winters, like the one we’ve been experiencing, when the temperature suddenly drops. All of us intrepid desert gardeners race to get the raised beds covered.
We’ve had a run of cold nights and Norm Schilling has some advice on keeping the cold in perspective.
It’s a good time to get some pruning done says desert gardener Norm Schilling, and the pros and cons of the African Sumac.
Not too long ago, I was talking with a friend about life in the Mojave Desert.
A few days into fall, there’s a quick payoff to some maintenance in your yard.
Planting season is nearly here and Norm Schilling has plans and ideas to share.
Since we have four or five growing seasons here in the great American Southwest, we’re able to ask the question that gardeners in many other regions only wish they could, what do you want f
Some plants are surviving the summer in your yard . That doesn’t mean they’re happy. Norm Schilling offers his advice.
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