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Much as I love summer, with its sun filled hundred and ten degree-days, it’s a nice break when temperatures drop into the 90s.
Norm Schilling has some ideas for low maintenance plans suited to our kind of summer.
Cracks in your pool deck or walls? Likely not an earthquake – just bad planning. Norm Schilling talks about the downside of his state champion tree .
The heat of summer is here. For gardeners, the Southern Nevada heat is of particular concern.
My pluot tree is an amazing part of my garden.
Your yard is an ecosystem . . . Norm talks about letting nature take its course with Aphids
Norm Schilling has two plants to consider for your yard, if you’re willing to go a little further to find them first.
Norm has hope if your yard is blooming weeds.
Whether they showcase art, light, space, or eclectic finds, these four homes celebrate their owners’ passions and pastimes.
With Spring underway, Norm Schilling has his usual tips for what to do, and what to leave alone.
I love planning my garden. Every year, I have to try something new, whether it be a different color of cabbage, or perhaps something I’ve never eaten before.
From rabbits to nematodes, it can take some effort to keep a garden pest free. Here’s Dr. Angela O’Callaghan with Desert Bloom.
Norm continues with advice on a thorny yard issue – in part two of our look at pruning cacti.
Yes, you can prune your cacti without injuring yourself, Norm Schilling says
What do you suppose is the most popular American holiday? I mean, after Christmas, what do we spend the most money on, for cards, decorations, even parties?
Your yard could already have plenty of tiny plants ready to grow without spending at the nursery this fall.
Pesticides come with signal words – ranging from caution to danger.
Aphids come out in their thousands whenever temperatures are above 50°. They’re kind of amazing; you may see none on your plants one day, and an infestation the next.
Norm’s been cheering on a hummingbird family in recent weeks. He’ll tell us about that on Desert Bloom.
We can only describe them here . . . plants for your sense of smell.
How many of us immigrants into Southern Nevada arrived and were so relieved to learn that we had no allergies?
Norm Schilling has his notes on a tried and true favorite for the desert - the Red Yucca.
The winter solstice has passed but we’re still in the middle of winter here in the valley.
Just a couple of weeks away from mid winter, Norm Schilling has some reminders about winter watering.
Labor Day means gardeners can survey their yards and take stock of what made it through the heat. Who won in the annual survivor contest in your yard this summer?