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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.
We can only describe them here . . . plants for your sense of smell.
If you plan to grow your own salad in our desert environment this summer, it might be a good idea to get started early.
How many of us immigrants into Southern Nevada arrived and were so relieved to learn that we had no allergies?
It’s been feeling like Spring and Norm Schilling Norm Schilling has a to do list of yard assignments that doesn’t include a prediction on the weather.
Norm Schilling has his notes on a tried and true favorite for the desert - the Red Yucca.
Just a couple of weeks away from mid winter, Norm Schilling has some reminders about winter watering.
Our desert soil and composting – a perfect match. Garbage can end up being a nice meal for your garden. Here’s Angela O’Callaghan.
A gift idea for youngsters could have them enjoying veggies for years to come. Angela O’Callaghan says this stocking stuffer could end up giving a child an incredible edible experience.
The holidays roll around every year, and fortunately we have a set menu for some of the important dinners.
The calendar has told us for weeks, but now it feels like fall Southern Nevada. Before you head to the nursery, Norm Schilling reflects on temperature trends that can guide you.