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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.
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.
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?
Over the past few weeks, many people have been telling me just how tired they are of the summer.
Norm Schilling didn’t like his crepe myrtle so he’s not sad it was a casualty of the storm. That and more thoughts on the impact of our summer weather.
When I first moved to the great American Southwest, I took a drive up to Mesquite to see some more of Clark County. It happened to be quite a windy day on the I-15.
When do you need to a grow a lawn?
When you want to kill a lawn. Norm Schilling explains.
When I got back from vacation a couple of weeks ago, I couldn’t believe how wild my garden had grown in just a short period.