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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 email@example.com.
Norm Schilling talks turf to find the best way to grow healthy grass...poke holes in the ground.
Most people want large mature plants in their yard. Norm Schilling says some shrubs will do the job nicely - if you let them.
Norm Schilling wants to sit back and enjoy the wonders of spring...but first he has to plant an African Daisy in his garden.
It's spring. So if you've been asking yourself what to do in the garden, Angela O'Callahan has some ideas on what to plant.
You might think that in the desert "if it's green and grows it's good", but that is not the case with invasive weeds.
Norm Schilling would be the first to admit his yard is a work in progress, and even he sometimes plants the wrong thing in the wrong place...
It's not too late to transplant trees. Norm Schilling found a volunteer Chinese Pistache in his vegetable patch, so you'll hear about a good method to transplant a tree on this week's Desert Bloom.
Angela O'Callaghan talks to imates at Jean Conservation Camp about what they've learned from gardening.
Norm Schilling suggests that we look to the good old juniper for adding color and depth to our yards.
Angela O'Callaghan has discovered a growing trend in area schools...