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Most of us don’t have big acreage for our gardens. That’s why we try to pack so much into them.
Here in the great American Southwest, we have an amazing set of growing conditions, as I mentioned to a family member who lives in way upstate New York.
Spring is ending, and we all know summer heat is coming soon. We're sort of in the brunch of spring and summer, so is it too late to plant tomatoes? What about lettuce?
If you've thought about adding some 'desert natives' to your lawn or garden, there are some choices that don't include thorns. More
When the soil is frozen solid in other parts of the country, our soil isn’t. Now there are times when the soil in our area is just so hard to dig that it might as well be frozen.
A just food system has to encompass every step from the soil to your plate.
When it comes to Halloween-themed plants, there are some devilish choices.
Even though we're still in triple digits in Southern Nevada, it's not too soon to start thinking about a fall garden. More about that ahead on Desert Bloom.
Replacing your lawn with rocks is one idea, but there are some colorful alternatives.
Many plants in your garden are certainly not fans of our hot summers. But there are some notable exceptions.
There's one desert shrub that's fuzzy, colorful, and a popular hangout for butterflies. Here's Dr. Angela O'Callaghan.
When I talk to people from other parts of the country about living in a “desert”, the first thing they usually mention is how hot they imagine it would be. We Mojave dwellers really do know better
Mulch can be made of many things - and will be very much appreciated by your plants. Here's Dr. Angela O'Callaghan.
It doesn’t take many spring showers to awaken the weeds. Here's Angela O'Callaghan.
Some people might think it’s a bit early to start talking about spring, and cool season planting, but this is Southern Nevada, where the seasons have their own peculiar ways of doing things.
When the Halloween season rolls around, my entire neighborhood is festooned with spider webs, witches hanging in front of windows, and pumpkins all over the place.
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.
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 .
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.
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.