Frost Protection & Winter Planting

Frost Protection & Winter Planting

Frost damage in central Phoenix. While on our morning walks this week we’re seeing a bit of frost damage from the recent cold nights. Your first inclination might be to prune away the dead, ugly parts of the plants but please wait. Here’s why. If any of...
Watch Your Winter Watering

Watch Your Winter Watering

Shorter days and cooler weather mean outdoor plants and landscaping need less water to stay healthy. (Remember, too much water is a quick plant killer.) Please check your sprinklers and irrigation timers to adjust water schedules to this season. The Water Use It...
Growing Pumpkins

Growing Pumpkins

OK, it’s pretty hot here in the Southwest desert, but for those of you thinking about fall, run outside at 5:30 some morning and slip some pumpkin seeds into your garden. They are a good summer plants and will fill up what might be an otherwise empty garden bed....