Southwest Gardener: Make Your Garden Feel Like Home

Southwest Gardener is a Phoenix shop that celebrates the uniqueness of the desert Southwest. We treat the garden as high art and offer many one-of-a kind and handcrafted items to make your home and garden beautiful. We’re here to help with practical gardening needs and to spark your creative spirit. You’ll find workshops on everything from how-to gardening lessons to crafting inspired garden art. Scheduled  plant sales include organic herbs and vegetables. In the desert, we  garden and play outdoors 10 months of the year. Come see how you can make your garden feel like home.

Store Closing Details

It's time for us to retire, so Southwest Gardener will retire, too. Here's what we'd like you to know. *All classes & events on the schedule will still take place. If you've signed up for a class, it's still on. * Tomatopalooza will happen on February 16 from Noon...

Feeding Citrus

Feeding Citrus

The experts at the University of Arizona College Cooperative Extension have a useful guide to fertilizing citrus and it updates the timing of when to feed some citrus plants. Lemons and limes stay close to the schedule we're all familiar with: February, April, and...

Frost Protection & Winter Planting

Frost Protection & Winter Planting

Frost damage in central Phoenix. We had a small bit of frost over the holidays on the widelia in front of the shop and it reminded us to post these tips about pruning. Your first inclination might be to prune away the dead, ugly parts of the plants but please wait....