Desert Vegetable Garden

Desert Vegetable Garden

Creating Desert Vegetable Gardens There is still time to plant your organic desert vegetable garden. As the temperatures really start to heat up and our season changes from ‘pretty warm’ to ‘scorching hot’ you might think you missed the growing season for your veggie garden. That’s not really the case. You can still plant cucumber, […]

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Should You Add Artificial Grass To Your Desert Landscape?

Only a decade ago the idea of putting ‘artificial turf’ in your backyard was almost silly. You pictured football field style crunch green carpet, which stunk when it got wet and bubbled up all the time. Today, fake grass is all the rage and I love it. Here is a brief list of why artificial […]

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How to Take Care of You Succulent or Cactus

How to Take Care of You Succulent or Cactus

This article will give you and indepth guide to treat your succulent or cactus with care that benefits them to the fullest. Succulents and Cacti do not like water. If you are an obsessive water-er with your plants succulents and cacti may not be for you. Keep that in mind when growing these because over […]

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How to Get Rid of Oleander Aphids

It’s that time of year again, the oleanders that make up much of the desert landscape are starting to grow and bud, but some of you are noticing something odd: little, yellow dots on the leaves, buds and pods. These yellow dots are bugs, aphids actually. The oleander aphid is typically found in warm climates […]

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Top 100 Desert Plants

Here is a list of 100 of my favorite desert plants. This doesn’t mean there aren’t other desert plants you can enjoy and do well in desert, but these seem to be the most fun to grow in desert gardens. They are in no particular order. This list took me over a week to line […]

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