Vegetable Planting Calendar for Maricopa County, AZ

Vegetable Planting Calendar

It is not often we link to an article on an outside website but when we saw the Arizona Cooperative Extension and The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Vegetable Planting Calendar for Maricopa County – we wanted you to see it. Authored by Kai Imeda and Kelly Murray Young, its tables…

Growing Desert Marigolds

Growing Desert Marigolds

Baileya multiradiata is a North American species of sun-loving wildflowers native to the deserts of northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States including our own state of Arizona. Although called a desert marigold, it is only a remote relative of the true marigolds of the genus Tagetes. Baileya multiradiata is a short-lived perennial to annual that forms a clumping patch of silvery-green foliage which bears many tall, naked stems,…

Therapeutic Gardening In Trying Times

Therapeutic Gardening In Trying Times

With many people self-isolating at the moment because of COVID-19 – your attention may be turning to making the most out of your garden. Here are some top tips to help you relax and make your garden look beautiful at the same time! Order summer-flowering bulbs and seeds now. Have a general tidy up, removing…

Full Sun Succulents and Cactus

Full Sun Succulents & Cactus

If you live in a hot and sunny region of the world, like Arizona, your plants need to choose the right plants.  Full sun succulents and cactus are drought tolerant plants that can handle more hours of sunlight per day, higher heat, and tolerate drought conditions. Top 7 Full Sun Succulents & Cactus Selecting the…

How To Grow Cilantro In Arizona

How To Grow Cilantro In Arizona

To grow Cilantro in Arizona you’ll need to plant the seeds in September and continue to plant seeds once or twice per month until April. Fresh cilantro or coriander is best fresh, and you can’t get fresher than your own herb garden. It’s easy to plant, grow, and harvest cilantro anywhere in Arizona. We will…

Gardening How To Start

Gardening: How To Start

The first step to start gardening is to choose the type of garden you want: flowers, herbs, or vegetables. Then choose a location in your yard. How To Start Gardening Landscapes are pretty plain without some color and growing your own herbs and veggies provides the freshest produce for your family. It takes a little…