• Growing the Southwest Garden: Regional Ornamental Gardening (Regional Ornamental Gardening Series)

    Create a flourishing garden in a harsh climate! The challenge of gardening in the Southwest is greater than ever before. Extremes of temperature and drought are more pronounced, and precious water resources are stretched to the limit. But it can be done, spectacularly-and garden designer Judith Phillips shows you how. You'll learn how to cope with your local soils and climate, meld your dream outdoor space with the site you have, choose plants suited to Southwestern extremes, and keep your garden healthy. Above all, you'll discover that living in a demanding environment doesn't mean sacrificing the quality of your home landscape. By gardening thoughtfully and choosing resilient plants, you too can make your yard a place of beauty and refuge. For gardeners in Arizona, southwestern Colorado, southeastern Nevada, New Mexico, western Texas, and southern Utah.

    • ASIN: 1604695218

  • Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for the Waterwise Gardener

    Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. As water becomes more precious, our gardens suffer. If we want to keep gardening, we must revolutionize our plant choices and garden practices. Hot Color, Dry Garden provides home gardeners with a joyful, color-filled way to exuberantly garden in low-water conditions. Garden expert Nan Sterman highlights inspiring examples of brilliant gardens filled with water-smart plants. Gardeners will find advice for adding color to the garden, information about designing for structure and texture, and a plant directory that features drought-tolerant plants that dazzle. Hot Color, Dry Garden is a must-have guide for gardeners in the Southwest and other areas affected by drought and low-water conditions.

    • ASIN: 1604694572

  • Month-By-Month Gardening in the Deserts of Arizona: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year

    The Month-By-Month series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to have gardening success all year. Written by authors in your state, the information is tailored to the issues that affect your garden the most. When is the best time to plant trees and shrubs? Should I fertilize my lawn now? Is it time to prune my roses? What should I be doing in my garden this month? You'll find the answers to these questions and much more inside. This easy-to-use book highlights each of the ten major plant categories using a monthly format. It guides you through each month of the year, telling you exactly what your garden needs. It is like having an expert in the garden with you all year long. Valuable hints are located throughout the book, and beautiful photographs will inspire you. Written just for gardeners where you live, you can be confident that the information is right for you-and your garden will show it.

    • Brand: Brand: Cool Springs Press
    • ASIN: 1591863457
    • UPC: 789172002424

  • Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers (Garden Guides)

    Renowned Southwest gardening experts Mary Irish and Judith Phillips share their firsthand experiences with gardening in Arizona and New Mexico. The southwestern United States is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes and formations in the entire country. Alongside its famed attractions - the Grand Canyon, Rio Grande Gorge, and Havasu Falls among them - the region caters to a vast array of unique plant life, specially adapted to thrive in warm, dry climates as well as at high elevations. In Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide, authors and local gardening legends Mary Irish and Judith Phillips feature region-specific advice on planting, growing, and caring for more than 150 of the best-performing and most desirable plants across Arizona and New Mexico. Flowers and grasses, desert perennials and trees, shrubs and vines . . . this plant-by-plant guide includes useful information for the novice and the experienced gardener alike, paying special attention to low-water-use species that enjoy the specific climates of these two states. From the spectacular blooms of the claret-cup hedgehog to the puffballs of the Baja fairy duster, each plant is featured with full-color photography, detailed planting and care instructions, and recommendations for plants that can peace...

    • ASIN: 1591865913
    • UPC: 789172004541

  • Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

    Master the art of edible gardening in the beautiful southwestern United States.Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Arizona, New Mexico, or Nevada. Author Jacqueline Soule shares her bountiful knowledge of edibles in general and the Southwest region in particular, equipping you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and--most importantly--harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Tucson suburbs, the New Mexico Bootheel, the Mojave Desert, or anywhere else in the southwestern tri-state area, you'll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and before you know it you'll have delicious fresh fruits and vegetables on your table.

    • ASIN: 1591866146
    • UPC: 789172004725

  • Elite Fan Shop Arizona State Sun Devils Garden Flag 12.5"x18" - Maroon

    This garden flag features unique Arizona State graphics on both sides for two flags in ONE. It will look perfect outside in your garden or inside in your office or man cave! Features: -12.5x18 -Two sided -Printed in the USA -Officially licensed

    • Color: Arizona State Sun Devils Maroon
    • Brand: Elite Fan Shop
    • ASIN: B07GVPD4PQ

  • Desert Gardening: Fruits & Vegetables: The Complete Guide

    An illustrated guide to growing plentiful fruits and vegetables in the driest of American climatesWherever you live in the desert--up to 3,500-feet elevation--this guide is for you. Enjoy plentiful fruits and vegetables from your desert garden. Desert gardening expert George Brookbank will help you with your desert garden.Two books in one . . . A tremendous reference tool you'll use all year 'round!1. Complete how-to-do-it guide--Drip irrigation and watering--How to prepare desert soil--Which plant and tree varieties to choose--Citrus: Watering, pruning, fertilizing--New varieties for favorites: tomatoes, strawberries, grapes, melonsAnd the unusual . . . Low-chill applesOriental vegetablesYard-long beans--New chapters on hydroponics and alternatives to poisonous chemicals2. Week-by-week desert calendar--Learn how to work with the desert's short seasons, hot weather, insects, and soils--When to plant--When to pruneOver 650 photographsGreat for Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas!

    • ASIN: 1555610021

  • Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year

    The when-to and how-to schedule for growing, caring for, and maintaining your Southwest garden!Spade? Check. Work gloves? Check. Month-by-Month Gardening guide? Come on - you must admit a great reference book is key to successful gardening in the region where you live. Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening takes the guesswork out of gardening for anyone residing in the Southwest. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to enjoy a thriving garden all year, from January to December. Chronologically organized, this guide is full of critical gardening when-to and how-to advice, along with illustrated step-by-step instructions.The book's author is Jacqueline Soule, a Tucson-based gardening expert. She knows this arid region inside and out, and she's written several articles and books packed with her gardening advice. Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Month-by-Month Gardening showcases Soule's expertise in one easy-to-read guide.Inside, readers find brilliant garden photography and the most current information available. Complete with specific advice on growing flowers (both annuals and perennials), trees, groundcover, cacti, succulents, lawns, and more, you'll not find a better reference book. From planting to watering and fertilizing, and from maintenance to prob...

    • Brand: Cool Springs Press
    • ASIN: 1591866707

  • Gardening in the Desert: A Guide to Plant Selection and Care

    Newcomers to the Southwest usually find that their favorite landscape plants aren't suited to the hot, dry climate. Many authors offer advice on adapting plants to the desert; now Mary Irish tells how gardeners can better adapt themselves to the challenge.Drawing on her experience with public horticulture in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Irish explores the vexations and delights of desert gardening. She offers practical advice on plants and gardening practices for anyone who lives in the Southwest, from El Paso to Palm Springs, Tucson to Las Vegas.Irish encourages readers who may be new to the desert—or desert dwellers who may be new to gardening—to stop struggling against heat, aridity, and poor soils and instead learn to use and appreciate the wonderful and well-adapted plants native to the desert. She shares information and anecdotes about trees, shrubs, perennials, agaves, cacti, and other plants that make gardening in the Southwest a unique experience, and provides further information about plants from other desert regions that will easily adapt to the Southwest. In addition to descriptions of plants, Irish also offers tips on planting, watering, pruning, and propagation.For anyone who has struggled to maintain a patch of green or blanched at their water bill after unpr...

    • Color: Yellow
    • Brand: Brand: University of Arizona Press
    • ASIN: 0816520577