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Best Shrubs Of The Southwest For Landscaping

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Read on for a comprehensive list of shrubs that typically thrive in the U.S. Southwest climates.

Landscaping With Native Plants Of The Southwest

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Selecting the right plant for your zone is crucial to good growth and development. Click to learn more about Southwest native plants.

Regional To-Do List: November Gardening Chores For The Southwest

By Amy Grant

A to-do list for the Southwest can come in handy. Click here to learn what November gardening tasks need to be accomplished for your area.

Regional To-Do List: Southwest Gardening In October

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Southwest gardening in October is beautiful. Not sure what to do in the Southwest in October? Click here for a regional October to-do list.

Regional To-Do List: Chores For September In The Southwest

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

A to-do list can get gardeners in the Southwest region ready to complete fall chores. Click here for September gardening in the Southwest.

Desert Shade Trees – Choosing Shade Trees For Southwest Regions

By Teo Spengler

No matter where you live, it’s nice to have a good shade tree to sit under on a sunny day. These shade trees in the Southwest are especially appreciated.

Garden To-Do List: August In The Southwest Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Southwest is scorching hot, hot, hot, but don’t give up on your Southwest garden in the heat of the summer. Here is your garden to-do list for August.

Popular Southwestern Vines: Choosing Vines For Southwest States

By Teo Spengler

If you live in southwestern regions, vines must be able to tolerate the dry, hot summers of the area. Learn about vine options for the Southwest here.

Growing Perennials In The Desert: Types Of Perennials For The Southwest

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Perennials for the Southwest have certain requirements that may differ from planting in other regions. For some ideas on suitable flowers, click here.

Southwest Garden In July – Gardening Tasks For The Southwest Region

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Gardening tasks for the Southwest in July are needed to keep plants healthy and hydrated. If you live in this region, click here for things to do now.

Southwestern Lawn Alternatives – Grassless Landscaping In The Southwest

By Teo Spengler

In a naturally dry area, many gardeners look for southwestern lawn alternatives. For ideas on some alternatives to grass lawns in the Southwest, click here.

Desert Plant Pests – Combating Pests in Southwest Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The unique climate and terrain of the American Southwest is home to several interesting garden pests. Learn about some of these pests here.

What To Do In June: Tips For Maintaining Southwest Gardens

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

By the time June arrives, most gardeners in the U.S. have seen a noticeable rise in temperatures, especially in the Southwest. Learn more here.

Southwest Fruit Trees: Growing Fruit In The Southwest Region

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Growing fruit in the southwestern United States can be tricky. Click here to learn what some of the best trees are for growing in a Southwest fruit orchard.

Growing Desert Annuals: Choosing And Planting Southwestern Annuals

By Teo Spengler

If you are looking for annual flowers for southwestern parts of the country, you will find more than a few to try. Click this article for ideas.

Gardening To Do List – Southwest Garden Guide For April

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

April garden maintenance in the Southwest varies widely depending on certain factors. Take a look at our garden guide for April to check tasks off your gardening to do list.

Southwestern Conifers – Can You Grow Conifer Trees In Desert Regions

By Teo Spengler

If you live in the southwestern section of the country, you’ll find a large selection of conifers to choose from. There are even conifer plants for desert areas. Click this article for more information about these southwestern conifers.

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