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Best Potted Plants For California And Nevada

By Teo Spengler

Container gardening in the west is a dream, a great way to grow vegetables, flowers, succulents and even fruit trees. Click for more.

Western Birds: Common Birds Of California & Nevada

By Teo Spengler

Whether in your garden or the wild, bird watching in California and Nevada can be exciting and fascinating. Learn which ones to watch for.

Most Invasive Plants In California And The Western U.S.

By Teo Spengler

Learn how invasive plant species are a threat to ecosystems in the states of California and Nevada.

Drought Tolerant Plants For California And Nevada Gardens

By Teo Spengler

Learn about native “bulletproof” plants that are your best choices if you live in the hot zones of California and Nevada.

Pollinator Plants For Nevada And California Bees

By Teo Spengler

Plants that feed pollinators vary from region to region. Learn about the best pollinator plants for California.

Lawn Alternatives California And Nevada Gardeners Should Try

By Teo Spengler

Many plantings can substitute for traditional turf grass; they’re better for the environment and require less from us.

Drought Tolerant Shrubs California And Nevada Gardeners Love

By Teo Spengler

Click here to learn about some drought tolerant shrubs California and Nevada that gardeners love.

Best Ornamental Grasses For California And Nevada

By Teo Spengler

Click here to learn about some of the best ornamental grasses for California and Nevada.

Nevada And California Lawn Care Tips

By Teo Spengler

Click here for tips on how to keep your grass happy in California and Nevada without exceeding your water budget.

Native Plants California And Nevada Gardeners Should Grow

By Teo Spengler

Learn about growing beautiful native plants in California and the US Western region.

Pest Insects In California And Nevada Gardens

By Teo Spengler

Learn about the peskiest pests in California and Nevada gardens.

Conifers Of The Western States – Learn About Common West Coast Conifers

By Teo Spengler

Conifers of the western states range from fir, pine, and cedar to hemlocks, juniper, and redwoods. For more information, click this article.

Gardening In The West: October Gardening Tasks

By Teo Spengler

Although autumn marks the end of summer gardening season, you still have some October garden tasks in the western region. Find them here.

Western Shade Trees: Learn About Shade Trees For Western Landscapes

By Teo Spengler

Summer is better with shade and, if your garden needs more, you may be looking for shade trees for western landscapes. Click here for suggestions.

August To-Do List: Gardening Tasks For West Coast

By Teo Spengler

Much of the gardening tasks for western regions in August will deal with harvesting vegetables and fruits, but other things too. Click to learn more.

West Coast Vine Varieties – Learn About Nevada And California Vines

By Teo Spengler

If you live in California or Nevada and want to plant West Coast vine varieties, click here. You’ll find tips on picking vines perfect for your garden.

Western Region Perennials – Growing Perennials In Western U.S.

By Teo Spengler

There are many gorgeous perennial plants for California that are low maintenance and drought tolerant. Click here for perennials for western states.

Las Vegas Garden Design: Growing Plants In Las Vegas Region

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Gardening in Las Vegas has its challenges – oven-like temperatures, drying winds, minimal rainfall, and poor soil. Click here to learn more.

Regional To-Do List: Maintaining Western Gardens In July

By Teo Spengler

If you're ready to jump into July gardening, you’ll have plenty of tasks on your plate. Click here to see what you should be doing in western gardens.

Garden To-Do List: Gardening Tasks In Western Gardens

By Teo Spengler

In the month of May, spring is slowly waving goodbye and summer is near. What are May gardening tasks for the West Coast? Click here for a checklist.

Best West Coast Annual Plants: Growing Annuals In Western Gardens

By Teo Spengler

Whether you are planting a summer or winter annual garden, you’ll find information here about easy-care annuals for western U.S. gardens.

West Coast Gardening: Things To Do In April In The Western Region

By Teo Spengler

The gardening to-do list for April can be a long one, especially in the western region. If you are making a list of your April gardening tasks, we are here to help.

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