It’s time to get your garden ready for the burst of spring growth. Tip of the Month The secret to producing good tomatoes and peppers in the d…

A quiet and chilly month for Tucson gardens.   Tip of the Month To attract birds to your garden, be sure to provide for their basic needs: foo…

October This month is the perfect time for planting in the low desert. It’s cool enough now to set out those seasonal flowers and vegetables t…

Monsoon rains help quench the thirst of summer plants. PLANTING Plant native and low-water-use species now, when summer rains make digging eas…

Monsoon rains help quench the thirst of summer plants. PLANTING Set out heat-tolerant seasonal color blooms such as cosmos, gaillardia, gazani…

June As the weather warms, we Tucsonans get busy in our gardens. Hot and dry … a challenge for our gardens. PLANTING Sow seeds of cantaloupe, …