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Ornamental Grasses for the Southwest

Photo by PublicDomainPictures Depending on where you live many ornamental grasses for the southwest will go dormant during the winter (Herbaceous). You can cut them down low to the ground, and they will vigorously grow back during spring. These grasses are … Continue reading

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The Yellow Bird of Paradise Plant

  The Yellow Bird of Paradise (caespalpinia gilliesii) is very drought tolerant, hardy plant for the southwest.  It has large yellow flowers and striking long red stamens.  Its great for rock, or xeriscaping gardens.  It will grow to about 5 maybe … Continue reading

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Why Your Fruit Trees Will Not Bear Fruit

No Fruit On Your Fruit Trees Imagine, a fruit tree with tons of fruit on it’s branches. Wouldn’t it be nice to pick your choice of fruit from a fruit tree and eat it almost instantly? There are many reasons … Continue reading

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Plants and trees in the Las Cruces area

Looking for good quality trees, plants or shrubs in the Las Cruces area? There are numerous big box stores that provide this southwest city with some decent nursery plants. The problem is most are not full time plant nurseries and … Continue reading

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Insect free garden

Insect Free Garden Every year gardeners around the world stress over the fact that a new season will bring in more insects or diseases into their garden. There are steps you can take to prevent or stop them from invading … Continue reading

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