Gardening in the Desert Southwest
List Price: $19.99
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Do I prune my hydrangea in the fall or do I wait until early spring? When is it safe to put out tomatoes? Can I divide iris now? If you have ever asked yourself questions like these, "Month-by-Month Gardening in The Desert Southwest "is for you. Gardening is a journey, not a destination. The day-by-day gardening experiences - planting a few onion sets in the first warm afternoon of spring#x2026; the surprises - a purple crocus before the snow has even gone #x2026; the satisfaction - fresh green beans on the dinner table, or tomatoes, bright and red, safely in quart jars #x2026; these are the things that keep the gardener coming back year after year. "Month-by-Month Gardening in The Desert More...
Mary Irish is the former director of public horticulture at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. She has written extensively on dry-climate gardening, and is the coauthor (with her husband, Gary Irish) of "Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants." A Texas native residing in Arizona, Mary received her master's degree in geography from Texas A&M University. She is a regular contributor to several magazines, including "Sunset, " and teaches classes on the care and culture of agaves, cacti, and other desert shrubs and perennials as well as introductory classes for beginning gardeners. She once hosted a weekly Phoenix-based radio show called "The Arizona Gardener, " and has also helped More...
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