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? the surprises - a purple crocus before the snow has even gone ? the satisfaction - fresh green beans on the dinner table, or tomatoes, bright and red, safely in quart jars ? these are the things that keep the gardener coming back year after year. "Month-by-Month Gardening in?The Desert Southwest "is packed with information that explains what needs to be done and when it needs to be done in the southwestern garden. Topics include: The most effective planting techniques. How and when to prune. The best season for fertilizing your lawn. The differences between bare-root, container, and balled-and-burlapped plants. Eleven plant categories, including Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Vegetables, Houseplants, Lawns, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs, and Trees. Twelve monthly calendars for each plant category - 132 calendars in all! - that make is easy to find the proper gardening advice. Whatever your gardening interest...
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