Gardening in Arizona

How to grow Okra - 7 tips for delicious okra

How to Grow Okra

If you learn how to grow, harvest, and prepare okra correctly, it is a delicious, healthy addition to your diet and a beautiful addition to the garden.  Okra is a tall warm-season annual that can be grown for its beautiful flowers alone. Afterward, the flowers develop into a vegetable known for its fiber, folate, and […] Read more…

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Arizona garden in May

Arizona Garden in May

Low Desert Arizona Garden in May What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in May? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona. Although the temperatures are beginning to climb, May in the Arizona garden is one of the most beautiful and productive times of year. The heat brings […] Read more…

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How to Grow Strawberries #strawberries #arizonagardening #howtogrowstrawberries

How to Grow Strawberries

Learn how to grow your own strawberries and pick them at the peak of ripeness and flavor right out of the garden. Grocery store strawberries can’t compare in taste and sweetness – the sugar in strawberries begins turning to starch after picking. Find a sunny spot in your garden and learn how to grow your […] Read more…

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How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Learn how to grow potatoes in containers; no tilling required. Although potatoes grow best in places with cool summer days and nights (think Idaho), if you choose the correct variety and plant them at the correct time, it’s possible and relatively simple to grow potatoes in warmer climates like Arizona.  Whether you like them baked, […] Read more…

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How to grow wildflowers in Arizona

How to Grow Wildflowers

Feeling inspired by the wildflowers of “superblooms”? Learn how to grow wildflowers that come back year after year in your own yard, and you won’t have to travel far to see a show put on by mother nature. I’ve partnered with Kellogg Garden to bring you this post about how to grow wildflowers.   How to grow wildflowers […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in April #arizonagardening #arizonagarden #aprilinthegarden

Arizona Garden in April

Low Desert Arizona Garden in April The sunny warm days and cool nights of April are just about perfect for the garden and the gardener. However, this is not the time to procrastinate – warmer temperatures are coming and it’s important to prepare the low desert Arizona garden in April for the hot summer ahead.  […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in March#gardening #garden #arizonagarden #marchgarden #gardeninginarizona #desertgarden

Arizona Garden in March

Low Desert Arizona Garden in March What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in March? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  “Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of his instruments, not the composer.” Geoffrey Charlesworth March […] Read more…

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How to grow tomatoes in Arizona - 10 tips for growing tomatoes #tomatoes #arizonagardening #howtogrowtomatoes

How to Grow Tomatoes in Arizona – 10 Tips for Growing Tomatoes

The taste of homegrown tomatoes is the reason many people begin a garden. In the United States, it is said that more gardeners grow tomatoes than any other vegetable. Entire books have been written about growing tomatoes, but these 10 tips will fast-track you to tomato-growing success. Wondering about how to grow tomatoes in Arizona, […] Read more…

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Arizona Garden in February Arizona Vegetable Garden Checklist #arizonagarden #gardenchecklist #thismonthinthegarden #garden

Arizona Garden in February

Low Desert Arizona Garden in February What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in February? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  “The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” — William C. Bryant Another name for your low desert Arizona […] Read more…

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