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Arizona Garden in August

Arizona Garden in August #arizonagardening #arizonagarden #augustgarden #gardening #gardenlist

What to do in your Arizona garden in August: Prepare your Arizona garden in August for fall planting by removing spent summer-heat loving vegetables and adding fresh compost to the soil.   August is a great time for a monsoon planting of several summer vegetables to take advantage of the rain and higher humidity of the […]

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Arizona Gardening in July

Arizona Gardening in July #gardening #desertgardening #howtogarden

Wondering about Arizona gardening in July? All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona this month. Gardening in Arizona in July can be difficult; planting the right plants in the right location at the right time and watering them correctly is critical for success.  Read my “Ultimate Guide for a Summer Garden […]

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Sherman Library and Gardens

Sherman Library and Gardens #shermangarden #garden #gardentour #flowergarden #coronadelmar #garden #destinationgarden #newportbeach

What’s Growing in Sherman Library and Gardens Sherman Library and Gardens, near Newport Beach, California, boasts a collection with more than 1500 plants ranging from exotic vegetation from tropical climates, to rare cacti and succulents from desert regions. There is something for everyone in this gem of a garden, right off Pacific Coast Highway in […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden

5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden #gardening #squarefootgarden #gardentips

Ten years ago I bought my first gardening book, “All New Square Foot Gardening”, by Mel Bartholomew. I read it cover to cover, and then read it again. This book made gardening easy to understand, with clear steps to get started and be successful. I followed Mel’s advice, and ten years later I still believe […]

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What’s Growing in the Butchart Gardens

What's Growing in the Butchart Gardens #butchartgarden #garden #gardentour #flowergarden

What’s Growing in The Butchart Gardens? A Gardener’s Paradise What’s growing in The Butchart Gardens? Everything! This world-famous garden in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a not-to-be-missed destination for garden lovers. With over a million bedding plants in over 900 varieties, it is a National Historic Site of Canada. I spent two hours here on a […]

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What Grows in Arizona Gardens in June

What Grows in Arizona Gardens in June #arizonagarden #arizona #garden #june #garden

What grows in Arizona gardens in June? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona this month.  We garden year-round in Arizona, but we can’t grow everything all year. Take a look at what’s growing, and let me know in the comments what’s growing in your garden.  What Grows […]

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