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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 to Grow and Plant Arizona Garden 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.  Disclaimer: this […]

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5 Best Arizona Gardening Books

5 Best Arizona Gardening Books #gardening #books #gardenbooks #arizona

Bookstores are full of garden books suited for other climates, but the 5 best Arizona gardening books share the wisdom of experienced gardeners in the low desert of Arizona. Although Arizona’s climate seems severe (it is at times), it is an outstanding climate for gardening. Learn more about summer gardening in Arizona in this post. Gardening […]

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