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Chihuly Art in the Desert Garden

Great Southwestern Plant: Baja Fairy Duster

Gardening with Confidence & Plants with Benefits with Helen Yoest | Gardening with Confidence & Plants with Benefits by Helen Yoest is designed to give beginners insight on the basics of adding and arranging the components of your garden.

A Peek Into My Back Garden - a view of my first vegetable garden, surrounded by pink trumpet vine and purple lilac vines.

My Spring Garden in Winter

Plant garlic cloves around fruit trees to discourage borers.

Pathway made from broken concrete - great example of sustainable landscaping.

A Few New Ideas for Sustainable Landscapes

New Ideas for Sustainable Landscaping: A Preview...

What Is a Sustainable Landscape?

What Keeps a Landscape From Being Sustainable? Over-planted and over-pruned shrubs.

  • David Cristiani

    Bingo! (I see TX Ranger and other medium shrubs planted 6" from curbs often...)

Small Steps Toward a Sustainable Landscape - Part 1, 'Fuss-Free' plants

Small Steps Toward a Sustainable Landscape - Part 1

Queen's Wreath Vine's (Antigonon leptopus) lovely pink flowers - love!

Pink Trumpet Vine (Podranea ricasoliana) is a great way to disguise a bare wall.

Grow herbs indoors in colorful planters.

Love lettuce? Fall is a great time to plant some in your garden, at least 2 weeks before the first frost. Plant your own in a recyclable grocery bag.

Start lettuce seedlings indoors and plant outside before the first frost. Soon you will be enjoying fresh, delicious lettuce for your salads.