For thousands of years people have used plants for healing and soothing. As a bonus these therapeutic plants are really pretty. Learn more about the five essential medicinal plants you can grow in your desert garden.[Read more…] about 5 Essential Plants You’ll Need for a Desert Medicinal Garden
Are you looking to create a beautiful flower garden that is also edible? It is easy to grow a an edible flower garden. Plant some flowers that are not only pretty but can also be used for cake decorating, teas, cocktails and garnishes. Use edible flowers in teas, syrups, and other yummy dishes.[Read more…] about 10 Beautiful Edible Flowers For Cakes, Cocktails & Garnishes
Need some garden inspiration? Gardens have many styles, each type has unique characteristics and benefits. These garden types are often influenced by cultural, historical, and environmental factors.[Read more…] about 15 Garden Types: Inspiration to Find the Best Garden Style
In the desert we’re always looking for ways to conserve our most precious resource – water. Without it there would be no gardens or life for that matter.
Most of the houses in Phoenix are built without gutters or downspouts. It doesn’t rain often here in the desert. However, when it does rain there is a lot of water running off every side of the house. Water that could be diverted and/or conserved.[Read more…] about Rain Chains: A Beautiful Way to Divert Water
A gorgeous sunny day with a slight breeze is inviting you to spend some time in your backyard. You might want to spend your time in the garden, have a BBQ or hang out by the pool.
Getting bit by a mosquito is definitely not on your to-do list. Learn about some plants mosquitoes hate and how your garden might just keep them away.[Read more…] about 7 Plants Mosquitoes Hate and You’ll Love
Any job is easier with the right tools. You’re ready to start your Phoenix garden, so you’ll want the right tools for the job.
There are several garden tool essentials needed to garden. Look for sturdy, good quality tools that will last and that are comfortable for you to use.[Read more…] about 9 Basic Garden Tools You’ll Need to Start Gardening