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Desert Gardening Basics- Introduction to gardening in SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch
Plant ID - Plant catalogue of plants common to SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners*
Informational Links - All sorts of information pertinent to gardening in SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners*
Request a Plant Call - Have more questions? We'll come to visit!

Water-Wise Gardening - Ways to optimize use of water in the landscape
Benefits of Xeriscaping- Learn to use drought tolerant plants to conserve water
Irrigation in the Desert - Judicious use of irrigation can give you the garden you want and still save water

Prohibited Plants - What plants should NOT be planted in your yard?
Gardening Month by Month- Ideas for each month in the garden

What are Master Gardeners?
Become a Master Gardener

 
SaddleBrooke* Gardening Month-by-Month
"How Does Your Garden Grow" Articles by Louise Grabell
which have appeared monthly in
SaddleBrooke Progress
 

MONTH

 

ARTICLES

January   January Gardening Chores - 2018
Herb Gardening Indoors -  2017
Winter Chores in the Garden - 2016

Winter Flowers & Veggies; Clean-up - 2015
February   Late Winter Chores in the Garden--2019
Indoor Gardening - 2018
Transplanting in the Garden - 2017
Spring Pruning - 2016
Pruning Trees & Shrubs - 2015
March   Irrigation in the Brooke
Growing Tomatoes in the Desert - 2018
Snails in the Desert? - 2017
Spring Chores and Perennials - 2106
Spring Clean-Up and Irrigation - 2015
April   Plants for the Garden--2019
Mexican Bush Sage--2018
Spring Gardening-2017
Annuals in the Garden 1 - 2016
Container Plants - 2015
May   Peonies in Saddlebrooke?--2019
Preparing for Summer in the Garden--2018
Steadfast Perennials - 2017

Ocotillos - 2016
Spring Annuals - 2105
Blue Flowers in the Garden - 2104
June   About Fertilizer--2019
Thrillers in the Garden--2018
Watering Cacti - 2017
Annuals in the Garden 2 - 2016
Heat Stress & Irriagation - 2105
Garden Joys, Chores and Skunks - 2014
July   Strange Things in the Garden - 2018
Monsoons, Irrigation & Summer Clean-up - 2016
Drought-tolerant Plants - 2015
August   Fall is the Time for Planting - 2017
Stop the Crazy Pruning in SaddleBrooke! - 2016
Fall Pruning and Mold, etc. - 2015
September   Desert Broom Living and Dying - 2018
Witches' Broom on Oleander - 2017

More on Pruning - 2016
Fall and Perennials - 2015
Late Summer Flowers - 2014
October  
Ants in the Garden- 2018
Fall in the Garden - 2017

Planting Native Trees - 2016
Fall & Mums - 2015
November   Irrigation for the Winter Months - 2017
Container Grown Succulents - 2016
Christmas/Thanksgiving Cacti - 2015
Fall Garden Chores - 2014
December   Kalanchoe for Indoor Gardening-2018
Winter Indoor Gardening - 2017
Frost Protection - 2016
Indoor and Holiday Plants - 2015
Holiday and Indoor Plants - 2014


 

* The term SaddleBrooke  is meant to be inclusive of HOA 1, HOA 2 (including the Preserve) and SaddleBrooke Ranch. .

Photo Credits: Lyle Larson, Debbie Muise, Elissa Cochran