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SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners

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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


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(many species) 

Palo Verde
Parkinsonia aculeata
Parkinsonia florida
(several species)


Fruitless Olive
Olea europaea

Purple Leaf Plum 
Prunus cerasifera 

Texas Mountain Laurel
Sophora secundiflora


Texas Ebony
Ebenopsis ebano formerly Pithecellobium flexicaule

Gregg's Ash
Fraxinus greggii
Crepe Myrtle Tree (Lagerstroemia indica)
Crepe/Crape Myrtle Tree Lagerstroemia indica
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* The term SaddleBrooke  is meant to be inclusive of HOA 1, HOA 2 (including the Preserve) and SaddleBrooke Ranch.

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