This Month in Your Southwest Yard

   November Garden Tasks      Last chance for fall planting season while roots are still active   ~You may continue planting this month even with cooler temperatures, but plants will establish roots more slowly than earlier in fall ~Finish planting California natives ~Plant seeds for spring & summer blooms; choose mix of western wild flowers with annuals & perennials for long-lasting color ~Irrigate frequently during Santa Ana winds, which pull moisture from both plants and soil ~Give one last deep […]

Desert-Wise Landscape Workshop

Presented as part of the Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s Desert-Wise Living Series  October 5th | 12:30  – 3:30 PM A Presentation by Robin Kobaly | Botanist & Exec. Director of The SummerTree Institute Join us for a fun, 3-hour landscape workshop Saturday, October 5th, 2013 12:30pm – 3:30pm Joshua Tree Community Center, Joshua Tree, CA Class registration includes: 3-hour workshop with displays & demonstrations Workbook with local information on soils, native plants for landscape use, and more Water-Wise Landscape DVD […]