Experience the Power of Plants

Enter the fascinating world of southwest desert plants Through our series of workshops and classes, we invite you to enter into the captivating world of plants and their impressive uses. Experience the plants growing in your area’s natural community as you never have before…through taste, smell, touch, and stories. Let us lead you through native gardens to witness the variety and beauty of native plants available to gardeners throughout the southwestern United States. Join us in exploring the ancient and […]

Have Fun…Learning about Native Plants

Class and Workshop Series: Creating Yard Magic with Desert Native Plants The Fun of Finding Food and Medicine from Desert Native Plants Bringing Birds into Your Backyard Going Native in Your Yard…What to Grow and Why Designing Your Native Plant Landscape Fun Uses of Desert Native Plants…from Arts to Eats Harvesting Desert Plants…How, When, and Where Know Your Desert Natives…Fun Ways to Recognize Southwest Plants The Joy of Desert Gardening How To Fully Enjoy Your Yard Eat the Weeds…Don’t Curse […]

Water-Wise Landscaping

Available Now! This engaging DVD, produced by The SummerTree Institute and featuring professional botanist Robin Kobaly, contains all the essential information you need to transform your High-Desert property into an enchanting, Water-Wise Landscape. You choose your path of discovery by selecting the topics within yard themes. This comprehensive DVD, with nearly four hours of hard-to-find expert information, covers the resources you will need to plan, design, plant, irrigate and maintain an attractive, drought-tolerant landscape. To help you choose the right plants, […]