This Month in Your Southwest Yard – June

   June Garden Tasks Good season to plant or transplant palms or cacti   ~ Prune fast-growing trees like mesquite, palo verde, and acacias to reduce chances of wind damage. Don’t remove more than 20 percent of a plant’s foliage at any one time to avoid stress or sunburn of trunk and branches. ~ Keep adding to mulches throughout the summer to conserve water, keep roots cool, and deter weeds. Water well before applying the mulch (or through an opening […]