Tips, ideas, and information about gardening in the State of Arizona
Timeless Beauty® Desert Willow is a unique selection notable for its long bloom period. Fragrant, tubular, burgundy and pale lavender blooms appear in clusters at branch ends; flowers do not set seed. Adored by hummingbirds! Gorgeous specimen to anchor a border, or as a large patio container feature. Ideal for firescaping. Deciduous to semi-evergreen. Zones 7-9
Bucket drip kits, a one time cost of $12, allow growing vegetables during the dry season using drip irrigation. Drip irrigation, originally developed in Israel, targets precious water to where it needs to go, the roots of the plants. Much less labor - it uses water efficiently. Less to lug, less time spent fetching it, more time gardening.