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Secret to killing grubs

The Secret to Killing Grubs

The Secret to Killing Grubs on your lawn.  First, we must know where these ugly looking worms come from.  They come from the larvae of the Japanese beetle.  They were introduced into the U.S. from of course Japan around 1916 and now almost all lawns have them.  A few here and there is no big […]

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How to eliminate fungus gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants. Fungus gnats are a big problem for most indoor plants.  In order to eliminate them, we must first find out where they come from. Where do fungus gnats come from? Fungus gnats come from moist soil, leaky drain pipes, overripe fruit, and especially around plants that do not […]

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Gaura Plant Care

Gaura Plant Care

Gaura plant care for southwest landscaping.  Gauras (lindheimeri) are great perennial spiky plants that seem to bloom forever from about late spring until early fall.  They are considered a herbaceous perennial and depending on the variety they will grow from 2 ft. and up to 4 ft. tall and wide. The most common one is […]

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Yellow Bells Plant

Yellow Bells Plant

The Yellow Bells Scientific Name: Bignoniaceae (above) Also called Esperanza plant (Spanish – Hope) or the Yellow Tecoma Stans.  It does best in full sun but can tolerate some shade. Dark green leaves beautiful yellow Trumpet flowering blooms in spring into mid-summer. Fast-growing in the desert southwest. It can grow up to 5-6 ft. tall and 5 […]

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Fall Landscape Color

  Fall Landscape Color.  Get some landscape inspiration with these fall color trees and shrubs.  These photos were taken in and around the southwest.  Autumn is a great time to drive around the southwest countryside and enjoy the beautiful scenery. You can visit this website and see some of the greatest outdoor New Mexico scenery that is […]

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Indoor Fern Plant Care

How to care for indoor plants

How to care for indoor plants.  Most people will spend time indoors rather than outdoors during the winter or hot seasons.  Here are some great ideas and tips to help you enjoy great-looking indoor plants throughout the cold or hot summer months. First, here is a list of indoor plants that are easy to care […]

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Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home

Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home

Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home.  Did you know American gardeners spend an astounding $48.7 Billion on lawn and gardens according to the annual National Gardening Survey? Gardening techniques and technology has advanced to the point where it is something that is possible both within an indoor and outdoor setting. What stops a lot […]

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How to care for geraniums

How to care for Geraniums

How to care for Geraniums.  Geraniums are great plants to use in the ground, pots or hanging containers.  They do well in and around the Southwest, however, there are some things to consider before using them in your garden. Geraniums love the full sun during the spring and fall seasons but not the full hot […]

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Abelia Plants

Abelia Plants

Abelia Plants (Abelia x grandiflora).  A great plant for the Southwest as they are evergreen and will flower throughout the summer months. They are moderate watering shrubs once they become established. The foliage will change colors as the seasons go by. In mid-winter, the leaves will turn a light burgundy color. The growth rate is […]

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Oleander Plant Care

Oleander Plant Care

Oleander Plant Care (Nerium Oleander) in the Southwest USA.  Once established it is a carefree plant.  Most will bloom from late spring until the mid-summer.  With long slender leaves that resemble the Rosewood or Olive plants. They are drought tolerant once they become well established usually after the third year or so.  Water occasionally during […]

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