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Cochise County Master Gardener Newsletter

The Master Gardener newsletter began as a project for several members of the fall 1989 Master Gardener Class with Vol. 1, No.1 dated December 1989. It has been published every month since that time. Over the years, many Master Gardeners and guest writers have written timely articles for the newsletter. There are over 1500 subscribers to the free newsletter each month—many in other states and even a few in foreign countries.

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December 2014 The Virtual Gardener: Itsy, Bitsy Spider . . . ; This Month in the Garden--December Reminders; What is a Master Gardener; High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference Scholarship 2015 Application; Invasive Grasses.
November 2014 The Virtual Gardener: I Say Po-TAY-to--You say Po-TAH-to; This Month in The High Desert--Get Out and Do Some Yard Work; Wild Buckwheats (Eriogonum sp.)
October 2014 The Virtual Gardener: Sun Protection Part 3; This Month in The High Desert--Changing Season Means Changes in the Garden; In a Desert Garden: Velvetpod Mimosa--Mimosa dysocarpa; Wild Cotton (Gossypium thurberi).
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A    
The Alchemy of the Air, A Book Review   May 2014
Ask a Master Gardener: Bare Root Plants   February 2014
Another Look at Annual Goldeneye (Viguiera annua)   February 2014
Ask a Master Gardener: Fertilizing Houseplants   January 2014
Arizona Goldeneye (Viguiera) In a Desert Garden November 2013
Are Chiggers Repelled by Polish Sausage?   October 2013

And it Burns, Burns, Burns, the Ring of Fire . . .

  August 2013
Ask a Master Gardener: Ants in the Garden   August 2013
Ask a Master Gardener   May  2013
The Age of Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution   November 2012
Agave Snout Weevils The Virtual Gardener October 2012
Agriculture in Biblical Times   July 2012
Agave filifera In a Desert Garden June 2012
Apple tree problems The Agent's Observations October 2011
Agriculture in Turkey The Virtual Gardener July 2011
Ants, Leafcutter The Agent's Observations May 2011
Attracting Butterflies and Moths to Your Garden   April 2011
Apple Tree Pollinators The Agent's Observations January 2011
Alkaline Soils The Virtual Gardener June 2010
Arizona Native Plant Law   December 2009
Ask a Master Gardener   December 2009
Always Do Your Homework First   October 2009
Attack of the Girdlers -- Part 2   April 2009
Attack of the Girdlers – Part 1   March 2009
Arizona Blue Eyes                                          In a Desert Garden February 2009
Ask a Master Gardener, What is a Master Gardener   The Virtual Gardener February 2009
AZMET, Lawn Watering Guidelines                The Virtual Gardener November 2008
Arizona Meteorological Network                     The Virtual Gardener October 2008
Arizona Native Plant Law - What You Should Know   April 2008
Agaves   January 2008
Autumn Leaves                                             The Virtual Gardener December 2007
Angelita Daisies   November 2007
Ash Tree Roots                                       The Agent's Observations March 2007
Aloe - In Desert Gardening   April 2006
Apache Plume - Fallugia Paradoxa   March 2006
A Rose by Any Other Name                            The Virtual Gardener May 2002
Africanized Bee Outdoor Safety Tips   June 2001
Agaves, Cacti, Yuccas, and other Fun Plants for the Garden   September 2000
Arizona Native Plant Laws                              The Virtual Gardener September 2000
Arizona Native Plant Laws cont'd                    The Virtual Gardener October 2000
Allergies Got You Down?   July 1999
Annual Plants, Favorite October 1999
 
B    
Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum) In a Desert Garden August 2014
Book Review: The Dose Makes the Poison   July 2014
Butterflies, Genetic Engineering, and Science   March 2014
Berry Confusing   May 2013
Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies--a Sneak Preview   October 2012
Bouvardia ternifolia In a Desert Garden September 2012
Bush germander (Teucrium fruticans) In a Desert Garden January 2012
Bird's bill dayflower (Commelina dianthifolia) In a Desert Garden November 2011
Buffelgrass The Agent’s Observations November 2011
Buffalograss The Virtual Gardener November 2011
Black Salsify The Agent’s Observations August 2011
Beat Chiggers, Read a Book   August 2011
Bright Spots--Nandina domestica The Virtual Gardener April 2011
Beebalm--Wild Bergamot--Monarda fistulosa In a Desert Garden February 2010
Become a Master Gardener   December 2009
But First Syndrome   December 2009
Blueberries, Growing                                    The Agent’s Observations August 2009
Bag Worms                                                   The Agent’s Observations May 2009
Brrrr...Baby it's Cold Outside                          The Virtual Gardener January 2009
Borlaug, Dr. Norman   October 2008
Billion Dollar Tree Campaign                          The Virtual Gardener February 2007
Bear Alert   November 2006
Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) Growing   June 2005
Breaking the Code                                        The Virtual Gardener February 2005
"Baby, It's Cold Outside" The Virtual Gardener December 2005
Bedding Plants                                    The Agent's Observations October 2003
Biology Texts, On-Line                               The Virtual Gardener January 2003
Building a Plant Database                          The Virtual Gardener       May 2003
Bareroot Trees and Shrubs, Planting and Caring for    January 2002
Biosphere 2 Center                                      The Virtual Gardener September 2002
Bees & apple blossoms                        The Agent's Observations May 2001
Bugs?, Red Fuzzy                                The Agent's Observations July 2001
Bats are Coming!, The   August 2001
Birds eating crops, Problems with           The Agent's Observations August 2001
Bee Smart - Don't Bug the Bees!   June 2000
"Bug" Before You Spray, I.D. that   August 2000
Baffling Bats   September 2000
Bug Zappers - Did You Know?   June 1999
Bark Scorpions September 1999
Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: The Vertical Farm

  August 2013
The $64 Tomato   June 2013
  The Winter Harvest Handbook The Virtual Gardener January 2011
  The Hot Garden: Landscape Design for the Desert Southwest The Virtual Gardener September 2009
  The Low-Water Flower Gardener   April 2009
  Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants   June 2008
  The New Seed-Starters Handbook   April 2008
   Just Add Water   March 2008
   Collapse   October 2006
   Allergy-Free Gardening   September 2004
   The View from Bald Hill - Thirty Years in an Arizona Grassland   November 2003
   Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture   January 2002
   Butterflies of Arizona, A Photographic Guide   February 2002
   Books for the Birds   March 2002
   Corn Cats and Crabapples   August 2002
   Landscape Plants for Dry Regions   November 2002
   Spring Time Reading   April 2001
   Sunset Garden Book   December 2001
   Sunset Book Review   January 1999
   A Few Good Books   August 1999 
 
C    
Cochise County Native Plant of the Month: Three Great Ones   September 2014
Creating an Electronic Garden Journal The Virtual Gardener April 2014
Clematis In a Desert Garden July 2013
Chile Heat: The Scoville Heat Scale   December 2012
Clouds 101   August 2012
Chiles: Get With the Heat   April 2012
Candelilla In a Desert Garden March 2012
Chiltepin Peppers II The Virtual Gardener March 2012
Chiltepin Peppers The Virtual Gardener February 2012
Consider the Sweet Potato   January 2012
Counting Drops The Virtual Gardener January 2012
Camphor Weeds (Heterotheca subaxillaris-asteraceae) In a Desert Garden October 2011
Cool Weather is Coming – Amen!   October 2011
Corn Worms The Agent's Observations August 2011
Controlling mesquite borers The Agent's Observations July 2011
Composting and Mulching Your Garden   February 2011
Compost Facility, Sierra Vista   January 2011
Computer, Gardening by The Virtual Gardener May 2010
Cypress Trees The Agent's Observations March 2010
Call's Classic Comments   December 2009
Compact Fluorescent Bulb Disposal    Did You Know?   August 2009
Canning, Home -Do it Correctly-Part 2   September 2009
Canning, Home -Do it Correctly-Part 1   August 2009
Century Plant                                       The Agent's Observations January 2009
Chemical Fertilizer Myths   November 2008
Cacti 101-Cactus Basics   October 2008
Cacti 101, Chapter 2 - Spineless But Not Harmless;   November 2008
Cacti 101, Chapter 3 – Englemann’s Prickly Pear   December 2008
Cacti 101, Chapter 4 - What's a Purple Prickly Pear?   January 2009
Cacti 101, Chapter 5 – Some Other Opuntia   February 2009
Cacti 101: Chapter 6 -  An Update, Review, and a Mystery   March 2009
Cactus Handler   October 2008
Chocolate Flower                                       In a Desert Garden June 2008
Climate Predictions Winter 2007-2008       The Virtual Gardener November 2007
Cruising with Flowers-Part II   September 2007
Cruising with Flowers   August 2007
Compost and Mulch                                  The Agent's Observations  May 2007
Climate Modeling   March 2007
Companion Planting   August 2006
Cochise County Herbarium                                 The Virtual Gardener April 2006
Carolina Jessamine, & Cat's Claw Vine;   February 2006
Centranthus ruber - Jupiter's Beard   March 2005
Crape Myrtle - Lagerstromia   February 2005
Chrysanthemum   November 2005
Cochise County Winter Weather   November 2005
Canna Plant Care                                     The Agent's Observations October 2004
Compost Tea?, What is    July 2004
Calylophus In a Desert Garden July 2004
Chihuahuan Plants                                        The Virtual Gardener May 2004
Container Gardening   November 2003
Cochineal                                                     The Virtual Gardener September 2003
Cochise County Master Gardener Web Site    The Virtual Gardener February 2003
Cereus vs. Epiphyllum   February 2003
Composting                                                  The Virtual Gardener November 2001
Christmas Trees, Living                          The Agent's Observations December 2001
Christmas Cactus                                         The Virtual Gardener December 2001
Care for Christmas Cactus & Poinsettia's  The Agent's Observations January 1999
Centipedes, getting rid of  in the home     The Agent's Observations July 1999
Cheapskate Gardening   August 1999 
Caterpillars, controlling                           The Agent's Observations  September 1999
Cucurbits (pumpkins, cucumbers, squash) virus The Agent's Observations  September 1999
 
D    
December Reminders   December 2014
Desert Spoon   July 2014
Desert Globe Mallows (Sphaeralcea sp.)   April 2014
Desert Broom (Baccharis sarothroides)   November 2013
Did You Know...that Arizona is being invaded?   July 2013
Did You Know . . . Cochise County has an Herbarium?   April 2013
Did You Know...Kartchner State Park Hummingbird Gardens   July 2012
Did You Know...The Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery   June 2012
Down and Dirty The Virtual Gardener July 2010
Desert Bluebells (Phacelia campanularia) In a Desert Garden May 2010
Dalea greggii (Trailing Indigo Bush) In a Desert Garden April 2010
Dichondra In a Desert Garden November 2009
Desert Broom-Part 1   August 2009
Desert Broom-Part 2   September 2009
Dyssodia  In a Desert Garden February 2007
Desert Gardening, High   February 2003
Drought, Western Tree-Ring Record Suggest No Quick End to   March 2003
Drought                                                         The Virtual Gardener October 2002
Drought II                                                      The Virtual Gardener November 2002
Deer eating plants                                  The Agent's Observations June 1999
Desert Four-O'Clock   September 1999
Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, Father of the Green Revolution October 1999
Desert Broom - getting rid of;                  The Agent's Observations November 1999
 
E    
Euphorbia or Spurges In a Desert Garden January 2014
Eli Whitney   December 2010
Euphorbia heterophylla (Desert Poinsettia) In a Desert Garden November 2010
Eldarica Pine problems The Agent’s Observations July 2010
Extensionists of the Year, 2008   December 2009
Elm leaf beetle larvae The Agent’s Observations November 2009
Early Blight               The Agent’s Observations June 2009
Extensionists of the Year, 2009   April 2009
Earth Day, Celebrate 2009   April 2009
Evulus glomeratus ‘Blue Daze’                    In a Desert Garden March 2009
Entomology, Introduction to  – Master Gardener Manual;   December 2008
Echinopsis - Errata   September 2008
Environmental Stewardship   July 2006
Edible Plants - Part II   September 2004
Edible Plants - Part I   August 2004
Ergonomics for Gardeners                             The Virtual Gardener March 2003
Earthworm Paradise, An   May 2001
El Nino, La Nina, La Nada                             The Virtual Gardener November 2000
 
F    
The Fairy Dusters In a Desert Garden June 2014
The Future of Agriculture...and Eating   June 2014
Fremont Cottonwood   March 2014
A Few Tips on Saving Seeds   February 2014
Finding Niches for Your Plants The Virtual Gardener September 2013
Four O'Clock (Mirabilis jalapa) In a Desert Garden December 2012
Fertilizing Trees   June 2012
A Fungus, a Freeze, and a Fowl Idea   May 2012
A Few Farming Facts   March 2012
Fall Gardening The Virtual Gardener October 2011
Fire and Garlic   July 2011
Freeze Damage, Dealing with The Agent's Observations March 2011
Freeze, The Big: A Tale of Two Sprouts   March 2011
Fornight Lily (Dietes) In a Desert Garden March 2011
False Agaves   June 2009
Fall Tree Care   November 2007
Frost Protection   November 2007
Fall Leaf Color                                           The Agent's Observations December 2006
Farmer's Almanac                                      The Virtual Gardener December 2006
Free Water The Virtual Gardener July 2006
Free Plants The Virtual Gardener June 2006
Freeze Damage on Plants                            The Agent's Observations April 2004
Fountain Grass                                             The Virtual Gardener April 2002
Fertilizing, watering of trees & houseplants    The Agent's Observations December 2002
Fertilizer bags mean?, what are those numbers on    May 2001
Fall Planting, Helpful Hints for    September 2001
Fertilizers, Garden Basics: About    November 2001
Fall Planting 
   Fall Gardening The Virtual Gardener September 2010
   Fall Planting - Plant now to be WaterWise & Energy Smart November 1999
   Fall Planting, Helpful Hints for    September 2001
   Fall Planting, Helpful Hints for    September 2007
Fruit Trees 
  Replanting Peach Trees The Agent's Observations April 2011
  Bitter pit in apples The Agent's Observations November 2009
  Leaf Curl on Peaches and Nectarines       The Agent's Observations February 2009
  Poor Quality Fruit - Peach and Apricot Trees    The Agent's Observations May 2008
  Fruit Trees: Freeze Damage to Flowers and Thinning Fruit The Agents Observations April 2008
  Care for Fruit Trees                              The Agent's Observations November 2004
  Fruit Trees, producing larger fruits        The Agent's Observations  May 2002
  Fruit Trees, When to Prune                  The Agent's Observations December 2001
  Fruit Trees, keep from blooming too early   The Agent's Observations March 1999 
  Fruit Trees, hole in bark The Agent's Observations April 1999 
  How to Tell if Fruit Flowers are Damaged by Freeze The Agent's Observations April 1999 
Fire & Firescaping
   Firescape Tips   July 2002
   Wildfires   March 2002
   Fire - Protect Your Property     June 1999
   Stressed Wildland Trees Predict a Dry and Fire-filled 1999   May 1999
 
G
Get No Kick From Champagne? Try Chili Peppers The Virtual Gardener December 2013
Grasses   September 2013
Grow Some Food   June 2013
Gardening With ... a Soil Thermometer! The Virtual Gardener May  2013
Garden Cloche, The The Virtual Gardener March  2013

Garden Math

The Virtual Gardener February 2012
Got Mistletoe?   December 2012
The 2012 Great (or not) Tomato Report   November 2012
Goat’s Heads – There Are Two Kinds?   February 2012
Gifts for gardeners The Agent's Observations December 2011
The Great Tomato Report--Varieties for the High Desert November 2011
Grafted Tomatoes June 2011
Garden Myths: The Facts and  Maybe an Opinion or Two December 2010
Gardening with a Camera The Virtual Gardener August 2010
Gentle Creatures—Bahhh Humbug July 2010
Growing Veggies The Agent’s Observations May 2010
Grow It All. Cochise County May 2010
Grass, How to Kill The Agent's Observations April 2010
Gophers: You CAN Get Satisfaction March 2010
Greenhouses The Agent's Observations February 2010
Garden, The First The Virtual Gardener February 2010
Gardening in Water December 2009
Geotropin - A New Hormone December 2009
Garlic-It’s Time to Grow the Stinking Rose November 2009
Got Weeds? Make Compost The Virtual Gardener October 2009
Grasshoppers, Control of The Agent's Observations September 2009
Geotrophin☺, A New Hormone May 2009
Garden Jewels                                     The Virtual Gardener August 2008
Growing Orchids in Arizona June 2008
Pruning Grapes                                   The Agent's Observations May 2008
A Garden for All Seasons May 2008
Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? Part 2 February 2008
Grasses of Cochise County January 2008
Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? January 2008
Geotrophin-A New Hormone April 2007
Greenhouse Effect - One Man's Opinion - Part II May 2006
Greenhouse Effect - Part I April 2006
Garden Chemistry III                                                 The Virtual Gardener May 2005
Garden Chemistry II                                                 The Virtual Gardener April  2005
Garden Chemistry I                                                  The Virtual Gardener March 2005
Green Industry in the United States December 2005
Glassy Winged Sharpshooter November 2005
Garlic - Kick It Up a Notch with Home-Grown   The Virtual Gardener October 2004
Guara lindheimeri In a Desert Garden September 2004
Growing Plants for Free January 2004
Grasses  November 2003
Growing Season - 2003                                 The Virtual Gardener August 2003
Garden Tip #8704.1 June 2003
Gardening - starting new plants August 2002
Gardener's Heaven October 2002
Garden Tip #6298 December 2002
Grassland Garden that Embraces our High Desert, Creating a  May 2001
Garden Tip No. #7563 May 2001
Garden Tip #8704 June 2001
Garden Tip #8704 Update July 2001
Graywater?, Can I Use My  July 2001
Gardening in Cochise County and Ft. Huachuca  October 2001
Gardening Myths January 2000
Garden "Prep" Time March 2000 
Garden "Prep" Time - Part II April 2000
Garden Basics November 2000
Grasshoppers - controlling                     The Agent's Observations November 1999
Garden Tip #6732 November 1999
Garden Stories
   All Those Plants Named "Lemmonii"   July 2003
   Signs of Spring   April 2003
   A Tour of Bisbee's Gardens   June 2002
   BUTFIRST Syndrome   December 2002
   Itchy Fingers   April 2000
   The Noisy Garden   June 2000
   People Profile: Gardeners   January 2000
   The Year in Review   January 1999
   Gophers, Snakes, & Spiders - OH MY!   February 1999 
   Honey Compost (Killer bees visit the garden!)   February 1999 
   Howdy Spring!   May 1999
   Good Morning!   June 1999
   Don't Give Up!   July 1999
 
H    
High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference Scholarship 2015 Application   December 2014
High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference 2014 Scholarship Application   December 2013
How to Know the Mesquites The Virtual Gardener November 2013
Hollyhock--Alcea rosea In a Desert Garden May 2013
Herbs Are For Everyone   August 2012
History of Gardening: The Romans   June 2012
History of Gardening: Hellenistic Agriculture   May 2012
History of Gardening: The Egyptians   April 2012
Heirloom Plants The Virtual Gardener April 2012
History of Farming: Neolithic Era   March 2012
How Does a California Transplant Survive in Cochise County   February 2012

How to get rid of gophers

The Agent's Observations December 2011
How to get rid of skunk smell on pets The Agent's Observations December 2011
Harvesting & storing pecans The Agent's Observations November 2011
How to grow creosote The Agent's Observations July 2011
Hydroponics and the Lettuce Garden   January 2010
Herbarium, Cochise County   May 2009
Human Hair as Nutrient             The Agent's Observations January 2009
Harvesting Peppers and Chiles The Agent's Observations October 2007
Herbs that Attract Wildlife   January 2007
Hop Bush In a Desert Garden January 2007
How can I become a Master Gardener   February 2006
How to make a FECH   July 2005
Hummingbird Mint   July 2005
Host Plants - Southwest Sennas   September 2003
How to Get Rid of Desert Broom and Other Noxious Plants   June 2001
Herbs
   Herbs & Spices from South of the Border   June 2011
   Herb Garden Chart   September 2001
   Herb Gardening Part I   July 2001
   Herb Gardening Part II   August 2001
   Herb Gardening Part III   September 2001
Houseplants
   Happy Healthy Houseplants - growing orchids indoors   March 2004
   Happy Healthy Houseplants - what to do with Christmas plants?   January 2004
   Happy, Healthy Houseplants - Cacti as Houseplants   August 2003
   Happy, Healthy Houseplants - Cyclamens   July 2003
   Happy, Healthy Houseplants   March 2003
   Happy, Healthy Houseplants   April 2003
   Preparing Your Houseplants for the Winter Indoors     October 2002
   Watering Houseplants   November 2002
   Houseplants as Air Cleaners   December 2002
   Houseplant Care Website                           The Virtual Gardener June 2001
   Houseplant Symptoms, Causes, & Cures   June 2001
   House Plant Symptoms   October 2000
Habitat Gardening
   Introduction to Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden   April 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Basic Design Ideas   May 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Water   June 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Food Part I   July 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Food Part 2   August 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Shelter   September 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Places to Raise Young   October 2002
   Creating a Wildlife Habitat Garden - Resources   November 2002
   Habitat Garden, Smith Middle Smith    June 2001
     
I    
Invasive Grasses   December 2014
Itsy, Bitsy Spider... The Virtual Gardener December 2014
I Say Po-TAY-to--You say Po-TAH-to The Virtual Gardener November 2014
Is That a Mesquite?   June 2014
Integrated Pest Management   April 2014
Improve Your Garden, Think Small   January 2014
Information about Soil Lead The Agent's Observations  June 2011
Insects, Keep  at Bay with Non-toxic Methods   May 2010
In love with Veronica   August 2007
Internet A' LA Carte   February 2006
Ipomoea- Morning Glory October 2005
Iron Chlorosis   August 2005
Insecticides Off the Market, Common Garden The Agent's Observations  October 2001
It's All in the Light   January 2003
Irrigation
   Irrigation Design                                         The Virtual Gardener December 2002
   The Mysteries of Irrigation Unveiled-Lawns March 2001
   Drip System Basics March 2000 
   Popular Irrigation Systems November 2000
   What I've Learned About Irrigation: 

     Have You Probed Your Garden Lately      

  December 2000
   Proper Watering November 1999
   Portable drip system - Garden Tip #6732 November 1999
Insects    
   Mesquite borers The Agents Observations July 2011
   What is This? Mesquite Tree Girdler   November 2009
   Chiggers   July 2009
   Eggs in webs                                    The Agents Observations February 2009
   Cabbage Moth                                   The Agents Observations January 2009
   Insecticides, BT                                The Agents Observations      July 2008
   Strawberry Sap beetles                      The Agents Observations. June 2008
   Blister Beetle                                    The Agents Observations January 2008
   Cucumber Beetle                              The Agent's Observations December 2007
   What Kinda Bug Izat? The Virtual Gardener October 2007
   Safe Systemic Insecticide The Agent's Observations October 2007
   Light Brown Apple Moth The Agent's Observations July 2007
   Mealy Bugs & Spring Bulbs The Agent's Observations October 2006
   Garden Insects: ID & Control   October 2006
   Encouraging Natural Enemies of Insects   September 2006
   Beetles eating plants                          The Agent's Observations October 2004
   June Bugs                                         The Agent's Observations  August 2004
   Katydid eggs on plants                       The Agent's Observations  March 2004
   Insects in desert spoon                          The Agent's Observations December 2003
   Keep Insects at Bay with Non-toxic Methods   September 2003
   June bugs & velvet mites                     The Agent's Observations August 2002
   Mottled tortoise beetle                        The Agent's Observations  September 2002
   Africanized Bee Outdoor Safety Tips   June 2001
   Controlling Grasshoppers                    The Agent's Observations November 1999
   Controlling Caterpillars                         The Agent's Observations  September 1999
   Insects in Your Feeder?     August 1999
   Centipedes, getting rid of  in the home    The Agent's Observations July 1999
 
J    
Joyce is Retiring   September 2014
Jewels of the Desert Slideshow   July 2010
Justicia spicigera (Mexican honeysuckle)   In a Desert Garden April 2009
The Joys of Eating Close to Home   February 2008
Javelina and your Landscape   February 2007
Jerusalem Sage  In a Desert Garden March 2007
     
K    
Katydid Eggs                                          The Agent's Observations. October 2007
Khakiweed                                             The Agent's Observations June 2007
Karesansui Gardens: No Water Required   February 2007
Kudzu in Cochise County                        The Agent's Observations November 2006
Keeping "Bambi" and "Thumper" in Check   June 1999
 
L    
Lupines--Lupinus In a Desert Garden April 2011
Leafhopper, an Agricultural Pest   May 2011
Lice and Men   April 2011
Lessons From the Garden   October 2009
Locally Grown  Food, Some More Food for Thought;   December 2007
Lawn Care   November 2007
Living Rocks - Lithops   July 2006
Lunar Gardening - Exploring the Zodiac Signs   September 2005
Lunar Gardening - Moon Phases   August 2005
Lunar Gardening- Gardening & Farming by the Moon   July 2005
Lawns - see Turf    
Lo How The Broom Does Bloom   December 2003
Lessons From Another World   February 2001
Lions, Tigers, & Bears - OH MY! (Part I Venomous Snakes)   July 2000
Lions, Tigers, & Bears - OH MY! (Part II - Arachnophobia)   August 2000
Lions, Tigers, & Bears - OH MY! (Part III - Other Creepy Crawlies)   September 2000
Landscaping
   Dreamtime- Landscape Planning                  The Virtual Gardener- February 2008
   Balance in Landscape Design                     The Virtual Gardener April 2004
   Mapping Your Backyard                             The Virtual Gardener March 2004
   Planning Your Landscape                          The Virtual Gardener February 2004
   Marking Contours                                     The Virtual Gardener December 2003
   What I've Learned About Landscaping: A Tale of Two Landscapes   January 2001
   Patterns in Landscape Design                   The Virtual Gardener July 2001
   Sustainable Landscape Planning                The Virtual Gardener January 2000
   Sustainable Landscape Design                 The Virtual Gardener October 1999
   Reining in Landscape Costs   April  2005
 
M    
Master Gardeners at Work--Southern Arizona Veteran's Memorial Cemetery   September 2014
The Mittleider Gardening Method The Virtual Gardener June 2014
Mapping Your Yard from Space The Virtual Gardener May 2014
Manzanita   January 2014
Mystery Revealed The Virtual Gardener January 2014
Mystery Artifact. What is this?   December 2013
Mycorrhizae, or What's in Your Wallet?   July 2013
My Perspective on the High Desert Conference   March  2013
Mystery Plant: Jewels of Opar   September 2012
Might as Well Laugh...Again   September 2012
Monsoon Rains Have Hidden Benefits   August 2012
Medieval Farming   August 2012
Mexican lobelia (Lobelia laxiflora) In a Desert Garden August 2012
Mother Nature's Gift The Virtual Gardener August 2012
Master Gardeners Join Forces with Kartchner Caverns   January 2012
My Favorite Vegetables   December 2011
Mid Season Report from the Veggie Patch   September 2011
My Gardening Mentor   July 2011
Mulching Gardens The Agent's Observations May 2011
More Seed Sources and Resources   February 2011
Madagascar jasmine (Stephanotis floribunda) In a Desert Garden September 2010
Might as Well Laugh   August 2010
Mistletoe--To Cut or Not to Cut   June 2010
Mexican Honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera)   In a Desert Garden  April 2009
Myths and Snake Oils                               Call’s Classic Comments December 2008
Mexican Hat                                                In a Desert Garden July 2008
MG Program, Thoughts On   July 2008
Mulch a Simple and Effective Tool, Part 2   August 2008
Mulch a Simple and Effective Tool, Part 1   July 2008
Mulberrry Trees                                           The Agent's Observations June 2007
Manfreda In a Desert Garden June 2007
Monsoon: Nature's Earth Mover   October 2006
Mosquito Facts   August 2006
Monsoon Myth                                            The Virtual Gardener August 2006
Manzanita Time   March 2004
Mosquito Borne Diseases - West Nile Virus   The Virtual Gardener April 2003
Mulching, Sheet                                          The Virtual Gardener February 2002
Mexican Monsoon, The                                The Virtual Gardener July 2002
Monsoon Rains Have Hidden Benefits for Plants   May 2000
Mulches - Garden Basics   July 2000

Microclimates "Its not nice to fool mother nature"

  October 2000
Master Gardener Manual    January 1999
 
N    
The Nepeta Family

In a Desert Garden

October 2013
Naming the Plant World The Virtual Gardener December 2012
The North American Monsoon, Part 2 The Virtual Gardener July 2012
The North American Monsoon, Part 1 The Virtual Gardener June 2012
N-P-K   May 2012
New Look of Cooperative Extension The Virtual Gardener Dec 2011
Native Plants The Virtual Gardener May 2011
Net Flicks                                                    The Virtual Gardener January 2008
Now You See - Now You Don't   May 2000
Not Just A Pretty Face                                  The Virtual Gardener August 2000
 
O    
Onions: Easy to Grow, Great to Eat   December 2013
Oregano: Greek, Mexican, Cuban, Syrian...Marjoram???   January 2011
Oxalis: Sorrel--Shamrocks In a Desert Garden March 2010
Organically Grown  Food and Pesticide Myths       Call's Classic Comments November 2008
Ornamental Plum                          The Agents Observations May 2008
Organic Farming - Part 2   April 2008
Organic Farming - Part 1   March 2008   
Online Plant Data                                        The Virtual Gardener June 2007
Oenothera - Evening Primrose- Part 2   June 2006
Oenothera - Evening Primrose- Part 1   May 2006
On-line searching thru Sierra Vista Library   February 2006
Olla Gardens   April  2005
Olla's Concrete   May 2005
Organic Gardening, Converting to   May 1999
 
P
Paperflower Psilostrophe species   May 2014
Pest Management in the Home Garden   November 2013
Pebbles or Plant?   June 2013
Paper flowers   May 2013
Phosphorus--Why Worry?   April 2013
Plant Profile--Penstemon   March  2013
Poinsettia and Christmas Cactus Care After the Holidays   January 2013
Pink rockrose (Pavonia lasiopetalia ) In a Desert Garden October 2012
Parry's Penstemon In a Desert Garden May 2012
Pruning Basics   February 2012
Problems with Italian cypress trees The Agent's Observations October 2011
Planting a Bermuda Grass Lawn The Agent's Observations September 2011
Replanting Peach Trees The Agent's Observations April 2011
Pruning Fruit Trees, Last Date to The Agent's Observations March 2011
Portable Drip Systems The Virtual Gardener March 2011
Plows, What kind to get The Agent's Observations January 2011
Pecan nut meats shriveled and black, why? The Agent's Observations December 2010
Protected Native Plants   November 2010
Pistachio Nuts The Agent's Observations October 2010
Powdery Mildew and Milk: Maybe...Maybe Not   October 2010
Puzzle, Landscape Design   September 2010
Powdery Mildew--Got Milk?   September 2010
Prickly pear lesions The Agent’s Observations   May 2010
Phacelia campanularia (Desert Bluebells) In a Desert Garden May 2010
Pines, How to Transplant Eldarica The Agent's Observations April 2010
Potatoes, Growing The Agent's Observations March 2010
Pruning pine trees The Agent's Observation's January 2010
Palm trees, When to water The Agent's Observation's January 2010
Psalm for the San Pedro   December 2009
People Profile - Gardeners   December 2009
Pecans, when to harvest and storage by freezing Ron Cluff Journal Notes November 2009
Pomegranates, splitting The Agent's Observations October 2009
Peaches, Damaged The Agent's Observations September 2009

Plumbago scandens

In a Desert Garden September 2009
Propagating Desert willow                The Agent’s Observations August 2009
Pressure Treated Lumber Revisited     The Virtual Gardener August 2009
Pinaleños, Mountains   July 2009
Pre-Emergent Herbicides                   The Virtual Gardener May 2009
Pruning Roses                                  The Agent’s Observations March 2009
Pruning Ash Trees                            The Agent's Observations February 2009
Pesticide Sprayer,Garden Tip #4086   December 2008
Propagation Box, Construction of   September 2008
To Prune or Not to Prune                    The Virtual Gardener July 2008
Plant Propagation for the Home Gardener   August 2008
Pomegranates                                   The Agents Observations March 2008  
Pruning Plants                                   The Agents Observations March 2008  
Pruning Fruit and Nut Trees               The Agents Observations February 2008
People Profile Gardeners   June 2007
Penny Artio - Memories   May 2007
Pomegranate Fruit                              The Agent's Observations March 2007
Pollinator Garden at Rockhound State Park, New Mexico   June 2006
Poinsettia Care                                    The Agent's Observations  January 2005
Primrose Jasmine In a Desert Garden December 2005
Passion Vine               In a Desert Garden    November 2004
Planting Standards, Improved                           November 2004
Powdery Mildew on leaves                     The Agent's Observations August 2004
Poliomintha maderensis   July 2004
Penstemons   June 2004
Pansies                                                      The Virtual Gardener January 2004
Perennials in Your Garden   October 2003
Phenology                                                  The Virtual Gardener March 2001
Plants? Native, Going - how to decipher gardening books 
   and choose the right plant for your garden
  March 2001
Planting Pointers   July 2001
Peaches, Bumps on                             The Agent's Observations August 2001
Pecan Trees                                        The Agent's Observations February 2000
Palms for the High Desert   February 2000
Pear Tree                                            The Agent's Observations  May 2000
Pines, Eldarica                                    The Agent's Observations  February 1999 
Pruning    
  When to prune rose bushes and fruit trees The Agent's Observations November 2009
  Is Now the Time to Prune Trees?          The Agent's Observations December 2006
  Pruning, when to in the garden?            The Agent's Observations February 1999 
Pesticide Usage, Minimizing   April 1999 
Plants turning yellow - why?                     The Agent's Observations June 1999
Plants - Going Native?   July 1999
 
Q    
 
R    
Raised Bed Gardening In a Small Space, Part 2   June 2014
Raised Bed Gardening In a Small Space, Part 1   May 2014
Renaissance Farming   September 2012
Roots: Out of Sight...Out of Mind The Virtual Gardener December 2010
Revised List of Plants The Virtual Gardener November 2010
Roundup, How to Mix with Ammonium Sulfate The Agent's Observations September 2010
Ragged Nettle Spurge (Jatropha macrorhiza) In a Desert Garden August 2010
Raisins, Making   July 2010
Resources for Vegetable Gardeners   June 2010
Rabies in Arizona The Virtual Gardener March 2010
Relax: See a Movie--Read a Book   February 2010
Rose Rootstock                                      The Agent's Observations June 2009
Root Camp Revisited                               The Virtual Gardener June 2009
Rain Garden                                           The Virtual Gardener September 2008
Rare Plants of Cochise County   December 2007
Rubellia: an Amazing Plant   October 2007
Rats in Urban Landscapes   October 2007
Rain Log                                                 The Virtual Gardener September 2007
Roses, How to Prune   February 2006
Root Camp IV                                          The Virtual Gardener September 2004
Root Camp III                                          The Virtual Gardener August 2004
Root Camp II                                           The Virtual Gardener July 2004
Root Camp I                                           The Virtual Gardener         June 2004
Rain Liles - Zephyrantes   October 2003
Roses in the High Desert, Growing   April 2000
Red Hot (Orange & Pink too!) Plants for the Garden   August 2000
Rainwater Harvesting, how to calculate off a roof   March 1999 
Recycling    
   Food for Thought - Recycling   July 2007
   Let's Talk Trash Exchange Program   February 2002
   Recycling Notes   December 2001
   Recycling   February 2000
   Recycling II   April 2000
    
S    
Sun Protection Part 3 The Virtual Gardener October 2014
Southern Arizona Veteran's Memorial Cemetery Video The Virtual Gardener September 2014
Skin Cancer--Part 2 The Virtual Gardener September 2014
The Spurge Family The Virtual Gardener August 2014
Sunlight in the High Desert: Friend or Foe? Part 1 The Virtual Gardener August 2014
Summer Snapdragons - Angelonia angustifolia In a Desert Garden July 2014
San Marzano Tomatoes The Virtual Gardener February 2014

Senna wislizeni

  August 2013
Stop, Look, & Listen! Are there Rattlesnakes in Your Garden/ The Virtual Gardener August 2013
Spider Mites in My Tomatoes The Virtual Gardener July 2013
Summer Heat Dangers The Virtual Gardener June 2013
Story of the Elfrida Community Garden, The   May  2013
Some Like It Cold The Virtual Gardener April 2013

Should I Add Wood Ash to Soil?

  February 2013
A Stickery Subject   October 2012
Save Those Tomato Seeds   October 2012
Sierra Vista Community Garden Update   August 2012
Solving Rose Problems   July 2012
Seed Saving for Gardeners   June 2012
Seed Lending Libraries The Virtual Gardener May 2012
The Sierra Vista Community Garden    
Squash Problems The Agent's Observations September 2011
Sand: the Miracle Mulch The Virtual Gardener August 2011
Scale, Treating The Agent's Observations May 2011
Sweet potatoes cracked and channeled, why? The Agent's Observations December 2010
Saving Rainwater   December 2010
Should I rake fallen leaves The Agent's Observations November 2010
Saving Rainwater-Part 1   November 2010
Seed Bug (Ortholomus scolopx) The Agent's Observations October 2010
Seed Starting-Get a Jump on Planting   April 2010
Seed, What's In a The Virtual Gardener Apr 2010
Seeds, Get Your Ordered Now!   January 2010
Scholarship Application, High Desert Gardening & Landscaping Conference   January 2010
Smile!   December 2009
Squash, Wilted The Agent's Observations September 2009
Swarming Bees                                The Agent's Observations July 2009
Salt Cedar Found to be Friend   May 2009
Soil Structure Myth Call's                           Classic Comments November 2008
Southwestern Coral Bean                          In a Desert Garden November 2008
Skunk Control                                  The Agent's Observations. December 2007
Stuck on Cactus                                      The Virtual Gardener July 2007
Square Foot Gardening                             The Virtual Gardener April 2007
Shade, AH   April 2006
Sierra Vista Library Garden   February 2006
Straw Bale Hothouse Update                      The Virtual Gardener January 2005
Sphaeralcea, Globe Marrow   August 2005
Straw Bale Cold Frame                              The Virtual Gardener November 2004
Scorpions                                           The Agent's Observations November 2004
Sedum (Stonecrop) In a Desert Garden October 2004
The Sages In a Desert Garden May 2004
Summer Monsoon                                       The Virtual Gardener June 2003
Spring Bulbs, Planting    March 2002
Sages, I Love   April 2002
Summer Rains, The   July 2002
Sabbatical Report                                 The Agent's Observations April 2001
Soil Fundamentals - Part I Improving Drainage   April 2001
Summer Proof Your Plants   May 2000
Say it with Flowers   July 2000
Shades of Blue & Purple Plants for the Garden   October 2000
 
T
This Month in The High Desert--Get Out and Do Some Yard Work November 2014
This Month in The High Desert--Changing Season Means Changes in the Garden October 2014
This Month in The High Desert--The Time Is Right to Plant a Garden for Fall September 2014
This Month in The High Desert--Time is Running Out for Getting a Crop of Vegetables in the Ground August 2014
There are Seven Billion of Us April 2014
Tradescantia - Wandering Jew In a Desert Garden March 2014
Tomato "Terroirism" The Virtual Gardener March 2014
Tecoma capensis—Cape Honeysuckle In a Desert Garden December 2013
Turpentine Bush--Ericameria laricifolia October 2013
Thomas Robert Malthus: Was He Right or Wrong? Part 2 March  2013

Thomas Robert Malthus: Was He Right or Wrong? Part 1

February 2013

To Be (Green) or Not To Be (Green) - Part 2

February 2013
Thomas Robert Malthus January 2013
To Be Green or Not to Be Green? January 2013
 To Chop or Not To Chop The Virtual Gardener September 2011
Tomato Varieties for the High Desert May 2011
Trichocereus--synchronized blooming The Agent's Observations August 2010
Thrips July 2010
Transplanting Eldarica Pines The Agent's Observations April 2010
Trailing Indigo Bush (Dalea greggii) In a Desert Garden April 2010
Treasure for Area Gardeners December 2009
Trumpet Vine July 2009
Treated wood, using                                       The Virtual Gardener July 2009
The Color Green                                            The Virtual Gardener August 2007
Tomatoes
  Tomatoes From Seed                                    The Virtual Gardener March 2009
  Hang Ups, Upside Down Tomatoes Update 2  The Virtual Gardener September 2008
  Hang Ups, Upside Down Tomatoes Update     The Virtual Gardener June 2008
  Hang Ups, Tomatoes Love to Grow Upside Down   The Virtual Gardener May 2008
  Garden Tip #7563, Tomato Plants                 The Virtual Gardener April 2008
  Heirloom Tomatoes                                     The Virtual Gardener May 2007
  Tomato Virus, New in AZ                             The Agent's Observations April 2007
  Tomatoes, Growing                                     The Virtual Gardener April 2001
  Tomato Blight                                            The Agent's Observations September 2001
Trees -  U of A Improved Planting Standards April 2007
Tombstone Rose April 2007
Troubled Trees December 2006
Tabletop Greenhouse Speeds Propagation November 2006
Texas Root Rot                                          The Virtual Gardener November 2006
The Cooperative Extension                            The Virtual Gardener September 2006
Tumbleweeds-  The Russians are coming       The Virtual Gardener June 2005
Tithonia   In a Desert Garden  April 2004
Transplanting, The Art of  February 2004
The Romance of Plant Names                        The Virtual Gardener July 2003
The Time is Now (start preparing for the first freeze) August 2001
The Garden Portal                                         The Virtual Gardener September 2001
The AgData Portal                                         The Virtual Gardener October 2001
The Enchanted Fairy May 2000
10th Anniversary Commemorative Issue December 1999
Trees    
   Tree Bark Damage                                      The Agent's Observations February 2009
   Mulberry, Peach and Apple Tree Problems    The Agent's Observations August 2007
   Mesquite Trees Under Stress August 2006
   My Experience with Mulberry Trees
   Sap masses on pine tree                     The Agent's Observations June 2003
   Shade Trees                                      The Agent's Observations May 2002
   "Leaky Trees"                                       The Agent's Observations April 2000
   Trees - leaves drying up and dropping off    The Agent's Observations  May 1999
   Tree, dying Cottonwood                       The Agent's Observations May 1999
   Tree Hugging 101 October 1999
Turf (aka Lawns)
   Lawn Fertilizer The Agent's Observations September 2007
   Planting warm season grasses            The Agent's Observations July 2004
   Turf Grass Management August 2002
   Lawns, De-thatching                            The Agent's Observations June 2002
   Lawn Problems                                  The Agent's Observations    July 2001
   Lawns, Yellow                                   The Agent's Observations September 2001
   Lawn, proper time to plant a                  The Agent's Observations July 1999
U    
University of Arizona Planting Standards   April 2012
USDA Hardiness Zones                               The Virtual Gardener January 2001
 
V    
Velvetpod Mimosa (Mimosa dysocarpa) In a Desert Garden October 2014
Vitex - In a Desert Garden   July 2006
Vegetables    
  When to Plant The Agent's Observations May 2011
  The Vegetable Garden   April 2010
   Vegetable Garden in a Box The Virtual Gardener November 2009
   Fall vegetables to plant The Agent's Observations October 2009
   Dying Tomato Plants & Crop Rotation    The Agent's Observations September 2006
   Harvest Time!   June 2004
   Vegetable Gardening - What Shall We Grow   May 2004
   Vegetable Gardening   April 2004
   Slug-like worms in the vegetable garden The Agent's Observations November 2003
   Growing Food   May 2003
   Summer vegetables not producing        The Agent's Observations June 2003
   Fall Vegetables                                 The Agent's Observations September 2002
   Growing Onions                                 The Agent's Observations June 2002
   Cool Season Crops                            The Agent's Observations October 2000
     
W    
What is a Master Gardener?   December 2014
Wild Buckwheats (Eriogonum sp.)   November 2014
Wild Cotton (Gossypium thurberi)   October 2014
Watching Weather on the Web The Virtual Gardener July 2014
Who "Dung" It?   April 2014

Woodhouse Toad – Bufo woodhousei cont'd

In a Desert Garden September 2013
What's Bugging You?   September 2013

Woodhouse Toad – Bufo woodhousei

In a Desert Garden August 2013
Whitethorn Acacia At a Glance Box July 2013
WAM! April is Water Awareness Month   April 2013
Water Gardens in Containers   April 2013
Wild Life of Our Bodies: A Book Review, The   April 2013

Wild Zinnias

In a Desert Garden February 2013
What's in a Name? The Virtual Gardener January 2013
Winter Tree and Plant Care The Virtual Gardener November 2012
Winter Gardening The Virtual Gardener November 2012
Wives' Tales, Snake Oils, and Gardening Myths   September 2012
Water, Water, Water . . . The Virtual Gardener September 2012
Watch Mother Nature   July 2012
Wildflowers!!!--the video   April 2012
What is Diatomaceous Earth?   April 2012
What Do You Know that Ain't So?   March 2012
What to do with a dying tree The Agent's Observations October 2011
What is Surflan? The Agent's Observations October 2011
Watson’s Dutchman’s pipe vine--Aristolochia watsonnii In a Desert Garden September 2011
What's All the Buzz About   June 2011
Weeds in Bermuda, Getting Rid of The Agent's Observations April 2011
What tools can be used with the Business End of a Tractor The Agent's Observations February 2011
Wanted Dead or Alive The Virtual Gardener February 2011
Why are tree trunks painted white The Agent's Observations November 2010
Win a Ribbon at the County Fair;   November 2010
What's in a Name? --Weeding Out Redundant Plant Names The Virtual Gardener October 2010
Wright Groundcherry The Agent's Observations September 2010
What's Bugging Me--Part 2   September 2010
What's Bugging Me--Part 1   August 2010
Web Site Upgrades The Virtual Gardener January 2010
White Ball Acacia - Fern Acacia             In a Desert Garden January 2009
Water, How Much  is Enough                  The Virtual Gardener December 2008
What Master Gardeners Do   February 2008
Weeds and Cactus                                The Agent's Observations September 2007
Winter Care for Trees & Houseplants      The Agent's Observations December 2006
Water Harvesting Permaculture Style   October 2005
Weather is What you Get                            The Virtual Gardener September 2005
Watering - When & How   June 2005
When all Else Fails   July 2004
WUCOLS (Oct 03)                                      The Virtual Gardener October 2003
Watering Needs of Established Plants   October 2003
Water Gardening in the Desert   September 2003
Water in Your Life   June 2003
Wildflowers                                                The Virtual Gardener January 2002
Watering Strategies, June                           The Virtual Gardener June 2002
Water on a Tight Budget, Managing                   August 2001
Watering, Mulching & Maintenance   August 2001
Weeds, Controlling   January 2000
Winter Catalog Frenzy   February 2000
White Plants for the Garden   June 2000
What's Hot in Gardening!   July 2000
Weed Clean-up Time     April 1999 
Wildflower Gardening   October 1999
Water Gardening    
   Gardening in Water - Get your Hands Wet with Angel   January 2002
   Gardening in Water - Get your Hands Wet with Angel   February 2002
   Gardening in Water - Waterlillies   March 2002
   Gardening in Water - Growing Plants in Water   April 2002
   Gardening in Water - Potting up Aquatics   May 2002
   Gardening in Water - Indoor Water Gardens   June 2002
   Gardening in Water - Important Formulas for a 
        Balanced Water Garden
  September 2002
   Gardening with Water - Get your Hands Wet with Angel December 2001
Weed Warrior Part I                                     The Virtual Gardener March 1999 
Weed Warrior II                                           The Virtual Gardener April 1999 
Weed Warrior III                                           The Virtual Gardener June 1999
Weed Warrior Part IV                                   The Virtual Gardener July 1999
Weed Warrior - Chemical Warfare II              The Virtual Gardener August 1999
Weed Warrior - Grim Reaper                        The Virtual Gardener September 1999
 What to do in January   January 1999
 What to do in February   February 1999 
 What to do in March   March 1999 
 What to do in April   April 1999 
 What to do in May   May 1999
 What to do in June   June 1999
 What to do in July July 1999
 What to do in August   August 1999
 What to do in September   September 1999
 What to do in October October 1999
 What to do in November November 1999
 
X    
Try Xeriscaping   October 2010
What is Xeriscape?   May 2009
Xeriscape Garden Tour, May 3, 2009   April 2009
Xeriscape Principles                                                The Virtual Gardener March 2006
 Xeriscape - Why bother?   August 2005
 On the Road to Xeriscape Gardens   August 2003
 What's Xeriscape and Why Should I Have It?   April 2008
 Xeriscape Garden Project, Sunsites Community Library    June 2001
 What I've Learned About Xeriscape - Got Mulch?   February 2001
 What I've Learned About Xeriscape:  Are Your Plants
       in the Right Zone?
  November 2000
 What is  Xeriscape?    May 1999
 
Y    
YouTube U for Gardeners The Virtual Gardener October 2013
Yellow Evening Primrose (Oenothera elata hookeri) In a Desert Garden August 2011
Yellow Plants for the Garden   July 2000
 
Z    
Zucchini, Another Use for   September 2008
Zauschneria-Epilobium   January 2005
 

                                        

A Beginner's Guide to Agaves - Terrie Gent
Bare Root Plants    --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, December, 1998
Christmas Trees     --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, December, 1998
High Desert Soils   --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, November, 1998
Mistletoe               --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review
To Prune?             --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, February, 1999
Water & Plants     --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, April, 1999
Watering Plants    --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review, July, 1999  
What, Why, & How to Use Mulches  --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review
Why Use Native Plants?  --  Feature article for the Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review,March, 1999