Early Spring Garden Prep

Laurin Pause of the Arizona Master Gardener’s Speakers’ Group gave the  club with a very informative presentation on preparing the garden for success in spring.  Major topics included: Pruning takeaways:  See also: Pruning Trees Soil prep takeaways:  Spring veggie takeaways: Yavapai Master Gardeners. Start of May 9 plants You Should Never Prune in Spring

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Start of May

It’s already the second day of May and the iris are beginning to show up as if they mean it. Fading daffodils grow obscured by surging daylilies or, to a lesser degree, iris. Each day a new iris or two blossoms for the first time of the season, and it’s impossible to stay out of

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Spring? at last?

The compensation of bountiful spring rain extends beyond full  local reservoirs and soil that supports spring growth. Raindrops can sometimes add interest to photos of plants that are enjoying the weather.  Beads of water form on Narcissus ‘Ferris Wheel.’  Look at the snow we experienced the day after, these photos were taken. The Chinese or

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