New Use for Vines - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I love using vines in the garden. I have pink bower vine growing in my entry, purple lilac vine growing up the walls in my back garden and pink trumpet vine by my vegetable garden. But, did you know that you can grow some vines as a groundcover? Purple Lilac Vine (Hardenbergia violaceae) Years ago, […]
A Lilac for the Desert? Another Great Lesser-Known Plant to Try - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
Do you love the color and shape of lilacs? While lilacs don't grow in the desert, we do have a plant that may just be right for you - purple lilac vine!
A Wonderful Dilemma.... - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
Looking for a tree for your low desert garden? Join me as I go through a list of trees, discussing their positives & negative attributes.
A Wonderful Dilemma....Part 2 - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I mentioned earlier this week about our beautiful Palo Verde tree that fell victim to the high winds of a monsoon storm. As sad as I was for the loss of my tree, I began to realize that I would now have to choose a replacement. Now I don’t know about you, but I just […]
Steps Towards Curing the Garden Blahs....Where to Place Plants? - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I have been looking forward to writing this next installment because I am passionate about garden design. I had planned to post this yesterday, but, as sometimes happens, ‘life’ interrupted. Yesterday, we received a call from the school principal (never a good thing). In fact, I would love to hear from someone who has ever […]