Gardening in the Southwest

Gardening in the Southwest has so much to offer. But gardening in the Desert Southwest also has its challenges, which is why we put together this guide to help you create a beautiful, easy-to-maintain landscape. Enjoy the beautiful selections that draw birds and butterflies to your yard, and you'll appreciate the edibles you can grow, harvest, and eat in your southwestern garden.

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A Garden You Can Live In

This Texas garden is made for relaxing with plenty of outdoor living options, including a comfy deck and patio.

Low-Maintenance Perennials for the Desert Southwest

Beloved, hardy, low-maintenance garden plants are the best friend-makers a gardener can grow.

15 Great Native Plants for Southwestern Gardens

Add low-maintenance beauty to your yard with these tough Southwestern plants.

April Tips: The Desert Southwest

The garden season is in full swing. Grab your gloves and enjoy the chores -- heat will arrive soon! Don't miss these April gardening tips for the Southwest.

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March Gardening Tips for the Southwest

Spring isn't far off. This month it's time to tend to spring garden chores and enjoy the early season's bounty.

Best Plants for Butterflies in the Southwest

Attract a variety of butterflies to your southwestern garden with these eye-catching plants.

January Gardening Tips for the Southwest

January is typically the coldest month in the Southwest, but if you don't mind the chill, there's plenty to do indoors and out in the garden.