Soft and Sharp

Soft and Sharp

By David Cristiani The use of accent plants, the Southwest green industry’s term for larger cactus and succulent plants, continues to increase beyond low desert communities. Some of that is more about following a trend, but some of that responds…

Facts About Fertilizer

Fertilizer

  By Helen M. Stone There are almost as many different types of fertilizers as there are plants. Whole books have been written on soil fertility and fertilizer selection; this publication has covered the topic extensively in the past years.…

Drought and Tree Diseases

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By Jim Downer, Ph.D By now everyone has heard the hue and cry of drought and the peril we Californians all face from prolonged snow pack depletion and lack of rain. Those who study climate change suggest that some places…