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Paring down a list of pear trees to grow in the desert

Pear trees can be roughly divided into two types: European and Asian. This distinction is not just about origin but also the fruit they produce.

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Nevada Garden Clubs hosting free flower show

The club welcomes the public, as well as possible entrants, to its free show Saturday on the grounds of Lorenzi Park.

How much water does your landscape need?

Their areas of origin and how they have evolved make the watering requirements for mesic plants and xeric plants vastly different.

Humidity from rain can cause lawn diseases

Some lawns experienced disease problems that lingered after we had high humidity because of the rain. That change in our weather encouraged plant diseases to occur.

Low water pressure could be shower diverter problem

Q: I have a bathtub/shower combination, and when I pull the knob on top of the spout to start the shower, only a little water comes out of the showerhead while most of it comes out of the tub spout. Do I have a clog in the pipe or is this a water pressure problem?