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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Plus, horticulture expert Bob Morris answers questions on planting hole size, drip irrigation systems and more.
The Wonderful variety of pomegranate should have hard seeds, and the pulp should be dark red throughout and very puckery.
Plant roots are lazy. They will expend as little energy as possible to grow as big as possible.
The club welcomes the public, as well as possible entrants, to its free show Saturday on the grounds of Lorenzi Park.
Their areas of origin and how they have evolved make the watering requirements for mesic plants and xeric plants vastly different.
Creating shade that doesn’t use water requires brainwork but may be necessary in the desert. Usually, a home’s hottest areas are the exposed south and west walls and windows.
The City Council voted Wednesday to select former charter school leader Adam Johnson as its non-voting member of the Clark County School Board.
It’s expensive to have them trimmed twice a year. If their beauty outweighs their expense, keep them. But if you don’t enjoy them anymore, have them removed.
Soil in the ground stays cooler than containers because extra heat is routed to the surroundings and deeper soil.
The roots of plants follow water. Where water was applied, you will find roots.
Summer is not the best time of year to plant desert spoon, but if you are going to plant them, plant them at a time during the day when it’s cooler and plant in wet soil.