Gardening in Tucson

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Give Your Tomato Plants a Second Chance this Summer - by Elena Acoba - AZ Daily Star - July 29, 2012. Nearly 20 fall and winter vegetables can be planted in August, according to "The Tucson Garden Handbook" by Pima County Cooperative Extension master gardeners. "In a perfect world, I would leave tomatoes in the ground until it would freeze," says Mary Sisson Eibs, who's an educator and in charge of the gardening program at The Haven, a substance-abuse treatment center. Read more here

Monsoon Season is the time to Plant Heat-Loving Species by Elena Acoba - Az Daily Star - July 22,2012 Planting at this time of year may be tough on you, but it's the perfect season for heat-loving species to get in the ground and grow. Read more here