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Gardening in Lake Havasu City

Just because we are in the middle of a desert does not mean we cannot enjoy beautiful gardens too! Here are our favorite articles to help you with Lake Havasu gardening. We have expert graders that give us the low down on growing flowers, fruits, vegetables and more.

WINTER GARDENING TIPS

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WINTER GARDENINGTIPS   Our weather is getting cooler and outside activities abound. This is bulb planting time.  Daffodils, gladiolus, ranunculas, and irises all do well here and come back every year.  When planting, sprinkle bulb booster in the hole to help them along.   You can’t walk through any of our garden centers without admirin[...]

The Master Gardener - Lake Havasu Gardening

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Pucker Up and Get Planting! Citrus is one of the most popular trees grown here in Lake Havasu City. However, citrus is not native to our part of the desert, so special guidelines are in order to maintain a healthy citrus tree.  The guidelines that I am giving you are specifically for Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City. When choosing a variety of citr[...]

The Barrel Cactus

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Living in the low desert, we have grown to enjoy our tall cactus such as the Saguaro and Ocotillos. These are a mainstay in our landscape, but what if you don’t have the space for these stately specimens? One of the most popular and eye-catching cacti that can be brought into smaller spaces is the Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus & Echinocactus). They are alway[...]

Havasu Landscape

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Havasu Landscape       more than twigs and tumbleweeds You don't have to be a horticulture expert to have beautiful plants and colorful shrubs in your yard or desert garden. In this article we’ll tell you about numerous desert plants that are perennial, low maintenance and provide lovely color many times during the year.[...]

Growing Grapes in Lake Havasu City

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Large vineyards are not something we see here in Lake Havasu City; however, there are many small vineyards tucked away in backyards throughout the city.  These grapevines are trained on wire fences or wire trellises instead of neat rows that we have seen in photographs.  Arizona’s weather is well-suited for grapes! Full sunlight and the right variety for our[...]

GARDENING TIPS For Lake Havasu Gardeners

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 Article & Photos Courtesy of Dottie Holman of LHC Master Gardeners With the fall season upon us, it is time to think “gardening” again and what needs to be done. We should be showing cooler nights, maybe some more rain or windstorms. Since this will be the beginning of the planting season, there are several things that need to be done. Be sure tha[...]

GARDENING TIME IN HAVASU - Winter Gardens in the Desert

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Ahhhh, our weather is getting cooler. This is when we can enjoy the outdoors and gardening activities. It doesn’t matter whether you have a small patio, a balcony or a backyard; this time of year is Havasu at its best. Our garden centers are filled with all sorts of temptations, so let’s take a look and see what we can plant and enjoy for months to come. [...]

Color Your World - Gardening in Lake Havasu City

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Color is a key factor in the decorating world.  Whether it’s home décor, clothing or the car we drive--we all have our favorite color. Here in the desert, we can highlight our favorite color in our landscaping. Our native plants have a wonderful variety of colors to choose from, but knowing what color goes with what plant can be troublesome. So in this artic[...]

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