Get Potted in a Desert Cottage Garden

Desert Cottage Garden by Barbara Wirth

Do you like cottage gardens? Have you ever grown one? … in the desert? Cottage gardens are an informal design style with dense plantings using floral, foliage and even edible plants. I would not say it is my style – a little too wild and unorganized for me and my more linear brain. However, the…

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A Super Simple Winter Desert Container Design

Simple Winter Pot with Kale and Calendula The Potted Desert

Plant your desert pots with the KISS method Keep It Super Simple! Our center stage of this KISS pot is Calendula. You already have a Calendula plant description article in your premium content folders. Here is the LINK, so you don’t have to go searching. I chose Calendula for this KISS design because it…

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Flower Beds in your Garden

A Raised Bed of Flowers in Scottsdale AZ in the winter

Flower beds are great for all planting seasons no matter where you live. But here in the desert, we can enjoy beautiful beds 365 days a year! In my practice, beds fall under contained gardens. They can be a planting in the ground , a raised bed or a jumbo planter. If it’s in a…

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