If you have not realized it by now, I love potted desert gardens. They are so versatile in there uses, flexible in their placement and plantings and the bottom line – you don’t have to dig in the ground!!… Marylee Pangman, Potted Desert Expert Stay on top of your garden tasks to keep your potted desert…

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Hot Desert Container in August - Full bloom with Red Canna and Sweet Potato Vine

 August in Your Hot Desert Container Garden It’s hot. It’s humid. Ugh. You don’t need me to tell you that. August is the month to take a break from many desert potted garden chores. The most significant tasks are managing the weather and the basic needs of your garden. The August Checklist is below. Right-click…

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“Silver King” can take any role in your all-season desert pots  To best survive the summer furnace in your desert container garden, I harp about the size of our desert garden pots. To support our illustrious hot garden plant of the month, your pot should be at least 24” wide. This width and similar depth will provide the structural support as well…

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Do you plan before you go shopping for your potted desert garden? Reduce the Overwhelm When you first arrive at the nursery, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. Start before you get in the car with these first two tips: Know your pots. (Sizes, color, and sun/shade) Know your desired color scheme…

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