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Combating Climate Change Starts in Your Garden

Gardeners are quite aware of global environmental changes, many of which we experience in our own backyards. In New Mexico,…
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Create An Enchanting Fairy Garden

In midwinter while I was perusing garden books, I discovered Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden by Julie…
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Fill Your Garden With Colorful Perennials

When I planted my permanent garden decades ago, I chose only native and drought-tolerant perennials. I considered annuals to be…
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a gorgeous backyard pond.

Just Add Water to Create an Oasis in the Desert

In the desert, water can create an oasis in our backyards. Just the sound of trickling water can help us…
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Thoughtful Gardener: Growing a Cut Flower Garden

As everything escalates in price, many of us are looking for ways to make do, grow our own, or adapt…
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Favorite Gardening Books

With so many people embracing gardening, I thought it would be helpful to provide some resources to ensure success. I…
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Thoughtful Gardener | Critters in the Garden

The wide variety of creatures that visit and inhabit my garden bring me joy. True, some may harm plants, however,…
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Hummingbird at flower feeding

Thoughtful Gardener | Create a Hummingbird Garden

Hummingbirds delight in our summer gardens filled with a wide variety of abundantly blooming flowers. However, we can provide more…
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Lavender in the garden

Thoughtful Gardener | Fall is Spring in the Desert

Add color and scent to your garden now What joy to be able to spend time outdoors again! Because of…
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