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Desert Horticulture
Citrus, Landscape Fabric and Getting Rid of a Lawn
January 12, 2019 Bob Morris

Newcomers to the desert can make some serious mistakes in thinking that it is not a hostile environment. Unexpected freezes make citrus a gamble in some places even though trees can look good. And some technology doesn't transfer well from commercial applications to residential spots. And lawns, you better have a good reason for planting one because they can be frustrating if not planted, irrigated and managed correctly. Deserts can be unforgiving when it comes to gardening and horticulture.

Newcomers to the desert can make some serious mistakes in thinking that it is not a hostile environment. Unexpected freezes make citrus a gamble in some places even though trees can look good. And some technology doesn't transfer well from commercial applications to residential spots. And lawns, you better have a good reason for planting one because they can be frustrating if not planted, irrigated and managed correctly. Deserts can be unforgiving when it comes to gardening and horticulture.

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