Desert Horticulture

What To Do After a Rain

March 03, 2020 Bob Morris Season 2 Episode 6
Desert Horticulture
What To Do After a Rain
Chapters
5:58
Unstable desert soils
5:58
Inspect trees and shrubs for evidence of borers
15:22
Mushrooms
Desert Horticulture
What To Do After a Rain
Mar 03, 2020 Season 2 Episode 6
Bob Morris

I would like to see you do three things to your landscape the day after a rain in the desert; make sure your irrigation applications are away from cement and steel structures, inspect your landscape and fruit trees and shrubs for borer activity and take care of any mushroom problems that appear. Water in the desert is very destabilizing. Desert soils are formed under eons of dry weather. Keep water away from cement and steel. Borer activity will express itself with sap oozing from the trunk and limbs the day after a rain if they are present. Mushrooms are a good sign in a residential landscape. It's a sign of biological activity.

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I would like to see you do three things to your landscape the day after a rain in the desert; make sure your irrigation applications are away from cement and steel structures, inspect your landscape and fruit trees and shrubs for borer activity and take care of any mushroom problems that appear. Water in the desert is very destabilizing. Desert soils are formed under eons of dry weather. Keep water away from cement and steel. Borer activity will express itself with sap oozing from the trunk and limbs the day after a rain if they are present. Mushrooms are a good sign in a residential landscape. It's a sign of biological activity.

Support the show (https://xtremehorticulture.blogspot.com/)

Unstable desert soils
Inspect trees and shrubs for evidence of borers
Mushrooms