Wherever you live in the desert - up to 3,500 feet elevations - this guide is for you. Enjoy plentiful fruits and vegetables from your desert garden. Desert gardening expert George Brookbank will help you with your desert garden. A tremendous reference tool you'll use all year 'round!
Complete how-to-do-it guide
* Drip irrigation & watering
* How to prepare desert soil
* Which plant & tree varieties to choose
* Citrus: Watering, pruning, fertilizing
New varieties for favorites: Tomatoes, Strawberries Grapes, Melons, and the unusual:
* Low-chill apples
* Oriental Vegetables
* Yard-long beans
New chapters on Hydroponics and Alternatives to Poisonous Chemicals
Week-by-week desert calendar: Learn how to work with the desert's short seasons, hot weather, insects and soils
* When to plant
* When to prune
Great for Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada and Texas.