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Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Bracts are the red flower-like petals you might find on a poinsettia, but they are specialized leaves. Look closely at the center of the bracts, and you will see small flowers. Poinsettias are in the Euphorbia family related to succulent euphorbias.

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Top 10 desert plants for your garden

Top 10 desert plants for your garden

Ask any of the Garden’s horticultural staff what their favorite plant is, and you will not only get a variety of answers, but you’ll come to find out how difficult it is for them to select just one. Luckily, with diverse staff picks you’ll get plenty of options for...

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Five Tips To Care For Your Plants This Summer

Five Tips To Care For Your Plants This Summer

Monsoon season is approaching in the Valley. Learn how to care for your plants and garden with these helpful tips from the Garden’s Horticulture department.1. Shade Your Plants Shade protection may be necessary for many plants, including cactus, agaves and other...

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Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Explore three plants kids can grow with help from an adult family member. Growing vegetables is a simple way to introduce young children to gardening.

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Springtime Planting for Kids

Springtime Planting for Kids

Explore three plants kids can grow with help from an adult family member. Growing vegetables is a simple way to introduce young children to gardening.

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