Got a shady spot where nothing seems to bloom? Try these winter flowers for bright color in areas that don't get a lot of sunlight.
Zonal Geraniums (Pelargonium hortorum)
2’- 3’ high and wide
You simply can’t go wrong with zonal geraniums in Vegas. Put them in a spot where they’ll get a little morning sun and
Looking for some cheery winter flowers for a spot that gets full sun? These flowers will give you beautiful blooms throughout the winter months!
Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus)
Standard varieties grow 12”- 18” H
Dwarf varieties grow 6” – 8” H
If you want long-lasting color for the Vegas climate, go for the snapdragons! Put these flower in as soon as
Looking for plants that smell like chocolate and grow in Las Vegas? Here’s a list of plants that’ll give you the sweet aroma of chocolate in your yard or in your home!
Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus) is a pretty little perennial with cocoa-colored flowers that offer a subtle chocolate fragrance when the blooms first open.
Ok, they’re not people, but they certainly have a lot more in common with humans than most of us realize. I know it sounds sort of New Age-y, but the fact of the matter is that plants are living things and as such, there are some things they do that are more than a
A medium-sized tree, something that grows between 20’ and 40’ high, can be the perfect solution for casting cooling shade over a two-story house and a large lot, assuming that it’s been properly placed. It should be 20’ or more from the home, walls or other structures, as well as from you property line.
I love identifying plants for people, mostly because it makes me feel smart, but also because I genuinely like to see people excited about adding something new to their landscape. About half the time they’ll bring in a picture or a cutting from a tree or shrub that they’ve seen around town, which admittedly
What kind of tree is right for your needs?
Just about daily, people come into the nursery looking for a tree that’ll keep its leaves year-round, based on the assumption that deciduous trees are messier and because they look dead in the wintertime. What these folks don't usually realize is that evergreen trees can actually
Ah, bougainvillea. People seem to either love this plant or hate it, and their feelings are usually based on whether or not they’ve ever had to take care of one before. They are, after all, gorgeous when they’re in bloom, putting on a brilliant and eye-catching display of color all summer long. Trouble is,
I’m really only half-joking when I say that gardening in Las Vegas is like gardening on Mars. We have brutal summers where the temperature regularly tops 110°, while our winter nights dip well below freezing at least a couple of times a year. I once heard a soil expert on NPR compare our soil