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The Best Autumn-Colored Tree

The Best Autumn-Colored Tree

By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's garden gal This is the season for trees with autumn colors … and not all trees are created equal. Increased garden success is had when plants are showing their colors. It’s also the ideal window for planting trees and shrubs; the days...

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The Birds and the Butterflies

The Birds and the Butterflies

Tips for Growing a Garden Sure to Attract Winged Visitors By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and exotic creatures in the landscape.  A butterfly garden offers two benefits: it’s an easy way to see more butterflies,...

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Heat-Loving Flowers of Summer

Heat-Loving Flowers of Summer

Tips for Vibrant Blooms that Attract Winged Visitors and Keep the Garden Bright All Season Long by Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal The brightest flowers of the summer season wait until temperatures rise above 90 degrees to “do their thing.” Like sunbathers on...

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