All the Plants
Gardening in Phoenix, or in many places of the Southwest, is different
from many other part of the US, and many gardening books written for
Europe or the East Coast don't apply here. This site will be
dedicated to unique aspect of the US southwest deserts.
This site is an offshoot of desert-tropicals.com and I can be
Find your Arizona
December in Phoenix
|- Plant artichokes
- Plant bare root trees and shrubs when they become available at the
end of the month.
- Rake the leaves fallen from the trees, most deciduous trees like
ashes, elms, apricot trees, peach trees start losing them after the
first frosts. They keep losing them until the end of December.
Beware that any frost sensitive plants growing in their shade will
be losing their protection.
What to sow:
Bachelor Button, Bells of Ireland,
Globe Amaranth, Godetia,
Sweet Peas, Sweet Sultan,
In the vegetable garden
- Plant artichokes, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower,
lettuce, peas, radishes.
Recommended Xeriscape Plants for Sunset zone 13
Intermediate deserts (Sunset zone
High deserts (Sunset zone 10):
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