Agave weevil control is done from about the middle of April until the middle of May.
Fireblight, or fireblight disease, is one of the few bacterial plant diseases that threaten cultivated fruit trees and ornamentals.
Canary Island palm trees have a big head that produces heavy shade so it’s possible that the lower fronds may die due to a lack of light. If the lower fronds are dying, the palm tree needs to be pruned.
Minor pruning cuts requiring hand pruners are done anytime you see a problem. You can do them now if you want. Just not large limbs.
If you want to improve drainage for cactuses then plant them higher than the surrounding soil. This type of cactus requires deep but infrequent irrigation.
It would take a lifetime to see all the wonders of the 1.87 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, but you can see a lot in one short visit.
As we water plants infrequently, the roots extract water and grow into deeper layers of soil. Deep rooting of plants is the main reason good gardeners say, “Water plants deeply but infrequently.”
Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona is about 460 miles from Las Vegas, in the Four Corners region of Arizona.
April kicks off the reemergence of desert reptiles. Among the easier species to spot are side-blotched lizards, zebra tails, yellow-backed spiny lizards, and chuckwallas.
Capitol Reef National Park in Utah boasts some of the finest rock formations and geologic wonders in the West and is a top hiking location.
To prevent fruit production in an ornamental tree, spray the it with a chemical every year to get the fruit to drop when it’s still small. Spray the entire canopy of the tree when as many of the flowers are open as possible.
The training center is expected to help first responders, including Las Vegas Valley police officers, better prepare for complex public safety threats.