By delaying the final pruning of grapes until March 1 before new growth begins. This helps reduce disease problems from developing on the grape bunches later.
Ethel M has been introduced to my late grandmothers, my friends from Alaska and, recently, my 18-month-old niece, who was bedazzled by its more than 1 million cactus garden holiday lights.
It’s a six-plus hour drive to this city in southwestern Arizona, and the climate is pleasant in February and March.
Desert willow can look shaggy during the winter because of the brown seedpods that hang from the tree. The seedpods provide a good supply of birdseed for various desert birds during the fall and winter months.
Summerlin has arrived as Las Vegas’ newest in-place, and the presence of more police officers to implement that tangible sense of protection has never been more apparent.
If freezing weather came through your yard, fruit trees with open or partially opened flowers will lose fruit.
Mild winters, interesting history and striking scenery make this onetime mining town an outstanding place to visit this time of year.
Flowers and small fruit will die with the slightest freeze. Freezing temperatures can eliminate all or some of the fruit you normally would harvest this next fall or winter.
Most visitors come from late spring to fall, but if you venture to the Southern Utah park this time of year, you’ll find the colors seem more vibrant and the overlooks and trails are crowd-free.
About 900 big-beaked northern shovelers, sometimes swimming in large swirling circles, can be seen feeding on fallen seeds and anything else nutritious at Henderson’s bird preserve.
You can hike, golf, swim and even play in the snow all in the same day, and it’s only about four hours from Southern Nevada.
There are two strikes against citrus growing well in the Mojave Desert. The first is their variable tolerance to freezing temperatures during the winter. The second strike is that oftentimes citrus trees flower in early spring when very light freezing temperatures are possible. Tolerance to these freezing temperatures is practically nil.