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Desert gardening is different!

Wherever you live in the desert--up to 3,500-feet elevation--this guide is for you. Enjoy plentiful fruits and vegetables from your desert garden. Desert gardening expert George Brookbank will help you with your desert garden.


Two books in one . . . A tremendous reference tool you'll use all year 'round!


1. Complete how-to-do-it guide

--Drip irrigation and watering
--How to prepare desert soil
--Which plant and tree varieties to choose
--Citrus: Watering, pruning, fertilizing
--New varieties for favorites: tomatoes, strawberries, grapes, melons

And the unusual . . .

Low-chill apples

Oriental vegetables

Yard-long beans

--New chapters on hydroponics and alternatives to poisonous chemicals


2. Week-by-week desert calendar

--Learn how to work with the desert's short seasons, hot weather, insects, and soils

--When to plant

--When to prune


Over 650 photgraphs

Publication Details

  • Published: 1991
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • ISBN-10: 1555610021
  • ISBN-13: 978-1555610029