Fall garden seedlings

What & When to Plant in Your Fall Garden in Tucson

We list the best times to plant specific flowers, herbs, and vegetables in Tucson this fall, as well as whether they're best started from seed or as transplants.
A September sunset in Tucson

September Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in September, including what to plant or sow this month, fertilization guidelines, and watering tips, as well as pests to watch for.
Cholla in the foreground, mountains in the background, and a monsoon storm and sunset in the distance at a Tucson-area park in August

August Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in August, including what to plant or sow this month, pruning tips, fall planning, pests to look out for, and how to water to help your plants through the monsoons.

Why Visit the Tucson Botanical Gardens?

The recently re-opened Tucson Botanical Gardens, located in midtown Tucson near Grant and Alvernon, often slips under the radar for locals and tourists alike. If you're looking for a peaceful spot in the middle of town, some inspiration for your own yard, or an overview of what plants can grow in Tucson, this may be a solution.
Monsoon clouds in the sky in July in Tucson

July Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in July, including what to plant or sow, prune, harvest, fertilize, shade, and water to help your plants survive the start of monsoon season.
Creosote branches in the foreground, mountains and a sunset in the background on a hiking path in Tucson

June Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in June, including what to plant or sow, prune, harvest, fertilize, shade, and water to help your plants survive the heat.
Various types of birds in Tucson flock to a birdfeeder

Best Seeds for Feeding Wild Birds in Tucson

Learn the major types of seeds that can be used in backyard bird feeding stations and which birds those seeds attract. All types of seeds are readily available at local bird stores (often in pre-made mixes), can be used in many different types of bird feeders, and provide healthy nutrition for our local and migratory wild birds.
A palo verde tree with yellow blooms. The Catalina Mountains are in the background.

May Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in May, including what to plant or sow, prune, harvest, inspect, and look out for to keep your yard beautiful and bountiful.
Yellow flowers on a cactus in Tucson

April Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in April, including what to plant or sow, prune, harvest, inspect, and look out for.
Purple and yellow wildflowers bloom with the Catalina mountain range in the background in Tucson

March Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in March, including the must-do, should-do, and nice-to-do garden tasks to keep your yard healthy and beautiful.
succulents for sale at a Tucson-area plant store

Spring 2020 Plant Sales in Tucson

Dates, links, descriptions, and directions to all spring 2020 plant sales in Tucson, AZ and surrounding areas. Find the plants you need on sale this spring!
A prickly pear cactus in the shape of a heart with yellow wildflowers in the background

February Yard and Garden Tips

What to do in your Tucson yard in February, including the must-do, should-do, and nice-to-do garden tasks to keep your yard healthy and beautiful.

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