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Gathering Sonoran Sweetness

Gathering Sonoran Sweetness

Gathering Sonoran Sweetness The cherished time of year in the Sonoran desert is now upon us.  While the desert heats up to temperatures above 110 ...

Desert Flowers

Desert Flowers

Chilopsis linearis - Desert Willow It is spring in the Sonoran desert.  The cacti are blooming from the short, sprawling prickly pear to the majes...

Sonoran Plant Profile: Prickly Pear

Sonoran Plant Profile: Prickly Pear

Origin:  Native to the Americas Opuntia species have become naturalized on every continent except Antarctica. Energetics:  Cool & Moist (pad, ...

Sonoran Plant Profile: Desert Lavender

Sonoran Plant Profile: Desert Lavender

Hyptis emoryi - Desert Lavender Other names:  Bee Sage, yerba del becerro, salvia reál, Viopal, Xeescl (Seri) Origin:  Native to southern Cal...