El Paso Desert Blooms

A guide to help you, find plants that thrive in the Chihuahuan Desert.

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Sustainable Gardening Tips

Soils and Compost

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.

Water Saving Tips

Water-wise plants can be beautiful as well as practical.

Ask at your local nursery for the types of plants that have minimal watering needs.