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February 2019 Water Recommendations
There is no need to water this month because the greater Albuquerque area received up to 8” inches of snow in the month of January to meet our plants’ water needs!
Plant of the Month
Escarpment Live Oak, Quercus virginiana var. fusiformis
Closely related to the iconic oak tree of the Old South, the Escarpment Live Oak is surprisingly well-adapted to life in the Albuquerque area.
The Basics of Fruit Tree Pruning
Everyone should consider planting fruit trees in their yard. Because of our climate, fruit trees grow really well in our area. Besides the joy they bring when we harvest delicious fruit, they put on a beautiful show with spring flowers, create shade, and provide shelter and food for wildlife and pollinators.
The Dirt on Albuquerque’s Weeds
Most definitions of a weed call it “a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition of cultivated plants.” What you may call a weed in your yard may be a beloved plant in your neighbor’s yard.