Local Educational Resources
Water efficiency / Conservation / Irrigation:
Educational Events and Classes
The Master Gardener Hotline: (505) 292-7144 March-October, 9:30-2:30 Monday – Friday
Agaves, Yuccas and Related Plants. Mary Irish, Portland Oregon: Timber Press, 2000.
A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque. Jean-Luc Cartron, David Lightfoot, Jane Mygatt, Sandra Brantley and Timothy Lowrey, Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest. George Oxford Miller, Minneapolis, MN: Voyageur Press, 2007.
Native Plants for High-Elevation Western Gardens. Janice Busco and Nancy R. Morin, Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 2003.
Natural by Design. Judith Phillips, Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1995.
New Mexico Gardener’s Guide, Revised Edition. Judith Phillips, Brentwood, TN: Cool Springs Press, 2005.
New Mexico Plants Made Easy, Jill Brown, Albuquerque, NM, self-published, 2015.
Plants for Natural Gardens. Judith Phillips, Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1995.
Penstemons. Robert Nold, Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1999.
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1 and 2. Brad Lancaster, Tucson, Arizona: Rainsource Press, 2006 and 2008.
Southwestern Landscaping with Native Plants, Revised Edition. Judith Phillips, Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press (First edition 1987, 2002).
Water-Wise Plants for the Southwest. Nan Sterman, Mary irish, Judith Phillips, and Joe Lamp’l, Brentwood, TN: Cool Springs Press, 2010.
Weeds of the West. Western Society of Weed Science and Cooperative Extension Service, Jackson, Wyoming: University of Wyoming, 1991.