• Garden Day Volunteers Needed!

    Hello, DHSCV Members! Did you know we have a second annual event, the Desert Garden Community Day? Well, we do and it’s coming soon! October 28, 2017 at the UCR Palm Desert Campus. You can read all about this year’s amazing event line-up, but right now I’m looking to bring on new DHSCV Volunteers to […]

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  • Water Counts Academy – Enroll Now

    CV WATER COUNTS, in partnership with the University of California, Riverside – Palm Desert
    Center, is accepting applications for the first class of the Water Counts Academy, beginning
    this November at the University of California Riverside – Palm Desert campus.

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  • Garden Day 2016 Crowd Scene

    Join experts at free annual Desert Garden Community Day

    Join desert landscape and gardening enthusiasts at UCR Palm Desert from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 for a day of workshops, talks, demonstrations and exhibits. Learn how to create and maintain a low-water garden at this free event presented by the Desert Horticultural Society of the Coachella Valley and co-sponsored by […]

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  • Volutaria: New Invasive Species in Borrego Springs

    Download this guide to learn how to identify Volutaria and eradicate it before it becomes a permanent and unwanted winter weed in Borrego Springs.

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  • Protected: Special Events Survey

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  • Field Trip Report: Arizona Bus Trip

    Here is a selection of member photos from the March 2017 bus trip to Arizona.

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  • Help Cal-IPC Fight Invasive Weeds!

    Cal-IPC is the California Invasive Plant Council. We have partnered with them in the past (the Fountain Grass flyer) and hope to again in the future. They are looking for support in securing their funding request from the State government. Below is the text from their recent email. The WMA funding request is in… Now’s […]

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  • 2017 Garden Tour is Here! Sunday, March 26

    Our fantastic annual garden tour is happening now! If you missed registering online, don’t worry, you can pay on site at our registration location. Desert Water Agency 1200 South Gene Autry Trail, 92264 All guests check in at Onsite Registration to receive wristband and tour map. No checks or credit cards accepted on site. Cash […]

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  • A home on the 2016 11th Annual Desert Garden Tour

    Garden Tour is March 26 – Be a volunteer?

    The 12th Annual Desert Garden Tour is Sunday, March 26th from 12 – 4pm. This beloved community event is such a great success, not just because of the beautiful gardens, but also because of the great volunteer support provided by our membership. We need your help to make this day a success! There are many […]

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  • Beneficial Use of Fungi

    Information provided by DHSCV member, Dan Goldberg The two fungi products I have used with success are http://www.fungi.com/product-detail/product/mycogrow-micronized-endoecto-seed-mix-1-oz.html for starting seeds, and http://www.fungi.com/product-detail/product/mycogrow-soluble-1-oz.html  for transplanting plants grown from seed, but I have also used this when transplanting scions or cuttings like desert lavender. I also use dip-n-grow when starting scions like desert lavender and chuparosa, http://www.hydroponics.net/i/351013, which is also available from […]

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