• Mojave Desert Seed Bank launches membership program

    The Mojave Desert Seed Bank has come a long way since the first fishhook cactus seeds were collected from one of MDLT’s protected properties 18 months ago. Now with over 320 collections, the seed bank has launched a membership program. Founding members, including outdoor champions Patagonia and renowned naturalist Robin

  • Veggies to plant now in the low desert

    Urban Farm in Phoenix, Ariz., a program that offers instructions on growing your own healthy food, offers a Low Desert Planting and Harvesting Schedule.

  • November is a great month to get outdoors and garden!

    If you missed the prime October planting period, you can still continue fall planting programs, although plants will establish slower with cooler temperatures.

  • 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day is upon Us!

    Full Schedule for 2017 Garden Day We’re super excited about this year’s line-up of FREE classes and instructors! We have several different tracks, so you can be super focused on your favorite gardening topic, or you can mix-and-match among the groups to attend whatever looks most interesting to you. Please

  • DHSCV Landscaping Classes at the 12th Annual Desert Comm. Garden Day

    Free Landscaping Classes Presented by DHSCV at the 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day on October 28, 2017 Pruning for Desert Landscapes 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. by Al Hollinger, Operations Manager at Vintage Associates This class will be held under a tent outside on the patio, not indoors. The

  • DHSCV Wellness Gardening Classes at Desert Comm. Garden Day

    Free Gardening Wellness Classes Presented by DHSCV at the 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day on October 28, 2017 Native Bee Pollinators, The Forgotten Treasure of Native Bees 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. by Melissa Bacall and Ruthe Meyer, UCCE Master Gardeners, Yucca Valley and Indio Native bees and their

  • New this Year – Kid’s Program for Garden Day

    Plants You Are Potting – Desert Milkweed & Blue Mist Desert Milkweed, Asclepias subulata Is an upright perennial native to the deserts of the Southwest and Mexico to 4ft tall and wide and grows in washes and on rocky slopes. Tall gray-green stems form a crown of creamy yellow flowers

  • Vermicomposting Class at Garden Day on October 28

    Vermiculture Class Presented at the 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day on October 28, 2017 Vermicomposting Class 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. George J. Podolsky, Volunteer Services Coordinator, Riverside County Department of Waste Resources This class teaches residents about vermicomposting, a composting method where worms convert food scraps into two

  • 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day Schedule

    Here’s the schedule for next week’s 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day. See you there! More details here.

  • 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