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  • Getting a jumpstart on the garden

    Judy Walker, Gardening Notes|Apr 5, 2019

    Early in March we spent an afternoon soaking up the sun and strolling in the stunning Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. It was quite busy, even for a weekend. Part of the draw was the butterfly house ... and the added crowd attractor was the annual plant sale. A plant sale? In March? Oh, to be a Zone 9 gardener. Our temperatures here in Zone 3 are finally creeping into the 50s, and the aching to see green and the urge to get our hands dirty in the garden are palpable. Despite the cold hard...