Wildlife in the Southwest

As I post this, World Wildlife Day was this week = March 3. So let’s talk Southwest wildlife. I confess I have a love / hate relationship with the wildlife in my garden. Yellow Month “Uam Masad” is the Tohono O’odham month that translates as “Yellow Month” since so many yellow desert flowers appear during this time of year.  The O’odham culture puts a positive spin on the hardest month […]

Wildlife Resistant Plants

Spring has sprung and wildlife babies abound. Bunnies, ground squirrels, rock squirrels, gophers, javelina, deer – and for some of you reading this – elk, wild horses, and wild burros can wander by to eat your pretty plants. And some birds, like quail eat plants too. More than One is No Fun While a single bunny is cute, it is upsetting when a heard of them show up and decimate […]