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I bought this book when I moved out to Nevada. At that time there weren't a lot of desert gardening books around and I found this one very useful, though it dealt with gardening in Arizona, which has ... Read full review
George is the Education Director for the Community Gardens of Tucson and we use his book in the garden as a primer for new gardeners and a reminder for more experienced gardeners.
Gardening in the desert is quite different than gardening in most other places. Two seasons, the need to use a soil probe for determining soil moisture, and the need to conserve water add up to throw quite a curve ball to gardeners new to the arid weather gardening. The information in George's book allows gardeners to make a good swing at desert gardening.