Desert Wildflower Reports
Dec 3, 2016 - Some rain in parts of the deserts. Still early, but we could have a good 2017 wildflower seasons in some areas. Report below.
E-mail your digital photos and reports to Jim@desertusa.com. Use Wildflower Report as the subject of your e-mail. Let us know where you took the photo and the date. We'll post them on our wildflower reports. Thanks for your support and photos.
Desert Wildflower Updates by State and Parks
- Phoenix Area and Northern AZ - Updated Nov 23, 2016
- Tucson Area and Southern AZ - Updated Sept. 1, 2016
- Anza Borrego DSP - Updated Dec 3, 2016
- Death Valley NP - Updated May 17, 2016
- Joshua Tree NP - Updated Nov 23, 2016
- Mojave NP & Amboy - Updated May 9, 2016
- Southern California - Updated May 23, 2016
- Northern California and the Northwest - Updated August 15, 2016
- Nevada and Utah - Updated Nov 23, 2016
- New Mexico - Updated April 7, 2016
- Texas - Updated May 7, 2016
Photos tips: Most digital point-and-shoot cameras have a macro function - usually symbolized by the icon of a little flower. When you turn on that function, you allow your camera to get closer to the subject, looking into a flower for example. Or getting up close and personal with a bug. More on desert photography and wildflower photos.
Water Conservation Gardening The vast majority of the water being used is wasted through evaporation, leaks, and run-off. Homeowners are not using the most efficient ways to water their landscaping and gardens. Not only are they wasting water, but they are increasing their monthly water bills. There are many ways that desert residents can have the gardens they desire while conserving precious water.
When will the desert wildflowers bloom? We start our report in January, plan your visit to coincide with the peak of the bloom - keep up to date with DesertUSA's Wildflower Reports. Be sure to bookmark this page for weekly updates and sign up for our newsletter.
We'd like to see your pictures too. E-mail your digital photos and reports to Jim@desertusa.com. Use Wildflower Report as the subject of your e-mail. Let us know where you took the photo and the date. We will post them on our wildflower reports. Thanks for your support and photos.
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