Desert Wildflower Reports
Nov. 2015 - Rain has fallen in most of the deserts in the southwest, this could be the foundation for a good wildflower season. A beautiful wildflower spring depends on the right amount of rain, in the right months and how fast the desert heats up. Some new reports 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 June 16, 2015
- Tucson Area and Southern AZ - Updated Nov 25, 2015
- Anza Borrego DSP - Updated Oct 22, 2015
- Death Valley NP - Updated Nov 25, 2015
- Joshua Tree NP - Updated May 15, 2015
- Mojave NP & Amboy - Updated Oct 20, 2015
- California Southern - Updated Oct 22, 2015
- Northern California and Oregon - Updated April 23, 2015
- Nevada and Utah - Updated Oct 27, 2015
- New Mexico - Updated June 8, 2015
- Texas - Updated Nov 5, 2015
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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