El Paso Desert Blooms

A guide to help you, find plants that thrive in the Chihuahuan Desert.

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EPA Water Sense Partner

Sustainable Gardening Tips

Soils and Compost

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.

Water Saving Tips

Water-wise plants can be beautiful as well as practical.

Ask at your local nursery for the types of plants that have minimal watering needs.