Resources and links

Maricopa County Extension Service

Cooperative Extension plays a unique role by bringing the University of Arizona to both urban and rural Maricopa County.  Maricopa County is home to almost four million people, each with unique needs.
Extension provides practical information and education to help people make their lives better.
Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people
can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses.

Arizona Master Gardener

Arizona Master Gardeners are university-trained volunteers who serve as community educators. They work with the University of Arizona providing research based information on environmentally responsible gardening and landscaping to the public.

David Austin Roses

David Austin's English Roses combine the forms and fragrances of old roses with the repeat-flowering of modern roses. They are very easy to grow, healthy and reliable.

Weeks Roses

Weeks' superior Grade #1 & #1 1/2 two-year plants - the mainstay since 1938! Check out a favorite - "George Burns".

Star Roses

Star Roses has been providing bare root roses to Baker Nursery for several years now. We recommend you look at the new "Drift Groundcover Roses" - the first compact groundcover roses.

Landscape Watering by the Numbers

A watering guide for the Arizona desert provided by your local water provider, who encourages you to use water wisely.

Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson Nursery, a California Corporation, provides us with fruit trees, nut trees, vine & bush fruits, and flowering trees.

L.E. Cooke

L.E. Cooke Co is a wholesale nursery specializing in growing deciduous trees and shrubs with over 1250 acres in production.

Desert Botanical Garden

The Garden's commitment to the community is to advance excellence
in education, research, exhibition, and conservation of desert plants
of the world with emphasis on the Southwestern United States. We
will ensure that the Garden is always a compelling  attraction that
brings to life the many wonders of the desert.

Botanical Interests



We get our seeds from Botanical Interests. Now you can too! ONLINE! Just click the link above!

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map


The 2003 US National Arboretum "Web Version" of the 1990 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Four Winds Growers


Dwarf citrus from Four Winds Growers:
bringing smaller trees with delicious,
full-sized fruit to your garden

Arizona Municipal Water Users Association


The Arizona Municipal Water Users Association is a forum through which the member cities and towns work to attain the highest degree of intergovernmental cooperation possible in order to advance the rational and effective use of water resources within the state, and position cities and towns in the forefront of water resources policy development and planning.
Jaz Rose Spray


Jaz™ Rose Spray safely protects roses from common causes of environmental stress by enhancing natural resistance to disease, drought, salt stress and temperature extremes.
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery

To assist you in your selection process, Mountain States Wholesale Nursery offers over 450 taxa of desert-adapted trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, accents, flowering perennials, groundcovers and vines. We specialize in providing landscape plants that combine beauty and water economy. It is our goal to provide quality plant material to allow the fulfillment of design concepts that reflect the spirit and the beauty of the desert.

Desert Tree Farm

Desert Tree Farm has been propagating, cultivating and growing native arid plants since the early 1970’s. Our job is to provide retailers, landscape contractors, and landscape architects with healthy container grown trees, shrubs and groundcovers ready to be set into the landscape.

Australian Outback Plantation

The largest selection of fully imported plants from Australian seed sources.