• Cricket Management

      Bradley, Lucy; Gibson, Roberta; Entomology (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1998-04)
      Indian house crickets and field crickets are the two most common crickets in Arizona. Although these crickets do not bite or carry diseases, they are considered a nuisance because of their "chirping". This publication focuses on common crickets found in Arizona, including the Indian house crickets, field crickets, and Jerusalem crickets. It also discusses the problems they cause and the strategies to control them.
    • Deciduous Fruit and Nuts for the Low Desert

      Bradley, Lucy; Maurer, Michael; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2002-03)
    • Flower Planting Guide for the Low Desert

      Bradley, Lucy; Cromell, Cathy; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1999-04)
      Includes tables for choosing flowers based on color, height, days from seed to bloom, light needs, water needs, growing difficulty, lures, and special characteristics. Also includes planting and flowering dates.
    • Frost Protection

      Bradley, Lucy; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1998-04)
      The variation of the first and the last frost date is due to differences in elevation, density of population and several other factor, including a variation in temperature from year to year. All these variations make it more difficult to protect plants. To adequately protect your plants from frost damage you need to understand cold weather; how plants respond to cold; how heat is transferred; how to prevent frost damage; symptoms of frost damage and how to care for plants that have been damaged by frost.
    • Guide to Symptoms of Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

      Bradley, Lucy; Hosier, Shanyn; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1999-05)
      Plants need the right combination of nutrients to live, grow and reproduce. When plants suffer from malnutrition, they show symptoms of being unhealthy. This publication provides information on the patten of symptoms and the treatments for plant nutrient deficiencies.
    • How to Hire A Tree Expert

      Bradley, Lucy; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2001-10)
      Tree experts, known as arborists, provide a variety of services to help you care for the valuable investment you have made in your trees. This publication provides information about the type of services the arborists and tree workers provide, as well as the type of tree workers, the cost of hiring a tree worker and how to select a qualified tree worker.
    • Low Desert Citrus Varieties

      Maurer, Michael; Bradley, Lucy; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1998-04)
      When choosing a variety of citrus to plant in your yard consider: what you like to eat; when you want to harvest; and how cold it gets in your yard. There are many varieties of species of citrus, each with its own characteristics. This publication lists the characteristics of some of the most popular varieties of citrus.
    • Plants for Poolside Landscapes

      Bradley, Lucy; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 1998-08)
      Landscaping is the finishing touch to your backyard oasis. Your pool will be even more inviting when surrounded by the right plants. This publication provides guidelines for selecting plants that work well with your watering regiment and also lists the name of plants that will thrive in Arizona's hot weather.
    • Rose Care in the Low Desert

      Bradley, Lucy; Coffman, MaryLou; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2003-06)
      This publication contains guidelines for watering, cultivating and fertilizing roses. It also contains Monthly check sheet for rose care.
    • Rose Selection and Planting in the Low Desert

      Bradley, Lucy; Coffman, MaryLou; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2003-06)
      This publication contains an overview of the different types of roses, a chart with name, color, ARS rateing, fragrance, flower and foliage description, and growth habit. Also contains planting guidelines
    • Specialty Gardens for Arizona

      Bradley, Lucy; Morris, Gail; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2002-09)
      Once you have the basics of gardening down, it'?s fun to be creative! Many parts of your classroom curriculum can be incorporated in gardening. You can plant Butterfly Gardens, Bat Gardens, Pizza Gardens, Salsa Gardens, Dinosaur Gardens or build Sunflower Houses with your younger students. A simple idea like an ABC garden with a plant to match each letter can make learning the alphabet a bit more interesting when you break up the day by visiting your garden. It'?s an ideal situation for an older class to organize for the younger children in the school.
    • Troubleshooting Problems with Roses

      Bradley, Lucy; McKusick, Rod; Plant Sciences, School of (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2003-06)
      This publication contains guidelines for identifying and managing pests and diseases of Roses.