Posts in Coachella Valley
Lush and Efficient: Landscaping Your Park Model

Beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. While leafy plants and giant trees might not do well in the desert climate, there are plenty of low-maintenance, sustainable options to help you create a beautiful tableau around your park model or manufactured home. Ray Lotz, Sky Valley’s manager of community standards, is here to help by offering suggestions and recommendations.

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Prepare for the Blooms!

While “April showers bring May flowers” in four-season climates, for Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, it’s November through January rainfall that predicts the robustness of the March and April desert bloom. This year, heavy rainfall as early as October germinated lots of seeds across the valley floor; a relative deluge in January assures that residents will see some color very soon. The Desert Sun predicts that “the likes of Desert Dandelions, Brown-eyed Primrose and Hairy Sand Verbena could show up as early as late January if temperatures are warm enough.” Other more elusive desert flowers are expected by March, in what ecologists believe is the makings of a great wildflower season.

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