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					                Doña Ana County Master Gardener Monthly Magazine*
• Doña Ana County Cooperative Extension Service      Doña Ana County Extension Office
• U.S. Department of Agriculture                     530 North Church Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001
• NMSU College of Agricultural, Consumer and         Phone: (575) 525-6649 Fax: (575) 525-6652
  Environmental Sciences                             Editor: Ann Shine-Ring, Certified Master Gardener

     INDEX OF MG NEWSLETTER/MAGAZINE ARTICLES—2010 to 2012
                                                                                                           *As of July
                               2011, our MG Newsletter became the MG Monthly Magazine
                    NMSU Website for our Monthly Master Gardener Newsletters/Magazines
                                               Link: http://aces.nmsu.edu/damg
                 Plant-of-the-Month                                       Issue Month/Yr.           Pages
                 Acacia Trees for the Desert Landscape                    December 2011              1-5
                 Afghan/Eldarica Pine                                     July 2010                  1-5
                 Barrel Cacti                                             March 2010                 1-5
                 Bigtooth Maple (NMSU Research)                           October 2010               1-3
                 Bigtooth Maple: From A Master Gardener Perspective       October 2010               3-5
                 Carolina Jessamine                                       May 2011                   1-4
                 Chile Peppers                                            September 2010             1-8
                 Chinese Pistache Tree                                    November 2011              1-5
                 Claret-Cup Hedgehog/Cactus                               November 2011              5-6
                 Desert “Bird of Paradise” Shrubs                         April 2011                 1-4
                 Devil’s Claw                                             January 2011               1-4
                 Golden Ball Leadtree                                     January 2010               1-3
                 Great Native Grasses To Grow in the Southwest            April 2010                 1-4
                 Hollyhocks                                               February 2010              1-3
                 Honey Mesquite Tree                                      March 2011                 1-4
                 Lady Banks Rose                                          June 2011                  1-3
                 Lavenders                                                August 2010                1-8
                 Mandevilla Vine                                          August 2011                1-6
                 Mesquite Trees for Urban Landscapes                      January 2012               1-6
                 Mexican Elder Tree                                       February 2011              1-4
                 Pomegranate Shrub/Tree                                   May 2010                   1-4
                 Purslane: Is It A Weed or Produce?                       December 2010              1-3
                 Rainlilies                                               November 2010              1-3
                 Red Hot Poker Plant (Kniphofia uvaria)                   September 2011             1-3
                 Shantung Maples                                          October 2011               1-5
                 Tiger Aloe or Partridge Breast Aloe                      July 2011                  1-3
                 Yuccas                                                   June 2010                  1-4
                 NMSU / University Research Articles                      Issue Month/Yr.           Pages
                 Biosolids in New Mexico: Description & Use of            April 2011                  14
                     Municipal Solid Waste Composts
                 Aphids: Intgrated Pest Management                        February 2011               14
                 Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard                     August 2010                 10
                 Bandera Rocky Mountain Penstemon                         July 2010                   11
                 Black Widow & Other Widow Spiders                        June 2010                    8
                 Blossom-End Rot                                          May 2010                 10-11
                 Blue Corn Production & Marketing in New Mexico           December 2011               14
                 Buying A Living Christmas Tree                           December 2010                5
                 Caring For Plants in the Home                            November 2010                6
                 Controlling Nuisance Birds in New Mexico                 January 2011             14-15
                 Controlling Skunks in New Mexico                         January 2012          12-14,17
                 Fertilizing Your Lawn                                    February 2011               12
                 Frost Protection                                         November 2010               12
                 Growing Chiles in New Mexico                             September 2010              10
                 Growing Peppers in New Mexico Gardens                    September 2010              10
 INDEX OF MG NEWSLETTER/MAGAZINE ARTICLES—Continued
         Growing Pistachios in New Mexico                       November 2011         18
         Holiday Cacti                                          November 2010          5
NMSU / University Research Articles                      Issue Month/Yr.            Pages
Home Vegetable Gardening in New Mexico                   May 2010                      5
Honey Bees in New Mexico                                 July 2011                    10
How to Propagate Agaves & Cacti From Cuttings & Seed     March 2010                    7
How to Transplant Cactus                                 March 2010                    7
Insect Borers of Fruit Trees                             June 2011                 12-14
Interior Plants: Selection & Care                        November 2010                 6
Landscape Water Conservation: Principles of Xeriscape    May 2011                     13
Landscaping With Native Grasses                          April 2010                    5
Landscaping with the Desert Willow                       July 2010                    11
Lawn Care for Disease Control                            February 2011                 5
Lawn Diseases: Prevention & Management                   February 2011                 5
Mearn’s Quail in New Mexico                              June 2011                    10
Measuring Chile Pepper Heat                              September 2010               10
Mosquitoes (Information & Control)                       August 2010                  16
Mulches For Gardens & Landscapes                         April 2010                    5
Mulches For Gardens & Landscapes                         November 2010                 4
New Mexico Peanut Production                             October 2011                 17
New Mexico Snakes: Info for NM Homeowners                May 2011                  10-11
Oleander Leaf Scorch                                     January 2010                  4
Organic Fertilizers                                      September 2011            12-13
Organic Herbicides: Do They Work?                        June 2011                     5
Palm Diseases in the Landscape                           August 2011               12-13
Planting Landscape Trees                                 October 2010                  5
Poinsettias: Year After Year                             December 2010                 4
Prairie Dog Control in New Mexico                        December 2011             11-12
Processing Fresh Chile                                   September 2010                9
Pruning & Shearing Christmas Trees                       December 2010                 4
Pruning Deciduous Shade Trees                            October 2010                  6
Red Chile & Paprika Production in New Mexico             September 2010               10
Roses in the Garden & Landscape:                         March 2011                    5
Roses: Diseases and Abiotic Disorders                    March 2011                    5
Scorpions                                                June 2010                     8
Seed Propagation of Plants                               December 2010                 9
Site Selection/Preparation for Christmas Tree Planting   December 2010                 5
Spices & Herbs for Home Gardens                          May 2010                      5
Spider Mites: Integrated Pest Management                 February 2011                14
Thrips: Intgrated Pest Management                        February 2011                14
Using Chile: Making Ristras & Chile Sauce                September 2010                9
Watering Trees and Shrubs                                October 2010                  7
West Nile Virus: Information for New Mexico              August 2010                  24
Why Topping Hurts Trees                                  October 2010                  6
Weed Watch/Invasive Species Articles                     Issue Month/Yr.           Pages
African Rue                                              December 2010              11-12
Bull and Musk Thistle                                    October 2010                  18
Dalmatian Toadflax & Yellow Toadflax                     October 2011               15-16
Dandelions                                               April 2010                    13
Field Bindweed                                           August 2011                19-20
Goatheads                                                March 2010                    14
Hoary Cress (White Top)                                  September 2011             15-16
Increasing RoundUp’s Potency                             September 2010            13&17
Invasive Species/Weeds in New Mexico                     June 2011                     11
Invasive Species: Salt Cedar                             July 2011               11 & 14
Malta Starthistle                                        January 2011                  13
Nutsedge                                                 July 2010              17-18, 21

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Perennial Pepperweed                                     November 2011   16-17
Round-Up Resistant Weeds                                June 2010       17-18

Weed Watch/Invasive Species Articles               Issue Month/Yr.       Pages
Sahara Mustard                                     January 2012             15
Spotted Spurge                                     May 2010              15-16
Tamarisk/Salt Cedar Beetle                         July 2011                14
Tips For Weed-Free Paths                           August 2010              23
Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)               December 2011            13
Weed Control for the Garden & Landscape            September 2010           16
Weed Management in Lawns                           February 2011            13
Yellow Starthistle                                 January 2011             13
Veggies A to Z Articles                            Issue Month/Yr.       Pages
Artichokes                                         April 2010             14-15
Asparagus                                          March 2010                15
Beets                                              July 2010              19-21
Blue Corn Production & Marketing in New Mexico     December 2011             14
Broccoli                                           June 2010              19-21
Carrots                                            March 2011                14
Cauliflower                                        May 2010               17-18
Cilantro/Coriander                                 November 2011          19-20
Collards                                           August 2010               25
Fava Beans                                         November 2010             15
Garlic                                             October 2010              21
Leeks                                              July 2011              16-17
Lettuce                                            December 2010             14
Onions                                             August 2011            21-22
Peas                                               January 2011              13
Peppers                                            June 2011              15-16
Radishes                                           September 2010            16
Spinach                                            February 2011          16-17
Squash                                             October 2011           18-19
Tomatoes                                           April 2011             16-17
Tomatillos                                         January 2012              16
Summer Lettuce                                     June 2010                  5
Turnips                                            September 2011            19
Articles of Gardener Interest                      Issue Month/Yr.       Pages
2011—Year of the Zinnia                            June 2011                1-3
7 Tips For Wonderful Water Gardens                 September 2011           6-7
A Mind-Blowing Sun Photo                           January 2011              10
A Rose Calendar for Las Cruces & El Paso           January 2011           5&8
A Useful Re-Use of Plastic Bottle Caps             January 2011              12
Choosing Less Palatable Bulbs                      October 2010           14-15
Coffee Grounds: Will They Perk Up Your Plants?     March 2010                 9
Compost Tea: An Organic Approach                   October 2011              11
Composting in the Off-Season                       January 2012           10-11
Desert Four O’Clocks                               September 2011         10-11
Desert Garden Design Ideas                         July 2011                 15
Desert Landscapes Design Tips                      July 2011                 15
Down & Dirty Composting                            February 2010              4
Drought-Tolerant Plants                            May 2010                 8-9
Eupatorium Greggii Boothill™ Flower                October 2010               7
Fall Chores For Diligent Gardeners                 October 2010           16-17
Farmers’ Markets Sprout Up                         June 2010                 11
Fish Emulsion-An Organic Fertilizer                September 2010            17
Five Common Myths About West Nile Virus            August 2010            16-22
Five Great Climbing Roses                          March 2010                10
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 INDEX OF MG NEWSLETTER/MAGAZINE ARTICLES—Continued
Freeze Damage After-Care YouTube Videos          May 2011                 14
Gardeners Guide To Mulching Right                November 2011            11
Articles of Gardener Interest (Continued)        Issue Month/Yr.      Pages
Garden Container Clean-Up in 3 Steps             November 2011            17
Gardening Does the Body Good                     May 2011                 12
Gardening With Kids                              January 2011              9
Gardening-Related How-To Videos                  May 2011                 14
Get Serious About Compost                        January 2012          11-12
Great Books: The Truth About Organic Gardening   October 2011             12
Great Gardening Books by Louise Riotte           March 2011               13
Great Gardening Movie: Greenfingers              September 2010           13
Great New Gardening Books (2)                    August 2010              18
Great New Gardening Books (2)                    July 2010                14
Great New Gardening Books (3)                    June 2010                14
Great New Gardening Resources                    May 2010                 12
Great Plants For Attracting Butterflies          July 2010                 7
Grow Your Own Herbs in Pots (book)               November 2011            13
Handy New Tools                                  February 2010            12
Hardy New Mexico Palms                           August 2011       13-14, 16
Harry Potter Herbology                           January 2010         6 & 11
Helping Your Potted Plants Survive Winter        November 2010         12-14
Herb Drying How To                               March 2011               11
How To Dig Up—Remove—Destroy Yuccas              April 2011               15
How to Make a Windsock                           March 2010                9
How To Rebloom Poinsettia                        November 2011            10
Ideas for Southwestern Desert Gardeners          June 2011                 4
Keep Your Climber Blooming                       March 2010               10
Living Floral Flag                               August 2010              23
Long Summer Days & Gardening Maintenance         August 2010              22
Low-Maintenance Tips for Any Garden              August 2010              23
Mistletoe: Integrated Pest Management            December 2010         11-12
Naga Viper—The World’s Hottest Chile Pepper      January 2011             11
National Master Gardener Programs Survey, 2009   December 2010            17
Need-To-Know Bulb Basics                         October 2011         6-7,10
Neem Oil—An Organic Insecticide & Fungicide      August 2010              21
New Dwarf Butterfly Bush                         July 2010                12
New Herbicide Suspected in Tree Deaths           August 2011              15
New Mexico Chile Seeds in Washington D.C.        May 2010                 12
NMSU Goes “Green” With Red Chile Research        January 2011             11
Nose-Worthy Plants                               August 2011              11
Nutrient Deficiency in Roses                     April 2011              5-6
Oleander Toxicity Warnings                       September 2011           18
Organic Gardening—Natural Insecticides           September 2010           16
Penstemons for Landscapes                        July 2011               4-6
Planning A Butterfly Garden                      July 2010                10
Planning A Water Garden                          September 2011          4-7
Planting Reminders for Edibles                   February 2011             9
Plants You Can’t Kill                            April 2010              7-8
Poinsettias: Keepers or Compost?                 April 2010               10
Potting Soil Safety                              May 2011                  6
Pruning Basics: A Brush Up                       December 2011            11
Pruning Like A Pro                               December 2011             9
Pruning Mistakes & How To Fix Them               December 2011         10-11
Reblooming Christmas & Thanksgiving Cacti        November 2011            10
Reconsider the “P” in N-P-K                      October 2011          10-11
Rose Terminology                                 March 2011            11-12
Rustling (Propagating) Roses                     April 2011            12-13
Safe Exercising in the Garden                    July 2010                12
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Salvias For the Garden                                July 2011         6-7, 12-13
Seed Collecting & Storing                             December 2010             10
Articles of Gardener Interest (Continued)             Issue Month/Yr.       Pages
Six Great Choices For Mulch                           November 2011             12
Spring Vegetable Planting                             February 2010              6
Starting Plants From Seed                             December 2010              9
Storing & Preserving Your Fall Harvest                October 2010              16
Storing Pecans and Other Nuts                         January 2011              12
Ten Top Fragrant Flowers                              August 2011            10-11
Ten Top Roses                                         January 2010          7 & 12
Tips for Butterfly Gardening                          July 2010                 10
Tips For Growing Terrific Tulips                      October 2010              11
Tips For Pruning Roses                                January 2011               5
Top Ten Edible Plants                                 February 2011          10-11
Unethical Native Plant Harvesting                     February 2010           9-10
Veggie Gardening Is Still Hot                         June 2010                 11
What Kind of Gardener Are You?                        June 2011                  6
What’s A Bulb?                                        October 2010        11 & 14
Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall                     October 2010             8-9
Windy Day Strategies                                  February 2010              4
World’s Largest Hailstone                             September 2010            10
You Know You’re Addicted To Gardening When...         July 2010                  6
Your Own Personal Gardener Resource                   June 2010                 11
Yucca – New Mexico State Flower                       January 2010               5
Birds, Reptiles & Wildlife Interest                   Issue Month/Yr.       Pages
17 Hummingbirds Found in the Southwest                August 2010            11-14
Bolson Tortoises                                      December 2010             13
Burrowing Owls                                        November 2011          14-15
Butterfly Species Found in the Southwest              July 2010                8-9
Chihauhuan Ravens                                     October 2010              19
Combatting Squirrels                                  February 2010              5
Controlling Skunks in New Mexico                      January 2012       12-14, 17
Flower Power For Hummingbirds                         August 2010             9-10
Flying High With Eagles                               October 2011           13-14
Great Books: Raptors of New Mexico                    October 2011              12
How Birds Fly                                         September 2011         13-14
Hummingbird Feeder Information                        August 2010               15
Hummingbird’s Nest (Photo)                            August 2010               14
Hummingbirds—Jewels of the Bird World                 August 2010               14
Juvenile Birds                                        March 2010                11
Mourning Doves                                        June 2010         9-10 & 21
New Mexico State Reptile (Whiptail Lizard)            January 2010              10
Outwitting Backyard Creatures                         October 2010           19-20
Plants That Deter Deer                                September 2011            14
Prairie Dog Control in New Mexico                     December 2011          11-12
Protecting Bulbs From Critters                        October 2010              15
Roadrunner (The)                                      April 2010            9 & 16
Insects, Diseases & Pests Interest                    Issue Month/Yr.      Pages
Aphids in the Garden                                  February 2011            14
Cactus Moth Pest Alert                                April 2011            10-11
Citrus Greening Disease                               January 2010          4&6
Dirty Half Dozen: Six Insects Harmful to Vegetables   March 2011             9-10
Fungus Gnats and Bounce® Dryer Sheets                 April 2011                6
Insect and Bug Database Resources                     March 2011               15
Leafcutter Bees                                       May 2010                  7
Mosquitoes                                            August 2010              16
Natural Pest Management                               February 2011            17
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        INDEX OF MG NEWSLETTER/MAGAZINE ARTICLES—Continued
       Nine Beneficial Garden Insects                      August 2011                          16-18
       Oleander Toxicity Warnings                          September 2011                          18
       Insects, Diseases & Pests Interest (Continued)      Issue Month/Yr.                     Pages
       Seeing Spots in Your Garden?                        June 2010                              6-7

       Monthly Gardening “Honey-Do” Lists
       January 2012         Pages 8-9                      July 2011           Pages    8-9
       February 2011        Pages 7-8                      August 2011         Pages    8-9
       March 2011           Pages 7-8                      September 2011      Pages    8-9
       April 2011           Pages 8-9                      October 2011        Pages    8-9
       May 2011             Pages 8-9                      November 2011       Pages    8-9
       June 2011            Pages 8-9                      December 2011       Pages    7-8
       Master Gardener Intern Profiles                     Issue Month/Yr.                       Page
       Intern Profile: Dale Petzold                        February 2010                           10
       Intern Profile: Evicta Harvey                       March 2010                              11
       Intern Profile: Linda Morgan                        April 2010                               9
       Intern Profile: Linden Ranels                       May 2010                                11
       Intern Profile: Sylvia Hacker                       June 2010                               13
       Intern Profile: Russ Boor                           August 2010                             22
       Intern Profile: Christine Chavez                    September 2010                          18
       Intern Profile: Jodi Richardson                     October 2010                            17
       Intern Profile: Jill Klann                          February 2011                            6
       Intern Profile: Marjie Snell                        March 2011                               6
       Intern Profile: Jana Melvin                         April 2011                               7
       Intern Profile: John Nelson                         May 2011                                 7
       Intern Profile: Maryann Pribillo                    June 2011                                7
       Intern Profile: Sharon Cunningham                   August 2011                              7

       Local Events of Interest                            Issue Month/Yr.                      Page
       2012 Master Gardener State Conference               January 2012                             7
       Butterfly Flutterby (9th Annual)                    August 2011                              9
       Community Garden Rules & Oper. Guidelines           November 2011                       7 & 13
       Demonstration/Teaching Garden Partnership           November 2011                            6
       Fall Master Gardener Education Classes              August 2010                             10
       Fall Master Gardener Garden Expo                    October 2011                            20
       Field Trip Agricultural TV Shows                    February 2011                            8
       High on the Desert Gardening Conference             January 2012                             7
       Las Cruces Tour of Gardens                          May 2011                                 6
       Mesilla Valley Iris Rhizome Fall Sale               September 2011                          16
       My Favorite Gardening Things                        January 2012                            18
       State Conference T-Shirt Design Contest             November 2011                           21
       ‘Strut Your Mutt’ Event                             September 2011                          16
       UTEP Chihuahuan Desert Plant Sale                   April 2011                               6

       Local Food Interest                                 Issue Month/Yr.                      Page
       Bird Suet Recipe                                    February 2010                          14
       Bird Suet Recipe                                    December 2010                           8
       Easy Homemade Chili Powder                          May 2010                               11
       Salsa Contest Recipe Winners                        March 2010                              7
       Salsa Contest Recipe Winners                        April 2010                              5
       Salsa Contest Recipe Winners                        May 2010                                5

Other Information Provided in Our Monthly Newsletters/Magazines:
1) Monthly MG meeting minutes, 2) MG Birthdays, 3) MG Hotline Assignments and Monthly Hotline Client Data, 4) Thank
you to MGs bringing refreshments to meetings, 5) MG Plant Sales, Farmers’ Market, Garden Expos and monthly “Lunch &
Learn” library presentations, 6) Community & School Gardens Reports, 7) Southwest New Mexico area and statewide

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conferences of interest, 8) reminder to bring seeds/plants for exchange at monthly meetings, and 9) information about
gardening-related interesting websites.




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