Yard & Garden


  • Season Extension
    Extend growing seasons in New Mexico with high tunnel construction.
  • Drought Resources
    Publications to assist New Mexico's ranchers, farmers, and homeowners cope with our current extreme drought conditions.
  • Desert Blooms
    A collection of NMSU's Extension and research resources to help you learn how to use your resources to create the ideal garden or landscape environment perfectly suited to your lifestyle.
  • Southwest Yard & Garden Columns
    Weekly column, written by Marisa Thompson, Extension horticulture specialist, that addresses garden and landscape questions.
  • Chile Pepper Institute
    Research based information for growers, processors and anyone wanting to learn about chile peppers.
  • Plant Diagnostic Clinic
    Services include analysis of plant material for plant pathogens and environmental stresses as well as suggesting appropriate control measures when available.
  • New Mexico Master Gardeners
    Master Gardeners assist their local Cooperative Extension Service office in providing accurate, research-based gardening information to county residents.

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