These miniature Mimosas were captured on the banks of the Banana River. The cool thing about this plant is if you touch it, the leaves will fold droop, as if it were playing dead. The leafs open back up in about an hour. I live in zone 6a and this will be my 1st time doing a full garden. I have no expectations except for my pepper plants that I will be doing in pots on the back porch (becuase I have done those before). So does anyone have any good tips/tricks to help a ne... We're in Zone 9, in the Phoenix area. I have roses in my back yard and side yard. In both areas I have both old and new bushes. Both areas get sub most of the day. The side yard gets morning and early afternoon, and the back yard gets late morning and ear... Zone 8 in central Texas is about a week away from spring planting. Hooray! Hi! I'm Angelique. I live in the Phoenix area. My favorite plants to grow are roses. These were two of my climbers before I went all Morticia Adams on them. I'm going to plant several more climbers and bush roses this year. We also have many young fruit t... Derek's perspective I live in Central Arizona USA and already my roses are starting to bud out, which means it's time to trim them back. I have one head of broccoli left to harvest. There is a critter, probably a chimpmunk, pulling the leaves off of the stems. So there goes ... I decided to start doing gardening videos this season. This first one is a wintery video about how i organize my seeds and how i plan my garden layout. If anyone else does videos feel free to post them in the community!