March is a great month for planting in Las Vegas, including artichokes, asparagus, beans, cantaloupes, peppers, eggplants and tomatoes. Here are some of my favorite tips for successful herb and veggie gardening in Southern Nevada: Consider well where you place your garden, or the plants.
Citrus can't grow outdoors year-round in northern Nevada because our winters are too cold. But, with some help, lemons, grapefruit and other types of citrus will survive and even thrive. ... If you want to try growing citrus, start with good soil as a foundation. Citrus needs well-drained acidic soil.
Leyland cypress (cupressocyparis leylandii) The Leyland cypress grows at least 3 feet per year, up to 70 feet tall and a narrow 15 feet wide. It is widely used for privacy hedges throughout the Southeast, and it is hardy in zones 6 to 10. It is a beautiful tree, but it is susceptible to plenty of insects and diseases.
What are the fastest-growing trees for privacy? Hybrid poplar tops the list. It can grow upwards of five feet per year. The Leyland cypress, green giant arborvitae, and silver maple are all close seconds because they add about two feet to their height each year.
Homegrown lemons are a rarity in Kansas, but committed gardeners can succeed at growing them and other citrus fruit by creating the right environment. Newer, improved dwarf varieties are the best bet for indoor growing of citrus.
T = Temperate, or USDA Zone 9b Describes the areas of southern Australia, including Melbourne, and elevated areas in NSW and southern Queensland. Summers are warm and winters cold to cool. Rainfall of around 600-800mm (23-31in) is spread throughout the year but with a spring peak. Severe frosts inland.
When to Plant Vegetables in Zone 9 The growing season in zone 9 typically lasts from late February to early December. Planting season extends all the way to the end of the year if the days are mostly sunny.