C’mon, you knew I’d pick an “X” word, even if it were a stretch -- but, as it turns out, I think it’s germane. Stick with me here ...
I live in the high New Mexican desert of the American Southwest. The physical environment and climate are beautiful, but harsh, and are tough for those among us who try to grow things. (Hmmm -- there’s a parallel to current events!)
Gardeners who relocate to this region generally must learn two lessons.