Mary Irish

Mary Irish is a garden writer, lecturer, and educator who lived in Arizona for 25 years. She is the author of many books, including Gardening in the Desert. For more than a decade, she served as the Director of Public Horticulture at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. She has been a gardening columnist for the Arizona Republic and has served as a consultant on many large-scale landscaping projects. She now teaches classes and conducts workshops on a wide variety of topics in desert gardening.
Gardening in the Desert Gardening in the Desert
Gardening in the Desert

Gardening in the Desert

A Guide to Plant Selection and Care

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A Place All Our Own A Place All Our Own
A Place All Our Own

A Place All Our Own

Lives Entwined in a Desert Garden

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