Rocky Mountains

April, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden

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The Water-Thrifty Landscape

Landscaping with plants that require little or no supplemental watering has become popular throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Unlike a "zeroscape" that consists of gravel, yucca, and cacti, water-thrifty or xeriscape gardening offers attractive and...
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Resources

Books

Questions Kids Ask About Insects Just for youngsters, budding entomologists, and bugaholics, here's a fun book with some neat...

Favorite or New Plant

Crabapple 'Donald Wyman' With over 400 named varieties of crabapples, it can be hard to make a choice. However, since many...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Non-Blooming Lilacs
  • Plant Container-Grown Perennials
  • Fertilize Cool-Season Lawns
  • Put up Hummingbird Feeders
  • Tidy up Flowering Shrubs

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