Rocky Mountains

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Slugs

They make sneak attacks at night and chew leaves and succulent stems of plants. Large populations can infest lawns. Signs of their invasion can be found in the morning as shiny, dry, slime trails leaving the area. You've just encountered some very...
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Resources

Books

A Field Guide to Insects Summer is the season for insects, both good and bad, in our lawns and gardens. One of my favorite...

Favorite or New Plant

Sundrops (Calylophus hartwegii) If you need a hardy and drought-enduring ground cover, consider sundrops ( Calylophus hartwegii )...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watch for Disappearing Tomato Leaves
  • Pay Attention to Yellow Leaves
  • Spray Wooley Aphids
  • Remove Pine Cone Galls
  • Clean Tree Wounds

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