Inland Northwest, High Desert

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Spider Mites Love Dusty Leaves

Remember when you were little and you put your thumb over the end of the hose and sprayed everything in sight? Bet you didn't know you were training to become a great spider mite killer someday. Hot, dry weather and dusty, dry leaves are like a welcome...
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Rugosa Roses Rosa Rugosa , by Suzanne Verrier (Capability Books, 1991; $20) is the rose book I recommend to...

Web Finds

Mississippi Extension When you hear, "Mom, I need to do a science report!" send the kids to the Mississippi State...
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Regional Reminders

  • Freeze Zucchini
  • Fertilize Petunias
  • Use Coffee or Tea To Repel Budworms
  • Water Deeply
  • Divide and Multiply

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